Stashfin expands leadership, names Baljit Singh Kalha as General Counsel

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● Formerly with Titus & Co., he has advised overseas companies, and is
experienced in conducting M&A and JV’s, specializing in all aspects of investments
into India
● Will leverage his in-depth experience of more than two decades, in providing
strategic advice to Stashfin’s leadership team with a business solution mindset.

New Delhi, 27 July 2022: Neobanking platform Stashfin has made a key
addition to its leadership team, with Baljit Singh Kalha joining as General
Counsel.

Prior to joining Stashfin, Kalha, who has a rich experience of over 20 years,
was Senior Partner at Titus and Co. Apart from being extensively involved in
the M&A practice at the renowned law firm, he was a critical member of the
Indian and International team of lawyers working on the dispute between
Italy and India concerning the “Enrica Lexie” incident. He is a seasoned expert
in conducting M&A, JV’s and specializes in all aspects of investments into
India and advising start-ups and joint ventures from negotiations leading to
their inception to occasions when ventures have to be restructured or
liquidated.

At Stashfin, Kalha will provide strategic legal counseling to top and middle
management, internal business and product teams (including legal, public
policy, communications and sales and marketing teams) across a diverse
range of complex issues. His role will also encompass providing strategic

inputs towards corporate strategy, introduction of new products, policy
enhancements, compliances and legal aspects.
He is a graduate of St Stephens College, New Delhi with an LL.B. from CLC,
Delhi University. He then went on to complete an LL.M from Georgetown
University.
Stashfin recently announced a fund-raise of $270 Mn in series C round, which
was among one of the highest in H1 2022, and has been making headlines
with a series of new initiatives such as brand revamp, exclusive card launches
for Women and Army segments, leadership hiring and expansion plans.
Tushar Aggarwal, CEO and Founder of Stashfin, said, “We’re delighted to
have someone with such an enviable legal experience join us as General
Counsel. Baljit will guide us in regulatory engagement and work with
industry bodies to drive policy change initiatives and represent Stashfin in
regulatory forums. We look forward to leveraging his expertise to help
Stashfin explore and evaluate new business opportunities.”
Kalha added: “Having advised Stashfin in my capacity as external counsel for
a number of years, I have witnessed Stashfin grow from strength to strength
and I feel honoured to be associated with such a solid organisation and
brand. I hope to use my expertise to provide strategic advice to the leadership
team with a business solution mindset as well as look into corporate strategy,
ethics, compliance, licences, equity and debt deals, ESOP schemes, cap table
management and preparation for possible listing.”

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