Hakluyt elects Varun Chandra as Managing Partner

Hakluyt is delighted to announce that Varun Chandra has been elected managing partner of the business.

Hakluyt chairman Lord Deighton commented: “The election of  Varun as managing partner is an exciting moment for Hakluyt, reflecting its ambition as a business to build on its remarkable heritage and global client base. I look forward very much to working closely with him in driving the next phase of growth of this unique advisory firm.”

Varun Chandra said: “I am delighted to be returning to London from New York as Hakluyt’s managing partner. Our firm advises many of the world’s leading corporations and investment firms on their most pressing commercial issues, delivering informed, actionable insight around M&A and partnerships, market entry, competitive dynamics, major disputes, cyber risks, and critical C-suite hires.

“Working with such talented and experienced colleagues to help our clients address some of their most important challenges and opportunities is an enormous privilege. I am determined to reinforce Hakluyt’s position among senior decision-makers as the trusted, independent, discreet adviser of choice, while continuing to explore new ways in which our highly differentiated methodology might serve our clients.”