M&A, Joint Ventures and Private Equity

We possesses rich experience and expertise in mergers, acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and all other corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and de-mergers through the Court process.

We have acted as a trusted advisor to clients across various sectors that heavily rely on our expertise and problem-solving approach. We understand that no two transactions are the same and we render bespoke advise to assist our clients in meeting their business objectives.

We provide comprehensive advise in structuring of transactions across industries and jurisdictions and have worked on high value deals in diverse sectors including power, airports, highways, information technology, internet and ecommerce, consumer goods and manufacturing, hospitality, media, ports, mining, sports, aerospace and defence, banking, other infrastructure, etc.

We regularly advise our clients in business transfer agreements and acquisition of shares in listed as well as unlisted companies by way of private placement, preferential allotment and open offer process. We represent our international and domestic clients in drafting and negotiating all transactional documents, Share purchase Agreements, Share Subscription cum Shareholding Agreements, Name and Trademark Licensing Agreements and Technology Transfer Agreements. We also advise our clients in structuring their private equity funds in India including setting up of Alternative Investment Funds, preparing the Private Placement memorandum, drafting and negotiating Investment Agreements, Investment Management and Advisory Agreements.

We assist our clients in formulating tax efficient structures, legal risk assessment, identifying practical time-lines, due diligence reviews, implementation strategies, obtaining regulatory approvals and assistance in finalizing payment mechanisms, non-competition restrictions and escrow arrangements. We also help in identifying and implementing corporate protection mechanisms, such as minority protection rights, exit options, call and put option arrangements, termination consequences and regulatory matters.

Our partner-driven practice ensures that each client enjoys a high level of personal service as well as a high quality service standard.

M&A Practice has been rated highly by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

The Firm has recently been awarded as the 'Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year in India - 2016 at Corporate Intl Global Awards.


Key People

Nusrat Hassan
Co- Managing Partner
Mumbai
Anand Srivastava
Partner
Delhi
Alok Sonker
Associate Partner
Mumbai
Ashutosh Narang
Associate Partner
Mumbai
Harish Kumar
Partner
Delhi
Manish Gupta
Partner
Delhi
Santosh Pai
Partner
Gurugram
Venkat Satyanarayana
Partner
Bengaluru
Vijai Mathur
Partner
Delhi
Y. Sriniwas Arun
Partner
Hyderabad

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