Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Expertise

Our mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practice has significant experience advising on a wide range of transactions, both on the buy-side and the sell-side, including many first-of-kind M&A transactions. We have extensive experience in advising on open offers/tender offers with respect to listed company takeovers, private company buyouts, take-private deals, leveraged buyouts, distressed deals, corporate restructurings and reorganisations, court-approved mergers and demergers, asset purchases, etc.

We are one of a select group of law firms in Asia with strong experience of over a decade acting as lead global counsel on several complex, multi-jurisdictional M&A deals. Given our wealth of experience advising on numerous unique situations, we have built a strong reputation for consistently formulating robust legal strategies for our clients.

Our M&A practice also encompasses very strong competition law advisory and tax laws advisory capabilities, thereby enabling us to offer our clients a comprehensive offering when it comes to M&A.

We have a diverse industry focus, having successfully advised on several transactions in verticals such as technology, internet, media, and telecom, financial services/fintech, infrastructure, manufacturing, healthcare, and retail.

Our Indicative Experience

Represented AllGo Embedded Systems Private Limited, a company engaged in the development of multimedia system solutions for automotive and consumer markets, and its shareholder in connection with the acquisition of AllGo by Visteon Corporation for a consideration of USD 22 million.

Represented TVV Capital in connection with its acquisition of an Indian company engaged in the intelligent assembly solutions sector, as part of a larger global transaction in which TVV Capital purchased the assets of a prominent American company engaged in the manufacturing sector for USD 40 million.

Represented Black Dragon Capital LLC in connection with its acquisition of the Indus business division of R Systems International Limited, which is engaged in providing integrated enterprise multi-portfolio lending systems for banking, insurance, and telecom companies.

Represented ChangedEDU Holdings Pte Limited, a Singapore based investment platform focused on acquisition of assets in the education space, in connection with its USD 1.5 million acquisition of the college admissions consultancy business of Cialfo Pte Limited, a leading Singapore based start-up in the education space.

Represented Circor International in relation to the acquisition of the Indian businesses of Colfax Corporation, as part of its USD 855 million global acquisition of the fluid handling business of Colfax Corporation.

Represented GAVS Technologies, a US based AI-led digital transformation company, and its investor Basil Technology Partners, in connection with the acquisition of a significant majority stake by Kedaara Capital for over USD 100 million.

Represented Sequoia Capital, Saama Capital, and DSG Consumer Partners in connection with the sale of Rakyan Beverages Private Limited, which sells juices and drinks under the brand RAW Pressery, to Wingreens Farms Private Limited.

Acted as the lead global legal counsel to Capital Square Partners in connection with its significant majority investment in Bits In Glass, a Canada headquartered technology firm in the digital transformation space having global operations in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and India.

Represented Infosys Limited in connection with its USD 200 million acquisition of Panaya, Inc., a leading provider of automation technology for large scale enterprise software management.

Represented a consortium comprising of The Carlyle Group and Advent International in connection with their USD 1.5 billion bid for Patni Computer Systems, a listed company (in India and the US) engaged in the IT/BPO space.

Represented an investor consortium comprising of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, General Atlantic, Goldman Sachs, Norwest Venture Partners, Everstone Capital, and Ashmore Investment Management on their USD 425 million investment into Asian Genco Pte Limited, an infrastructure company with diversified assets in power generation and engineering services, including renewable energy assets.

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