IndusLaw hires second M&A partner in a week

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has added Rohit Ambast as a partner in Delhi from rival Khaitan & Co, where he was a counsel.

SG: White & Case adds M&A partner from India’s AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Private equity funds and M&A specialist Sayak Maity has joined U.S. law firm White & Case as a partner in Singapore from India’s AZB & Partners.

IndusLaw lands M&A specialist from SAM in Mumbai

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has hired corporate expert Faraz Khan as a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.

Latham, Links, CAM, SAM act on PB Fintech’s $770 mln market debut

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas have advised Indian financial services platform PB Fintech on its 57-billion-rupee ($770 million) initial public offering, with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Linklaters representing the book running lead managers.

Khaitan, AZB, K Law, Desai & Diwanji advise on $490 mln India solar power deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Khaitan & Co, AZB & Partners and K Law have advised Reliance New Energy Solar (RNESL) and Reliance Industries (RIL) on RNESL’s 36-billion-rupee ($489 million) acquisition of stake in Sterling & Wilson Solar which was represented by Desai & Diwanji.

Argus Partners adds corporate expert from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has hired Prashanth Sabeshan as a partner in the firm’s corporate and infrastructure practice in Bengaluru from AZB & Partners.

SAM, Latham, Khaitan, Shearman act on India’s largest IPO

BY Asian Legal Business |

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co and Latham & Watkins have advised Indian payments firm Paytm on its 183-billion-rupee ($2.4 billion) initial public offering, with Khaitan & Co and Shearman & Sterling advising the underwriters.

AZB advises Indian beauty firm Nykaa on $711 mln IPO

BY Asian Legal Business |

AZB & Partners has counselled Indian cosmetics-to-fashion platform Nykaa on its $711 million initial public offering on the BSE and NSE, with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Sidley Austin advising the lead managers, and Trilegal representing the selling shareholders.

India’s Runaway IPO Boom Sparks Hiring Spree

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

The world is seeing an IPO frenzy at the moment, and India is no exception. According to Bloomberg, companies globally have raised a record $476 billion as of the third week of September, and India’ share is $10.2 billion. At least 64 Indian businesses have hit the equity capital markets in 2021, taking the S&P BSE Sensex to a record, Bloomberg added.

Delhi: AZB lands competition partner from TTA

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s AZB & Partners has hired antitrust expert Ram Kumar Poornachandran as a partner in Delhi from Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA).

Saraf expands in Delhi, Mumbai with 4 new partners

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Saraf & Partners has hired real estate experts Sachit Mathur, Ajay Bhadu, and Astha Singh Trehan in Delhi, and banking and finance specialist Sagar Manju in Mumbai. All join as partners.

IndusLaw hires partners in Mumbai, Hyderabad

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has added M&A specialist Apurbalal Malik and real estate expert Avikshit Moral as partners in the firm’s Hyderabad and Mumbai offices, respectively.