IndusLaw has counselled Indian company Mohalla Tech, which owns social media platform ShareChat and short video app Mo, on its $502 million fundraising round. The funding values Mohalla Tech at $2.1 billion.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has advised Indian online learning platform Byju’s on its $1 billion acquisition of Blackstone-backed Indian tutor Aakash Educational Services, which was represented by Khaitan & Co. Trilegal counselled Blackstone.
India’s Veritas Legal has hired Manav Raheja as corporate partner in Mumbai from J Sagar Associates.
AZB & Partners has counselled Indian software giant Wipro on its $1.45 billion acquisition of UK consultancy Capco.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has advised Godrej Properties on its 37.5-billion-rupee ($518 million) qualified institutional placement (QIP), with Sidley Austin and Trilegal representing the bookrunning lead managers.
Lalit Maheshwari, formerly a deputy inspector of the anti-corruption bureau of the Indian state of Rajasthan, has joined law firm Capstone Legal as the head of its white-
Latham & Watkins, Nishith Desai Associates and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas have advised India’s ReNew Power on its planned $8 billion listing on the NASDAQ via merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) RMG Acquisition, which was represented by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Khaitan & Co.
India has appealed against an order by an international tribunal to pay $1.2 billion in damages, plus other costs, to Cairn Energy in a long-running tax dispute, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Squire Patton Boggs and Crawford Bayley & Co have represented India on the $762 million sale of its stake in Tata Communications (TCL), which was advised by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Khaitan & Co counselled the brokers.