Trilegal, AZB act on $915 mln India life insurance deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Trilegal has advised Exide Industries’ life insurance subsidiary,Exide Life, on its 67-billion-rupee ($915 million) sale to HDFC Life Insurance Company, which was represented by AZB & Partners.

Trilegal, SAM, AZB act on $4.7 bln Indian payments acquisition

BY Aparna Sai |

Trilegal has advised technology investor Prosus Ventures on its $4.7 billion acquisition of Indian payments gateway firm BillDesk, which was represented by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM). AZB & Partners has counselled the selling shareholders.

CAM, Indus, Sidley, AZB act on Indian auto platform’s $411 mln IPO

BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has advised India’s CarTrade Tech on its 30-billion-rupee ($411 million) IPO, with IndusLaw and Sidley Austin representing the book-runners and lead managers. AZB & Partners counselled the selling shareholders.

Latham, MoFo advise on $591 mln U.S.-Japan M&A deal

BY Mari Iwata |

Latham & Watkins has advised U.S. investment bank Houlihan Lokey on its 65-billion-yen ($591 million) offer to buy Tokyo-based M&A advisory firm GCA Corp, which was counselled by Morrison & Foerster.

KWM advises Westpac on $660 mln sale of life insurance business to Japan’s Dai-ichi

BY Mari Iwata |

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has advised Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp on the A$900 million ($660 million) sale of its domestic life insurance unit to Japan's Dai-ichi Life Holdings.

MHM, Davis Polk, NO&T, White & Case act on $1.5 bln Japan cosmetic sale

BY Aparna Sai |

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Davis Polk have advised Japanese beauty company Shiseido on the 160 billion yen ($1.5 billion) sale of its personal care business to private equity firm CVC, which was represented by Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and White & Case.

Crawford, Indus, Links advise on Indian bank’s $337 mln QIP

BY Aparna Sai |

Crawford Bayley International has advised India’s Canara Bank on its 25-billion-rupee ($337 million) qualified institutional placement (QIP), with IndusLaw and Linklaters representing the bookrunning lead managers.

AZB, Khaitan, Indus act on Indian edtech firm’s $440 mln funding round

BY Aparna Sai |

IndusLaw has advised India’s Sorting Hat Technologies on the 32.7-billion-rupee ($440 million) Series H funding round of its subsidiary, online learning platform Unacademy, with AZB & Partners and Khaitan & Co advising two of the investors.

DLA, CAM, JSA, Crawford, Ropes act on $1.2 bln healthcare PE deal

BY Aparna Sai |

DLA Piper, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) and Crawford Bayley & Co have advised India’s Hinduja Global Solutions on the $1.2 billion sale of its healthcare business to Baring Private Equity Asia, which was represented by J Sagar Associates and Ropes & Gray.

SAM, Dentons, A&G act on $600 mln SG-India edtech deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) and Dentons have advised Indian edtech startup Byju’s on its $600 million acquisition of Singapore’s Great Learning, which was counselled by Allen & Gledhill and Infinitus Law.

Freshies, Latham act on $5.2 billion property fund deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Hong Kong-headquartered logistics real estate platform ESR Cayman on its $5.2 billion acquisition of fund manager ARA Asset Management, which was counselled by Latham & Watkins.

AZB counsels investor in Indian fintech firm’s $370 mln funding round

BY Aparna Sai |

AZB & Partners has advised Tiger Global Management’s Internet Fund as one of the investors in Indian fintech company BharatPe’s $370 million Series E funding round, which values the company at $2.85 billion.