Mumbai: Argus Partner nabs corp partner from CAM

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Argus Partners has strengthened its corporate practice with the hire of Gaurav Singhi who joins as a partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

CAM, IndusLaw, Sidley act on Indian real estate firm’s $331 mln IPO

BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has represented Indian real estate company Macrotech Developers on its 25-billion-rupee ($331 million) IPO on the BSE and NSE, with IndusLaw and Sidley Austin advising the lead managers.

Bengaluru: Real estate specialist rejoins JSA from IndusLaw

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s J Sagar Associates (JSA) has welcomed back real estate and M&A specialist Karthik BM, who joins the firm as a partner in Bengaluru from IndusLaw.

Former SAM partner joins Byju’s as GC

BY Aparna Sai |

Roshan Thomas, a former Bengaluru-based partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), has joined Indian learning platform Byju’s as group general counsel.

Induslaw advises India unicorn Mohalla Tech on $502 mln funding round

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

India’s JSA snaps up cap markets partner from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm J. Sagar Associates (JSA) has added Niruphama Ramakrishnan as a partner in Gurugram from rival AZB & Partners.

Mumbai: Former Flipkart GC joins Pernod Ricard

BY Aparna Sai |

Bijoya Roy, formerly vice president and group general counsel at Indian e-commerce company Flipkart, has joined French alcoholic beverage producer Pernod Ricard as South Asia general counsel in Mumbai.

SAM, Khaitan act on $1 bln Indian education deal

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Mumbai: JSA corporate partner heads to Veritas Legal

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Veritas Legal has hired Manav Raheja as corporate partner in Mumbai from J Sagar Associates.

Former NDA duo launch boutique in Mumbai

BY Aparna Sai |

M&A specialist Simone Reis and international tax expert Rajesh Simhan, who both left Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) after more than 12 years at the firm’s Mumbai office, have set up a boutique firm called Anagram Partners in Mumbai.

AZB acts on Wipro’s $1.45 bln acquisition of UK firm

BY Aparna Sai |

AZB & Partners has counselled Indian software giant Wipro on its $1.45 billion acquisition of UK consultancy Capco.

CAM, Sidley, Trilegal act on Godrej Properties’ $518 mln QIP

BY Aparna Sai |

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.