IndusLaw and Gibson Dunn advised Amplus Energy Solutions and I-Squared Capital on their acquisition of various SunEdison Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) developing and operating around 7 MW rooftop solar power assets in India. SunEdison was advised in house.

Taxi aggregator Uber started a joint venture with Tata Motors, which envisages Uber drivers buying Tata cars financed via Tata Capital Financial Services and Tata Motors Finance loans with insurance from Tata.

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) advised thermal power company BLA Power on Prism Cement’s acquisition of 15.23 per cent stake in it for 21 crore ($3m). Prism was advised by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM).

HDFC Standard Life Insurance, a joint venture between HDFC and Standard Life, will be absorbing Max Life Insurance and Max Financial Services, according to reports , in what is billed as the biggest ever consolidation in the private insurance space in India.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai projects partner L Viswanathan and corporate partner Jaya Singhania advised Welspun Energy on selling the assets of Welspun Renewable Energy to Tata Power, which was advised by AZB & Partners partner Shameek Chaudhuri.

Nanavati & Nanavati Advocates advised gas industry components maker Siddha Gas Technik on its joint venture with Norwegian company Hexagon Composites which was advised by The Law and Options.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) and Dr Behrooz Akhlaghi & Associates advised India Ports Global and India’s shipping ministry on setting up a company in Iran to run the Chabahar port.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) advised Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo Corp on its Rs 623.44 crore ($93m) buy of 44.98 per cent stake in Excel Crop Care which was advised by AZB & Partners.

Khaitan & Co advised Mumbai-based RPG Life Sciences on the Rs 25 crore ($3.7m) sale of its biotech unit to Intas Pharmaceuticals which was advised by J Sagar Associates (JSA).

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