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AZB, Desai & D, Khaitan Cal-Del organise Bandhan Rs 1,020 cr investment by IFC, GIC

Trilegal, AZB act on Canadian $1.5m Delhi medical research company buy

HSA replaces AZB, (Cyril) Amarchand assists on messy $1bn Lanco-Adani Udupi Power buy

AZB, JSA, BMR top private equity league table for Q1 of 2015

Venture Intelligence, which tracks private equity transactions “involving India-based companies” has published its ranking for the first quarter of 2015.

Cyril (Amarchand) to hire AZB Delhi partner Ritika Rathi

AZB & Partners former Delhi partner Ritika Rathi will join the soon-to-be-started Delhi firm of Amarchand Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff.

What’s different in India’s top 40 law firm ranking in 7 years? And how would (Cyril) & (Shardul) Amarchand rank independently? [via Mint]

RSG top 40 (via Mint)RSG top 40 (via Mint)If all you care about are the top spots, not much has changed in the rankings of the 40 leading corporate Indian law firms that London-based RSG Consulting has produced since 2008.

Amarchand Mumbai, AZB B'lore help Infosys buy US company for $120m

Saikrishna assembles with AZB, TTA-Dhall to secure Avengers Age of Ultron release over digital projection CCI complaint

Age of UltronAge of UltronSaikrishna & Associates won the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) approval for the Walt Disney movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, securing its release in theatres today after the CCI failed to find anti-competitive behavior by the Hollywood producers.

Another month, another Ola cash transfusion (from Russia): Indus, AZB, foreign firms profit

IndusLaw advised India’s largest taxi aggregator Ola Cabs, backed by Japan’s Softbank Corp, in raising $314m (Rs 1,952 crore) from Russian Yuri Milner’s DST Global which was advised by AZB & Partners and Goodwin Procter.

Indus Delhi partner Gaurav Dani, senior associate Divya Varghese and associate Nitin Gera acted for Ola. AZB Mumbai partner Darshika Kothari and Goodwin partner Yash Rana acted for DST

Gunderson Dettemer partner Steven L Baglio and lawyer Melissa B Marks acted for new investor Internet Fund. Morrison Foerster of counsel James T McCormick and associate Noah Carr acted for SoftBank Internet and Media (SIMI).

In November 2014, Olacabs had raised $210m from SIMI and its existing investors including Tiger Global, Matrix Partners India and Steadview Capital.

The number that makes law firms tick (and Khaitan similar to JSA; AZB close to Amarchand; but all different to Trilegal) [via Mint]

GearingGearingGetting the ratio of partners to non-partner fee-earners right has its rewards, but it is, at best, an inexact science.

Q1 2015 M&A league table sees massive uptick in work as pre-split Amarchand grabs top spot with AZB

M&A League TablesM&A League TablesIn what will possibly have been its last quarter of existing as a single firm, Amarchand Mangaldas again acted on the most valuable M&A deals though AZB & Partners emerged as the firm with the largest number of recorded transactions.

Khaitan Bgl, Olswang scoop giant $450m Snapdeal e-com buy of Freecharge with AZB Delhi

AZB promotes 2 in Mumbai, 8 in Delhi: Majority corporate but 2 litigators evidence ‘significant’ disputes push

kpoaw5aqkpoaw5aqAZB & Partners has promoted 10 lawyers to partner level, with two getting the nod in Mumbai and 10 in Delhi.

Shardul Shroff in talks to set up Mumbai HQ in AZB’s Express Towers office & Fort

Amarchand Delhi’s Shardul Shroff is set to take two additional office spaces in Mumbai after mediation will end, including the soon-to-be-ex Nariman Point office of AZB & Partners.

JSA, AZB act on PVR's buyback of L Capital equity

2014 M&A league tables: Combined Amarchand had double deal values of closest rival in 2014 league table, AZB topped by volume

M&AM&AAmarchand maintained its standing as India’s clear M&A leader topping the annual chart for the third year in a row.

Delhi Airport’s ‘meaningful’, unusual & low-tax $290m high-yield bond issue: 5 law firms advise

Over half-dozen law firms bag mandates in Mylan Inc buying Famy contraceptives for $800m

3 AZB associates & partner Vyas to join Abhijit Joshi start-up today

Bharuchas bag first Indian M&A mandate for Twitter Inc in $30m buy of ZipDial with AZB Bangalore

Tweet Bharucha & Partners advised social media giant Twitter on its first acquisition in India, in its $30m buy of missed-call marketing platform ZipDial Mobile Solutions, which was advised by AZB & Partners.

AZB, Links for Temasek’s Rs 280 cr buy of Silicon Valley Bank with Amarchand & others

The LI newsletter is finally back: Transparently challenged (Issue 123)

You may have noticed that Legally India's once-much-beloved newsletter of 122 issues had sadly been on a multi-year hiatus. Well, it’s back.

Ex-SRGR, Khaitan real estate partner, consultant Abhishek Awasthi joins AZB Delhi

Breaking: AZB Mumbai star partner Essaji Vahanvati goes part-time for family business, ‘hopes to join back’ in 6

Vahanvati: Going part-time on lawAZB & Partners Mumbai partner Essaji Vahanvati will go part-time at the firm from tomorrow (15 January).

AZB boosts Delhi’s indirect tax partnership with senior IRS officer KP Singh

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