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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

TweetTweet 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 lawVahanvati: 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

AZB partner Nandish Vyas to join Abhijit Joshi start-up in New Year

Amarchand, AZB on Infosys founders’ $1.1bn block share sale

AZB boosts Mumbai M&A with Rishi Gautam joining as partner from Clifford Chance, Amazon

Rishi Gautam: Returns after 8 yearsRishi Gautam: Returns after 8 yearsFormer Clifford Chance senior associate Rishi Gautam will join AZB & Partners in Mumbai as a corporate partner in January.

JSA, AZB, Khaitan, Themis on Curatio's Rs 95 crore sale to Sequoia

J Sagar Associates (JSA) and AZB & Partners advised the promoters of Curatio Health Care on the Rs 95 crore sale of 33.36 per cent of its stake to Sequoia, which was advised by Khaitan & Co and Themis Law Associates.

JSA Chennai partner Aarthi Sivanandh, senior associate Tamara Devanandan and associates Revathi Muralidharan, Sahana Raghunathan and Bharath Sridhar and AZB Mumbai partner Essaji Vahanvati and associate Manan Mehta acted for the promoters.

Khaitan Bangalore partner Ganesh Prasad and associates Vineet Shingal and Mukund Thirumalai Srikanth together Themis senior associate Ashwani Verma and Dheeraj Khanna and associate Hardik Bhatia acted for Sequoia.

Sequoia has made 12 healthcare investments in India, including this deal, spread across verticals such as diagnostic services, healthcare IT, patient services, pharmaceuticals, and product development services, reported the Times of India.

AZB abandons beloved Express Towers home for ‘spectacular’ new Parel office (will last firm in SoBo please turn off the lights?)

Express Towers AZB & Partners Mumbai office, except for the litigation team, will be moving from its South-Mumbai Express Towers office into Lower Parel by next year.

Amarchand Bom-Del-Chennai advise Warburg on record $200m jewelry investment oppos AZB

All that glitters does not bill (but it helps)Amarchand Mangaldas together with Al Tamimi advised Warburg Pincus, which invested around Rs 1,200 crore for a 10 per cent stake in Kalyan Jewellers, advised by AZB & Partners.

Another Induslaw tech start-up, PropTiger, grows up with $30m injection from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, again opposite AZB

One lawyer’s secret to making start-ups pay: Indus drives Olacabs to $210m SoftBank fundraising opposite AZB, MoFo

Olacabs: Another Indus start-up client starting to pay for itself?Induslaw advised online and app-based taxi booking service Olacabs in raising Rs 1281 crore ($210m) from SoftBank, which was advised by AZB & Partners and Morrison Foerster.

Breaking: Amarchand Mumbai brokers Kotak merger with ING Vysya Bank with AZB

AZB Bangalore snares Majmudar infra head Prashanth Sabeshan

fccnnswiMajmudar & Partners equity partner and infrastructure and projects practice head Prashanth Sabeshan left the firm today to join AZB & Partners as a partner next week.

Tata Steel’s $3.05bn loan financing draws in Links with TTA, JSA with slaughters

Linklaters and Talwar Thakore Associates (TTA) advised the lending and underwriting banks on Tata Steel UK Holdings, which took a term loan and revolving credit facilities of $3.05bn to refinance its bank debt.

Linklaters London partner Narayan Iyer, who had rejoined Linklaters a year ago from TTA, and Singapore partner Philip Badge, and capital markets partner Kevin Wong and TTA partner Rahul Gulati acted for the banks.

JSA and Slaughter & May advised Tata.

The new financing structure consists of a five-year loan of a €370 million, a six-year revolving credit facility for working capital of £700 million and a seven-year loan of €1.8 billion, with more favourable terms and pricing relative to the earlier debt, reported Mint.

AZB latest firm to hire foreign competition lawyer for ‘global perspective’: Lands Australian Fadi Metanios

Feda MetaniosAZB & Partners has hired the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) former assistant director Fadi Metanios as a senior consultant in its Delhi competition team.

Breaking: Abhijit Joshi, AZB Mumbai’s first partner & CEO, quits for entrepreneurship

Abhijit JoshiAZB & Partners senior partner and chief executive officer (CEO) Abhijit Joshi will leave by 15 November.

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