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  • 29 August 2013

    Lexygen partner Roshan Thomas joins ‘integrated full service’ advisory Themis Group

    Former Lexygen partner Roshan Thomas joined Themis Associates as a partner this month.

  • 09 July 2013

    Lexygen, Bharucha on Norwest’s $10.5m investment in Snowman

    Lexygen acted for private equity firm Norwest Venture Partners in investing Rs 60 crore ($10.5m) in Bangalore-based cold chain logistics firm Snowman Logistics, which was advised by Bharucha & Partners.

  • 26 March 2013

    2 Lexygen PEs with AZB, Luthra | SNG, Amarchand on TDI City | AZB, LG on $151m GIC Greenko buy & more

    imageimage6 deals spanning private equity and high finance with Amarchand, AZB, Lexygen, Luthra, KSP, SNG…

  • 13 February 2013

    Dacheng Wong disposes of Singaporean $20m e-waste subsidiary to Cerebra

    Sino-Singaporean joint venture law firm Dacheng Wong Alliance’s India practice advised on Singaporean e-waste company Enviro-Hub Holdings' (EHH) Rs 110 crore ($20m) sale of its subsidiary to Indian IT company Cerebra Integrated Technologies.

  • 08 February 2013

    Lexygen helps Zephyr, Credence lodge $17m PE in 20Cube logistics, with S’pore, Oz lawyers

    Exclusive: Lexygen advised India-focused private equity (PE) fund Zephyr Peacock India and Singapore-based PE fund Credence Partners in their Rs 90 crore ($17m) joint investment in Singapore-based logistics company 20Cube. 20Cube was advised by Singapore law firm Alliance LLC. 

  • 13 July 2012

    Lexygen ‘chugs along’ without Singapore partner Yang Yen Thaw, who joins Sino-Sg firm Dacheng Wong

    Lexygen-YangYenThawLexygen-YangYenThaw Private equity boutique Lexygen’s former Singapore partner Yang Yen Thaw, who left in December 2011, has joined Chinese firm Dacheng Wong Alliance LLP as co-head of its India practice from Singapore.

  • 11 January 2011

    12 law firms advise in $1.22bn Patni Computer takeover battle

    Exclusive: AZB & Partners and J Sagar Associates (JSA) have advised India’s sixth largest IT firm Patni Computer Systems that was bought by Apax Partners-backed iGate for $1.22bn, which drafted in Khaitan & Co and Kirkland & Ellis as legal advisers.

  • 10 January 2011

    Lexygen adds partner to move to and head up Singapore office

    Lexygen-YangYenThawLexygen-YangYenThaw Private equity boutique Lexygen has taken on Yang Yen-Thaw, the Bangalore-based founder of Yang Lawyers, as a partner to relocate to its one-year-old Singapore office.

  • 27 August 2010

    AZB, Lexygen, Luthra advise on PE healthcare buy from Sequoia

    Private equity (PE) boutique firm Lexygen advised TA Associates in acquiring a nearly 16 per cent stake in Luthra & Luthra's clients Dr Lal PathLabs for Rs 163 crore by picking up half of Sequoia Capital’s stake in the diagnostics and pathology services company.
    Private equity (PE) boutique firm Lexygen advised TA Associates in acquiring a nearly 16 per cent stake in Luthra & Luthra's clients Dr Lal PathLabs for Rs 163 crore by picking up half of Sequoia Capital’s stake in the diagnostics and pathology services company.

    AZB & Partners acted for Sequoia Capital which has retained the other half owned in Dr Lal PathLabs in this secondary sale after its 2005 investment in the diagnostics company.  

    Lexygen managing partner Vijay Sambamurthi and his team consisting of principal associate Soumit Mohapatra and senior associate Madhumita Sangma led for the buyer side.

    Luthra & Luthra partner Bobby Chandhoke on the other hand represented the target company while AZB partner Gautam Saha advised the seller group.

    The deal-making activity in the Indian healthcare and pharmaceuticals industry has reached $2.3bn mark since 1996 whereas this year's figures indicate 13 deals worth $366m till date, reported financial news portal VCCircle.
  • 19 March 2010

    JSA, Lexygen on Asian Genco: largest private equity deal in two years

    hydroelectric-dam-lake_by_suburbanblokehydroelectric-dam-lake_by_suburbanblokeDavis Polk, J Sagar Associates (JSA), Lexygen and a raft of overseas firms have advised on the Morgan Stanley-led consortium's $425m (Rs 1,900 crore) investment in Indian power company Asian Genco.

  • 11 January 2010

    Lexygen, Vaish scoop Zephyr PE deal

    internet-IT-globeinternet-IT-globeBangalore private equity (PE) boutique Lexygen and the Mumbai and Gurgaon offices of Vaish Associates have acted in the Rs 22.5 crore ($4.5m) investment by Zephyr Peacock India Fund in a telecom service company called Metro Wireless Engineering India (Metro Telworks). 

    internet-IT-globeinternet-IT-globeBangalore private equity (PE) boutique Lexygen and the Mumbai and Gurgaon offices of Vaish Associates have acted in the Rs 22.5 crore ($4.5m) investment by Zephyr Peacock India Fund in a telecom service company called Metro Wireless Engineering India (Metro Telworks).

    Lexygen was the legal advisor for the global private equity firm Zephyr and Vaish acted for Ahmedabad based Metro Telworks, in which the fund acquired a 20 per cent stake according to PE news portal VCCircle.com.

  • 10 September 2009

    How to start up your own law firm

    sun_cloudssun_cloudsAre you dreaming of becoming the next Zia? India is the world's only major legal market where you can still do more than just dream.

    Legally India has asked more than a dozen legal entrepreneurs for their advice on how to live that dream.

    "If you feel if you are not able to achieve what you want in larger firms with larger brand names, there is enough work to sustain and flourish when you set up on your own," claims Lex Counsel's co-founder Dimpy Mohanty.

  • 02 June 2009

    Lexygen sets up Asia private equity hub in Singapore

    singapore_skyline_thumbsingapore_skyline_thumbPrivate equity boutique firm Lexygen has opened a new office in Singapore, on its third anniversary of founding.

    Two lawyers from Lexygen's Bangalore headquarters have temporarily relocated to Singapore and are hoping to recruit a local lawyer to head the office within the next six months.

    Lexygen founding partner Vijay Sambamurthi said: "We aim for our Singapore office and the team that will be built, to act as the Asia hub for our firm."

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