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Link Legal, Amarchand, Clifford Chance on GMR $246m QIP

Union Budget 2014 highlights: Dissected by ELP & Link Legal

17 deals in brief from January: Featuring PE, corporate, capital markets, banking, projects & more…

imageimage Deals round-up of more than a dozen recent instructions.

Link Legal, UU Argus drive $35m GMR equity to IDFC

Link Legal advised GMR whose road development arm GMR Highways sold 74 per cent stake in its special purpose vehicle GMR Ulundurpet Expressways to IDFC's India Infrastructure Fund for Rs 222 crore ($35m). IDFC was advised by Udwadia Udeshi & Argus Partners.

Link Legal adds tax puzzle piece with Khaitan Delhi indirect tax head Manish Mishra

MishraMishraKhaitan & Co former indirect tax executive director Manish Mishra joined Link Legal - India Law Services as a partner on Monday.

Link Legal, Indian Law Partners, Ashurst drive Japanese equity to Del-Mum corridor

 

 

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Link Legal advised Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) and the Government of India in raising funding from public sector lender Japan Bank of International Corporation (JBIC). JBIC was advised by Indian Law Partners and Ashurst.

Dealogic Q1 infra league table: Amarchand projects promise with $4.9bn, as Luthra back in 2nd

Amarchand top, Luthra 2nd, as Khaitan & Co makes first league table appearance in years.

AZB, Link Legal cast Macquarie SBI’s $40m in GMR road project

AZB & Partners advised India-focused infrastructure fund Macquarie SBI in its Rs 206 crore ($40m) buy of 74 per cent equity in the GMR group’s road project GMR Jadcherla Expressways (GJEL). GMR was advised by Link Legal.

AZB & Partners Mumbai co-founding partner Bahram Vakil, with senior associate Qais Jamal, acted for Macquarie SBI, which expanded its road portfolio. Macquarie SBI had two years ago invested in GMR infrastructure’s airport subsidiary, as reported in Mint at the time.

Link Legal Delhi corporate partner Anand Srivastava and senior associate Milind Jha acted for the GMR group, which is operating the Farukhnagar-Jadcherla highway in Andhra Pradesh under a concession agreement signed with the National Highway Authority of India, according to a GMR press release.

Amarchand holds #1, Link Legal pushes Luthra to #3 in Projects, with overall dry 2012

Road worksRoad worksExclusive: Amarchand Mangaldas has held fort as project finance leader for the second consecutive year since replacing Luthra & Luthra in 2011 at the top of the top 10, according to data provided by Dealogic. 10 front-runners this year produced less than half of the total projects revenue docketed in 2011.

Link Legal merges with projects boutique ILS to bolster Mumbai

link-legal-atul-sharmalink-legal-atul-sharma Link Legal fully merged with project finance boutique India Law Services (ILS) in December to form Link Legal – India Law Services with 14 partners and 73 lawyers, to strengthen its Mumbai practice.

Instructions: Hershey choc: Amarchand-Trilegal | Earth Water: DSK-NDA | NDTV double cricket | IFC-Equitas: AZB-Vichar | E-payments: Universal-Dua & more…

Top deals, all in oneTop deals, all in oneTrilegal, Amarchand Mangaldas, Singh & Singh, Link Legal, AZB & Partners, Vichar Partners, Universal Legal, Dua Associates, DSK Legal, White & Case, Nishith Desai & Associates, Desai & Diwanji, and more in the latest top instructions for law firms and lawyers…

Link Legal tops H1-2012 project finance league table ahead of Amarchand, Luthra, Clasis

road-works-diggerroad-works-digger Exclusive: Link Legal pipped last year’s leader Amarchand Mangaldas at the top of the 2012-half-year Dealogic project finance rankings, reporting seven deals worth Rs 27,106 crore ($4.9bn).

20+ deals in brief: NUJS lit grad for IA stewardess, Welspun, Treves, Pinberry, OneAssist, China Ming Yang, Wellknown Polyesters, NYLIM, EPC Industrie & more

imageimageCorporate M&As continued to buttress law firm activity, while one NUJS graduate sweated it out with a high profile Delhi high court case. Khaitan & Co also kept busy in finance and capital markets, and projects and private equity proved solid.

Amarchand replaces Luthra at top of 2011 project finance league table

Road worksRoad worksExclusive: Amarchand and Mangaldas has replaced last year’s project finance leader Luthra & Luthra to secure the top rank among India’s 10 highest cap project deal firms in 2011, according to data provider Dealogic.

Amarchand pulls ahead of Luthra, Link Legal in Q1 projects league table

Amarchand Mangaldas has taken an early lead in the 2011 Indian first quarter project finance rankings, racking up higher deal values than both Link Legal and last year’s busiest firm Luthra & Luthra combined, followed by Trilegal and Fox Mandal.

Trilegal, Link Legal turn record $1.3bn Caparo-Suzlon wind farms

imageimage Trilegal and Link Legal have advised power producer Caparo Energy’s $ 1.28bn contract for supply of wind power projects equipment with India’s largest turbine manufacturers Suzlon India.

Link Legal merges with top capital markets boutique Zenith India

Bombay-stock-exchange-ticker Exclusive: Link Legal has absorbed top-ranked mid-market capital markets boutique Zenith India Lawyers, with erstwhile Zenith managing partner Raj Rani Bhalla relocating from Gurgaon to the young Mumbai office to increase growth.

In brief: Link Legal advises Maldives int'l airport project contract for GMR

Link Legal has advised a GMR-Malaysia Airports consortium on winning the contract to build and expand the Male Maldives airport for around $300m (Rs 1,390 crore).

Link Legal starts Mumbai office, bolsters Hyderabad with rare in-house to partner move

map-india-old_by-normanbleventhalmapcenterLink Legal has put pan-Indian growth further on top of its agenda, having opened up a new Mumbai office by relocating a young Delhi partner and hiring former GVK in-house counsel V Akshay Babu as its second partner in its Hyderabad office.

Four firms take off complex $159m SpiceJet sale to media baron Maran

spicejet-by-vm2827Amarchand Mangaldas Bangalore advised Kalanithi Maran on his Rs 740 crore purchase of Link Legal-advised low-cost carrier SpiceJet from two sellers, which were represented by AZB Mumbai and Naveen Goel Law Offices in Delhi.

Three old-school firms, three start-ups face-off over Engineers India disinvestment mandate

Amarchand Mangaldas, Crawford Bayley and Luthra & Luthra, and young firms Axon Partners LLP, Link Legal and S&R Associates, are bidding for the role of legal advisor to the government in the disinvestment of state-owned Engineers India Limited (EIL) which is set to happen through a follow-on public offer in July.

Link Legal makes new partner

delhi_gate_thLink Legal has promoted senior associate Ajay Sawhney to partnership in its corporate and aviation practice and has hired a senior associate projects lawyer from in-house.

Link Legal, Gagrats bag Jet-GMR fleet maintenance JV

AirplaneMumbai firm Gagrats and Link Legal have advised on the joint venture (JV) between Jet Airways and GMR Hyderabad International Airport and Malaysian Aerospace Engineering.

Dua Associates to open in Singapore, hires two senior partners

singapore_skyline-HDR-byChristopher_Chan_thDua Associates is opening an office in Singapore this month with the former Asia Pacific general counsel of Procter & Gamble. The firm has also hired two lateral equity partners for its Delhi office.
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