Talwar Thakore Associates

AZB-TTA-Dhall, CAM, NDA act on competitive $765m Birla buy of Lafarge units under regulator gun

Birla Corporation bought the Eastern cement plants of Lafarge for Rs 5000 crore from Lafarge India following the Competition Commission of India (CCI) order for the French company to divest itself of the units after its Rs $44bn merger with Holcim.

Ex-TTA exchange-partner Narayan Iyer takes over as Linklaters India head from Sandeep Katwala on ‘wave of optimism’ & ‘renewed client interest’ in India

Narayan IyerNarayan IyerNarayan Iyer, who had left Linklaters Singapore in 2009 to join the magic circle firm’s best friend Talwar Thakore & Associates, has been appointed as head of the India practice.

Deals in brief: Semi-mysterious $2.7bn Cognizant US M&A with NDA | €730m Alstom-Triton | Everything else that’s been happening in corporate deal world

Deals in briefDeals in briefRead on for the hottest M&As, fundraisings and financings of the fortnight.

TTA scoops $1bn R-Com deal with S&R, Jones Day for banks

Amarchand tops India Q1-Q3 M&A league table ahead of TTA, AZB, Khaitan

Dividing the M&A pieDividing the M&A pieAmarchand Mangaldas has reported the most M&A activity among Indian law firms this year, according to data provider mergermarket’s Q1-Q3 rankings.

Narayan Iyer leaves TTA partnership, returns to London best friend Linklaters

IyerIyerTalwar Thakore & Associates partner will re-join Links.

Instructions: PepsiCo-Pearl Drinks: HSA-JSA | ITL-Blackstone: AMSS-AZB | Dosch-Sanogi: Khaitan-TTA | Glaxo-BioE: AZB-AMSS | Khaitan for EIMPA & more…

M&A and financings from the last three weeks starring Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA), HSA Advocates, Khaitan & Co, Talwar Thakore & Associates, and Khaitan Sud & Partners.

8 Instructions: PVR-LCap-Multiples $47.5m: Amss-AZB-Vaish | DHL-Citi: TTA-Linklaters-Amss-Cleary | Mahindra Satyam-SBI $50m JV: Khaitan-Wong | Ming Yang-GWPL: AZB-AMSS & more…

The rest of the week's deals in one packageThe rest of the week's deals in one packageThis week’s instructions starring: Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Vaish Associates, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Desai & Diwanji and Khaitan Sud & partners, with Linklaters, Cleary Gotlieb and WongPartnership

Deals in brief of the largest and smallest firms on L Capital, Morgan Stanley, Whirlpool, Wockhardt, Yatra, Eicher, Fresenius, Wolters & more

imageimageMore deals than you can shake a stick at in our handy round-up of deals activity, with dozens of firms keeping busy.

15 Deals in brief: Quickr, Mitsui Sumitomo, Bol Bachchan, Piramal, Morgan Stanley, Specialty Restaurants, Reliance…

Tri-week packTri-week packJuris Corp, I&S Associates, Indus Law, MDP & Partners, along with Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Luthra & Luthra, Trilegal and others kept busy on 15 selected deals.

M&As and capital markets transactions take a marginal lead over litigation, competition and private equity and venture capital deals, in our three-week roundup.

Talwar Thakore breaks Rs 10L fresher pay, increments across board

rupees-stackrupees-stack Exclusive: Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) has hiked its starting graduate retainer salary to Rs 10.5 lakh alongside base pay-band increases of between 10 and 20 per cent across the board.

Talwar Thakore gets sixth partner but has work to do on leverage

Linklaters best-friend firm Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) has promoted banking and finance managing associate Sonali Mahapatra to its partnership to take its ranks of partners back up to six.

AZB-A&O, Links-TTA share BP’s inbound up to $20bn RIL buy

Oil Industry.Oil Industry. AZB & Partners, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Allen & Overy (A&O), Linklaters and Vinson & Elkins have advised on oil major British Petroleum’s (BP) record acquisition of 30 per cent of 23 oil and gas production sharing contracts (including the KG D6 block) operated by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for a consideration of $7.2bn (Rs 32,500 crore).

Linklaters partners resign, join best friend's new lockstep

Talwar-Thakore-Narayan-IyerTalwar-Thakore-Narayan-IyerTwo partners from Linklaters have resigned to join its Indian best friend firm Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) as equity partners.

The firm has also promoted two of its associates to non-equity partner level and put in place a lockstep system.

Talwar Thakore takes building big enough to double headcount

Mumbai-Fort-mapMumbai-Fort-mapLinklaters best friend Talwar Thakore & Associates has leased a new office in the Fort area with 70 per cent more floor space, bucking the recent trend of Mumbai firms moving North.

Amarchand, int'l firms top QIP rankings H1 2009-10

Bombay-stock-exchange-tickerBombay-stock-exchange-tickerAmarchand Mangaldas has acted on 70 per cent of qualified institutional placements (QIPs) in the first half of this financial year, with international firms, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA), Luthra & Luthra, S & R Associates and Crawford Bayley mopping up the rest.

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