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Bombay-stock-exchange-ticker The winner doesn’t take it all anymore in the capital markets field. Read Legally India’s full analysis of the main players and contenders in the equity and debt capital markets.

ALMT Legal, Khaitan & Co and Crawford Bayley have grabbed the maximum number of rights issue mandates in the financial year (FY) 2010-2011.

Exclusive: Amarchand Mangaldas has lost ground in its lead over Luthra & Luthra and surprise performer AZB & Partners in the initial public offering (IPO) league tables for the 2010-11 financial year, while DLA Piper came from nowhere to top the rankings of foreign firms ahead of Dorsey & Whitney and Jones Day.

stock_exchange_chart Exclusive: Against a background of slowing markets in qualified institutional placements (QIPs), Amarchand Mangaldas has retained a strong lead in Legally India’s QIP league table for the 2010-2011 fiscal despite its deal volume dropping by half, while Luthra & Luthra and Crawford Bayley scaled ahead of Khaitan & Co and AZB & Partners.

Luthra & Luthra and DLA Piper have bagged the 12,500 crore ($2.75bn) follow-on share sale of ONGC, beating five other law firms in a competitive tender, with Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi winning the mandate for the bankers.

SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERAExclusive: AZB & Partners has topped Legally India’s 2010-2011 quarterly initial public offering (IPO) league table taking it to second place in the financial year IPO rankings to date behind Amarchand Mangaldas and overtaking Luthra & Luthra, which did not file any IPOs in the last quarter.

Khaitan & Co and UK firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised on the Global Depository Receipt (GDR) issue of Indian coal-bed methane producer Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (GEECL) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) after its listing on London's Alternative Investments Market (AIM) earlier in 2005.

Crawford Bayley and Dorsey & Whitney have won the mandate to advise public sector undertaking SAIL on its follow-on public offer (FPO) to raise Rs 8,000 crore.

stock_exchange_chart Exclusive: Amarchand Mangaldas has reclaimed the top rank in Legally India’s 2010-11 first-half-year initial public offering (IPO) league table ahead of Luthra & Luthra, with AZB & Partners winning third place after doubling its IPO mandates compared to the same period last year as Khaitan & Co dropped four ranks.

Five law firms including Amarchand & Mangaldas, Luthra & Luthra, S & R Associates, Crawford Bayley & Co and Fox Mandal have been selected to pitch for the SAIL (Steel Authority of India) first phase 10 per cent share disinvestment, expecting to enrich the Exchequer by Rs 8,000 crores, reported the Economic Times.

power-line-by_abooth202Amarchand Mangaldas and Dorsey & Whitney have won the government's mandate on the $1.8bn follow-on public offer (FPO) by Power Grid Corporation of India.

Latham & Watkins with S&R Associates and Shearman & Sterling with Amarchand Mangaldas' Delhi and Mumbai office presided over the New York initial public offering (IPO) of India's largest online travel agency MakeMyTrip, raising $70m and seeing record first-day trades.

miningFoxMandal Little and French international firm Gide Loyrette Nouel won the government's mandate to take Manganese Ore (India) Ltd (MOIL) to its initial public offering (IPO) by putting in the lowest bid-price yet compared to recent disinvestments.

copper-wire-by_samcatchesidesAmarchand Mangaldas' Delhi office and Dorsey & Whitney have won the bid on the Hindustan Copper divestment while Khaitan & Co bagged the underwriter's mandate.

Amarchand also won the role for the underwriters on the mammoth Coal India stake sale with Ashurst as international counsel while Luthra had won the tender to advise the company.

Dalal-streetLuthra & Luthra jointly topped Legally India's quarterly IPO league tables for the first time alongside Amarchand Mangaldas over the first quarter of the 2010-11 financial year with five mandates each while AZB & Partners slotted into third place.

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