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Debevoise, AZB, Aarna Law, CAM on Aliaxis buy in Ashirvad Pipes

“Belgium-based Aliaxis SA has agreed to acquire the 40% stake it doesn’t already own in joint venture Ashirvad Pipes Pvt. Ltd from the partner Poddar family,” reported VCCircle.

Debevoise & Plimpton partners Geoffrey P Burgess, Lord Goldsmith QC and Samantha J Rowe with associates Shashwat Patel, Todd Morrissey and David M Becker acted for the Poddar family.

AZB & Partners partner partner Vaidhyanadhan Iyer, partner Rajendra Barot, senior associates Bhavya Mohan and Anshika Misra, and associate Shivani Mittal, acted for the Poddar family.

Aarna Law partner Shreyas Jayasimha, consultant Mysore Prasanna and junior counsel Rohan Tigadi also acted for the client::Poddar family;.

Indian counsel to the Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas acted for Aliaxis.

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Like +1 Object -2 Paan bahaar 10 Jul 18, 15:54
2 disputes partners (Lord Goldsmith and Ms Rowe - Debevoise) on an M&A deal?
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Like +2 Object -2 why 10 Jul 18, 16:32
And wherever Lord Goldsmith goes, Aarna follows.
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Like +2 Object -2 So? 10 Jul 18, 22:20
Yes, and? Given this was an existing JV, may have been a settlement or resolution of covenant breaches, resolution of a deadlock or other such contentious issue/ "dispute" by way of the buy-out no, kid?
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Like +0 Object -0 Guest 10 Jul 18, 19:19
Shreyas jayasimha and mysore Prasanna acted for aarna law along with junior counsel at the firm.
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Like +5 Object -11 Guest 10 Jul 18, 20:18  controversial
Shreyas Jayasimha, Mysore Prasanna and Rohan Tigadi (junior counsel) acted on behalf of the Poddar family at Aarna Law.
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Like +8 Object -0 AZB 10 Jul 18, 20:40  interesting
Then what did AZB do?
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Like +12 Object -1 Ping 10 Jul 18, 22:38  interesting
The real work
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Like +5 Object -0 PR specialists 11 Jul 18, 15:18  interesting
Everything but the marketing bit, which was probably left to the specialists.
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Like +2 Object -0 Ping 11 Jul 18, 15:46
Bullseye !! You can join the marketing team
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Like +5 Object -0 Curious cat 11 Jul 18, 04:18  interesting
Can’t believe firms taking credit for hard work done by other firms? Also didn’t AZB have a lit practice ? Why take Aarna Law?
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Like +0 Object -0 Not so curious cat 11 Jul 18, 15:39
It’s not uncommon to have other law firms involved to provide specific inputs ... and as far as the credit goes, does the reader know which firm worked the most?
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Like +4 Object -1 surrogate 11 Jul 18, 15:56
Because they handle Debevoise's marketing in India?
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Like +1 Object -0 Ping 11 Jul 18, 16:09
Possibly due to a belief in socialism ?
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Like +17 Object -2 WoI-TDV 11 Jul 18, 17:42  interesting  top rated
Shashwat Patel of Debevoise is a brilliant lawyer.
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Like +1 Object -2 CAMster 12 Jul 18, 18:12
Rashmi Pradeep, Vinamrata Srivastava and Hita Kumar worked on this from CAM.
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Like +2 Object -0 Guest 13 Jul 18, 13:44
Bangalore legal market is so hierarchical with select legal families running the show even if they do not have an iota of legal acumen.No wonder, Mumbai lawyers were running the show.
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