Law Firm League Tables
2018 calendar year

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AZB & Partners

Partners
Total numberWomen
9233
Offices
Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Gurgaon
(headcounts dated 03 January 2019) Update Firm Information

M&A + PE/VC table 2018

Total deal count Total deal value
66 $16,146m
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$m
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Fractal Analytics $200m cash injection by d PE fund Apax, s,Apax FundsAshwath Rau Divya Mundra Pranav AtitShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Latham & Watkins
Kirkland & Ellis
Nishith Desai Associates
Trilegal
Veritas Legal
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200Jan 2019
$120m sale of Brazilian Gerdau’s Indian steel mine subsidiary of to PE fundsGerdauSai Krishna Bharathan Vivek Bajaj Bhuvana Veeraragavan Rahul Rai Hemangini Dadwal Samyuktha Santhosh Aparajita Lath Sonakshi Sharma Aakarsh Narula
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120Jan 2019
Bandhan Gruh Finance acquisition (HDFC in the wings)HDFCZia Mody Ashwath Rau Anu Tiwari Vipul Jain Himanshoo Tembe Aditya Alok Tanya Pahwa Saras MuzumdarArgus Partners
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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Jan 2019
Radiant Max merger: collaborate to create 3rd largest hospital chainMax India
Max Healthcare Institute
KKR
Radiant Life
Ajay Bahl Anil Kasturi Niladri Maulik Anisha Shridhar Ashwath Rau Harsh Maggon Ami ParikhNishith Desai Associates
L&L Partners
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Dec 2018
Byju calls giant $540m fundraise from s Naspers, CPCanada Pension Plan Investment BoardMedha Marathe Palak KhandelwalGunderson Dettmer
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Trilegal
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540Dec 2018
$3.8bn blockbuster deal: HUL buy GSK India’s Horlicks bizGlaxoSmithKlineVinati Kastia Ravi Prakash Daksh Trivedi Ajay Bahl Bharat Apte Ankit Tandon Ayush Tandon Aman JainCyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Baker & McKenzie
Slaughter and May
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3,800Dec 2018
TCS buy of US consulting firm BridgePointTata Consultancy Services(“TCS”)Nilanjana Singh Pallavi Satpute Sahaj Badaya
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Nov 2018
Delhi’s Crystal Crop buy of 3 agrochemical brands, seller Syngenta InternationalSyngenta InternationalNilanjana Singh Shivani Kabra Rashmee Kumar Rachna Chhabria
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Nov 2018
Visa possibly $280m investment in BilldeskVisa InternationalAshwath Rau Anu Tiwari Aditya Singh Chandel Akansha Agarwal Samir Gandhi Rahul Rai Ami Parikh Vipul Jain Tanya Pahwa Rahul Satyan Akshat Kulshrestha Kirti Balasubramanian Utkarsh Bhatnagar Arunima Chatterjee Pranav Modi Nripi Jolly Shivam Dubey Shruti Sundararajan
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280Nov 2018
$832m Tata Power buy of Jaypee’s distressed Prayagraj PowerResurgent Power Ventures
Tata Power
Darshika Kothari Nilanjana Singh Qais Jamal Pankhuri Govil
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832Nov 2018
Works $210m Ageas Insurance acquisition of Royal SundaramAgeas InsuranceRajendra Barot Arvind Ramesh Rutunjay Singh Rishikesh Desai Keshav Vijayan Muqeet Drabu
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210Nov 2018
NephroPlus buys d DaVita CareDaVita CareSrinath Dasari Niyatha Srinivasa Malaveeka Chakravarthy Adoksh Shastry Sonakshi Sharma
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Nov 2018
TCS buy in London design studio W12Tata Consultancy ServicesNilanjana Singh Pallavi Satpute Puneet Parihar
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Oct 2018
$42m Ess Kay Fincorp investment by TPGTPG Growth AdvisorsHarsh Maggon Medha Marathe Palak Khandelwal Jeet Chaudhuri Apeksha Mattoo Kanika Mishra Chintan Dave Aditi Shukla Rounak Agarwal Parizad IraniCyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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42Oct 2018
Reliance Den Networks another $311m Jio paydayReliance Industries
Jio
Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Khaitan & Co
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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311Oct 2018
Dr. Reddy’s Labs sell Hyderabad unit to TherapivaDr. Reddy’s LaboratoriesRaman Sharma Gautam Varma Karan Mehra Ridhima Khurana
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Oct 2018
$90m NIIF investment in HDFC Capital real estate platformHDFC Capital AdvisorsSai Krishna Bharathan Pallabi Ghosal Chinmayi Krishnapur Diksha Singh
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90Oct 2018
Avenue Capital 27% buy of ArcilAsset Reconstruction Company of IndiaAshwin Ramanathan Roxanne AndersonShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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Oct 2018
Quest’s sale of India business to Bangalore’s Strand LifeQuest DiagnosticsDarshika Kothari Arvind Ramesh Ravi Prakash Suresh Varanasi Rutunjay Singh Keshav Vijayan
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Oct 2018
SolarArise first India investment by ThomasLloydSolarAriseVinati Kastia Anant Dang
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Oct 2018
Process outsourcer UnitedLex sold around $200m to CVC: law firmsCVC Capital PartnersAshwath Rau Kashish Bhatia John Raghav Karishma MuravneWhite & Case
PDS Legal
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Morrison Cohen
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200Sep 2018
$66m 4% buy of SBI General Insurance by Axis fundAxis Alternative Investment FundAshwath Rau Prerak Ved Siddhartha DasJ Sagar Associates (JSA)
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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66Sep 2018
$100m IFC investment in Bain Piramal Resurgent fundInternational Finance CorporationAshwath Rau Pallabi Ghosal Ananya Sonthalia Chinmayi Krishnapur
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100Sep 2018
GLP buys stake in IndoSpace managed investment vehiclesGlobal Logistic PropertiesAshwath Rau Kashish Bhatia John Adwet Raghav Sruti Baid
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Sep 2018
Fairfax increases equity to 43% in Sanman Chemicals $388m,Fairfax IndiaRoxanne Anderson Sahaj Badaya
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388Sep 2018
$35.2m stake investment in PharmEasy line pharmacy91Streets Media Technologies
PharmEasy
Anand Shah Shriram Shah Vishal Achanta
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35Sep 2018
NBFC Belstar $28m raise from Muthoot, Maj InvestMuthoot FinanceSrinath DasariJ Sagar Associates (JSA)
Khaitan & Co
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28Sep 2018
Nykaa $15.8m investment by LighthouseFSN E-Commerce Ventures
Nykaa
Roxanne Anderson Saloni Bhandari
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16Sep 2018
$117m Wipro buy in Alight, in $bn Wipro Alight US mega IT contractWiproSrinath DasariIndusLaw
Kirkland & Ellis
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117Sep 2018
$19.5m Rabo investment in LT Foods, Nature Bio FoodsLT Foods
Nature-Bio Foods
Daksh Trivedi Siddharth Sawhney Aman Jain Shantanu Tiwari
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20Aug 2018
Launch distressed assets JV VardeAditya Birla CapitalAshwath Rau Kashish BhatiaTrilegal
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Aug 2018
OYO $600m fundraise entry to unicorn landOravel Stays
OYO
Niladri Maulik Anisha Sridhar Siddharth Khanna Anupam Misra Paulose Abraham
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600Aug 2018
Shell 26% stake buy in Hazira LNG & PortShell GasVinati Kastia Abhishek Shinde Daksh Trivedi Srishti Goyal
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Aug 2018
$1bn funding in Star HealthpromotersNishith Desai Associates
Trilegal
Platinum Partners
Phoenix Legal
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1,000Aug 2018
New Zealand’s Fonterra JV Future GroupFonterra Co-operative GroupAshwath Rau Aditya Singh Chandel Nandan Pendsey John Adwet Raghav Jasmin Karkhanis
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Aug 2018
Reprise Five Star in TPG led Series D $100m roundThemis Associates
Rajaram Legal
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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100Aug 2018
India Equit $78.5m buy of Spoton LogisticsIndia Equity PartnersSai Krishna Bharathan Shivani Kabra Pallavi Satpute Ambika Khanna
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79Jul 2018
Aliaxis buy in Ashirvad PipesPoddar familyVaidhyanadhan Iyer Rajendra Barot Bhavya Mohan Anshika Misra Shivani MittalDebevoise & Plimpton
Aarna Law
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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Jul 2018
$88m TPG investment in RR KabelTPGHarsh Maggon Vasudha Asher Himanshoo Tembe
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88Jul 2018
Superion buys US company Aptean Indian subsidiaries, BainBain CapitalAshwath Rau Anu Tiwari Nirmal Mahtani Tanya Pahwa Rachana Rautray
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Jul 2018
Singapore’s Symple Wellness buy of Pune’s AllizHealth health analytics platformRimedo Advisor
Symple Wellness Platform
Rajendra Barot Arvind Ramesh Muqeet Drabu
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Jun 2018
Asian Development Bank, d by makes $9m Series A in DCDC dialysis centresAsian Development BankGautam Saha Dushyant Bagga Vinit NalavadiOptimus Legal
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9Jun 2018
Mitsubishi buy Mumbai plastics business Welset Plast ExtrusionsMitsubishi Chemical CorporationShameek Chaudhuri Medha Marathe Saloni ThakkarClove Legal
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Jun 2018
JM P, Mumbai, fin tech startup SMECorner’s $7m funding from Capital First, other existing investorsCapital FirstVaidhyanadhan Iyer Soumalya SahaJerome Merchant + Partners
Tatva Legal
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7Jun 2018
IC Chennai NBFC Annapurna Finance $23m fund raise from Oman India Joint Investment FundOman Indian Joint Investment FundAshwin Ramanathan Rinki Ganguli Ami Parikh Puneet Parihar Kanika MishraIC Universal Legal
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23Jun 2018
$34m sale by Michael & Susan Dell of SvatantraMichael & Susan Dell Foundation
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34Jun 2018
Madison Dearborn the Indian leg of household goods mover SIRVA’s acquisitionMadison Dearborn PartnersAshwath Rau Anu Tiwari Vipul Jain Apeksha Mattoo Aditya Alok
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May 2018
$2.1bn Schneider mega sale to Larsen & ToubroSchneider Electric
Temasek
Ashwath Rau Dhruv Singhal Jasmin Kharkhanis Pranav Atit John Raghav Priyanka Butani Pooja NatarajanTrilegal
Khaitan & Co
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Bredin Prat
Economic Laws Practice (ELP)
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2,100May 2018
Mammoth telecom tower deal: Bharti Infratel Towers mega merger to create $ 14.6 billion pan India tower giant Bharti, Voda, IdeaBharti InfratelGautam SahaBharucha & Partners
S&R Associates
Slaughter and May
Nishith Desai Associates
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Apr 2018
$325m Tata Power defence biz sale to Tata Advance SysTata MotorsAshwin RamanathanShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
HSA Advocates
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325Mar 2018
$670m Jio Saavn takeover 3 US firmsReliance JioAshwath Rau Kashish Bhatia Jasmin Karkhanis Armaan Patkar Amitabh Robin Singh Shruti BaidShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Gunderson Dettmer
Proskauer Rose
Covington & Burling
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670Mar 2018
Fortis demerger into ManipalManipal Health Enterprises
TPG Capital
Ashwin Ramanathan Harsh Maggon Molla Hasan Pooja Singhania Aashna KothariCyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
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Mar 2018
KKR backed FIFA, IPL tech manager GSC s $80m from EmeraldEmerald MediaJ Sagar Associates (JSA)
Dechert
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
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80Mar 2018
Warburg $400m exit sale of Continental Warehousing to Hindustan InfralogDP WorldBahram Vakil Arvind Ramesh Qais Jamal Vijay Sureka Sohni Kherada Navruz Vakil Urmika Tripathi Rakesh JayakumarCyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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400Mar 2018
Bangladesh deal: Jubilant Foodworks JV to launch Domino’s Pizza in BangladeshJubilant FoodworksVinati Kastia Anant Dang Aprajita KapoorAhmed & Farooq
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Mar 2018
PE giant KKR $62m stake sale in Coffee Day EnterprisesKKR Mauritius PE InvestmentsDarshika Kothari Roxanne Anderson Shwetank Ginodia
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62Feb 2018
Prem Watsa owned Fairfax $186m buy of Catholic Syrian BankFIH Mauritius InvestmentsAshwin Ramanathan Roxanne Anderson
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186Feb 2018
$171m Reliance investment in Indian Film CombineReliance Industrial Investments and Holdings
Indian Film Combine
Ashwath Rau Kashish Bhatia Karishma Muravne Sruti Baid
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171Feb 2018
Symbi ‘09, RML ’11 alums start back of Backpacker Panda $1.4m fundraiseSequitur Advocates & Legal Consultants
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1Feb 2018
Fintech major Lendingkart raise $87m Series C from Fullerton Singapore, othersFullerton Financial HoldingsAshwath Rau Anu Tiwari Nirmal Mahtani Rachana RautrayShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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87Feb 2018
Pune, Affinion US buy of travel tech co Tavisca SolutionsAffinion GroupPercis Anklesaria Nitin Gupta Abhishek Kalra Jaya Devashish Shefali Naik Rakesh J KumarJ Sagar Associates (JSA)
Akin Gump
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Feb 2018
$200m investment: orders off Zomato, lifts Alibaba’s Ant, InfoEdgeZomatoVinati Kastia Abhishek Shinde Ankit TandonTrilegal
J Sagar Associates (JSA)
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200Feb 2018
JD, Prem Watsa backed biz service provider Quess Corp $14m buy of Monster.com India, SE Asia, Middle EastQuess CorpDivya Mundra Ami Parikh Puneet Parihar Himanshoo Tembe Veena DsouzaRajah & Tann
Jones Day
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14Jan 2018
Complex $716m KPIT Birlasoft mega merger, split arrangement to create two listed tech playersKPITAshwath Rau Kashish Bhatia Rahul Rai Medha Marathe Pranav Atit Rahul Satyan Gaurav Bansal Shriyani Datta Sruti Baid Shivam JhaKhaitan & Co
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716Jan 2018
Mega $1.5bn bank merger: IDFC, the Cap FirstIDFC BankAshwath Rau Anu Tiwari Zia Mody Vipul Jain Aditya Alok Utkarsh Bhatnagar Rachana Rautray Sushim AryanShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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1,500Jan 2018
US $300m buy of Ahmedabad product engineering services firm eInfochipsArrow ElectronicsDarshika Kothari Sugandha Asthana Rutunjay Singh Khushboo Sukhwani Pankhuri Govil Kopal SharrafNishith Desai Associates
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
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300Jan 2018