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AZB & Partners

Offices
Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Gurgaon

Total
Partners

Female Partners

Total
Fee-earners

Partner to Fee-earner Leverage Ratio

106394303.1
(headcounts dated 01 April 2019)

M&A + PE/VC table 2019-20

Deal
Count

Deal
Values
($m)

536,622

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Deal

Client

Lawyers
(show associates)

Other
firms

Deal
Value
($m)

Date

Sub category

Rescue from brink of collapseKashish Bhatia, Varoon Chandra,Yes Bank
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
State Bank of India (SBI)
SBI Capital
Argus Partners
HDFC Limited
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Mar 2020
Turn wheels Warburgs $150m Apollo Tyres investmentWarburg PincusAnil Kasturi, Ashish Pareek,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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150Feb 2020
India leg of Motive buy of US Fiservs investment services biz
(Foreign deal: US)
Motive PartnersAshwath Rau, Anu Tiwari, John Adwet Raghav, Apeksha Mattoo, Sohni Kherada,
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Feb 2020
$202m Brookfield investment in Everstone backed IndoStar Capital FinBrookfield Asset ManagementAshwath Rau, Medha Marathe, Pranav Atit, Tanya Pahwa, Priyanka Butani, Aishwarya Singh,S&R Associates
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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202Jan 2020
Uber go post IPO diet, selling food biz to s ZomatoUber
Uber India Systems
Ashwath Rau, Jasmin Karkhanis, Samir Gandhi, Hemangini Dadwal, Bharat Budholia, Nohid Nooreyezdan, Veena Gopalakrishnan, Aditya Singh Chandel, 961, Aakarsh Narula, Apeksha Mattoo, Rashmee Kumar, Karan Nelivigi,Advaita Legal
Samvad Partners
Trilegal
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Jan 2020
G $24m Novotel Pune, Seapearl sale to Chalet HotelsBelaire Hotels
Belaire Group
Sai Krishna Bharathan, Shivani Kabra, Vasudha Asher,Economic Laws Practice (ELP)
Wadia Ghandy
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24Jan 2020
Siemensfirst India investment $9m Pando software stakePando
Pandocorp
Samvad Partners
IndusLaw
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9Jan 2020
Series C of Dtwelve spaces from Equity InternationalEquity International ManagementSrinath Dasari, Nanditha Gopal, Samyuktha Santhosh,
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Dec 2019
UFO Moviez $2.8m buy via convertibles of Cinestaan DigitalUFO Moviez IndiaVaidhyanadhan Iyer, Vasudha Asher,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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3Dec 2019
HogLov, ZestMoneys $15m, 15% fundraise from Goldman SachsCamden Town Technologies
ZestMoney
Anu Tiwari, Aditya Alok,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Hogan Lovells
Cooley
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15Dec 2019
Ed UKs CDC $36m investment in Warburg backed Econ ExpressEcom Express
Warburg Pincus
Anil Kasturi, Nandita Govind, Anisha Shridhar, Prerana Malhotra, Paulose Abraham, Sarthak Sood, Arpit Agarwal,Platinum Partners
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36Dec 2019
Deloitte Thomas Cook India to buy brand from insolvent UK co $2m loose changeThomas Cook IndiaDivya Mundra, Nandan Pendsey, Pankhuri Govil,Indian Law Partners (ILP)
Ashurst
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2Dec 2019
City Football Group 8th buy of Super League club, acquires Mumbai City FCMumbai City FCAshwath Rau, Kashish Bhatia, John Adwet Raghav, Kanika Mishra, Abhipsita Kundu,Khaitan & Co
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Nov 2019
JMP, Cygnus Medicare $18m sale to Amar Ujala mediaAmar UjalaAnu Tiwari, Tanya Pahwa,Jerome Merchant + Partners
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18Nov 2019
$45m dialysis player Nephroplus investment by InvestcorpSealink Capital PartnersVaidhyanadhan Iyer, Anshuman Bharadwaj, Aditya Shioran,Samisti Legal
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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45Nov 2019
$8m Bajaj Auto investment in bi , e cycle sharing platform YuluBajaj AutoGautam Saha, Sachin Mehta, Punita Gupta,
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8Nov 2019
Thomas Cook India bankruptcy restructuringThomas Cook IndiaDivya Mundra, Himanshoo Tembe, Gaurav Bansal,
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Nov 2019insolvency
Muthoots buy of IDBI Asset Management $30mMuthoot FinanceSrinath Dasari, Bhuvana Veeraragavan, Rushabh Maniar, Samir Gandhi, Hemangini Dadwal, Toshit Shandilya,J Sagar Associates (JSA)
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30Nov 2019
Advent 74% buy of Bharat Serums, VaccinesAdvent InternationalZia Mody, Darshika Kothari, Rinki Ganguli, Pankhuri Govil, Devika Nayak,
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Nov 2019
Lupin $295m sale of its Japanese subsidiary Kyowa to PlutusLupinShameek Chaudhuri, Arvind Ramesh, Rutunjay Singh,
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295Nov 2019
Flipkart to invest $4m in EasyRewardzEasyRewardz Software ServicesDSK Legal
Fortitude Law Associates
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4Nov 2019
Tencent $110m MX Player video streaming platform investment Times InternetTencentDarshika Kothari, Divya Mundra, Pankhuri Govil,
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110Oct 2019
General Atlantic buy of RTA biz of Sundaram BNP Paribas Fund ServicesKarvy Fintech
General Atlantic
Ashwath Rau, Divya Mundra, Palaq Vora, Rutunjay Singh,
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Oct 2019
Does Dunzo $45m Series DDunzo DigitalAnu Tiwari, Tanya Pahwa,
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45Oct 2019
SoftBank additional 3.28% stake buy in s DelhiverySoftBank Vision FundSamir Gandhi, Hemangini Dadwal, Aakarsh Narula,Samvad Partners
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Sep 2019
SoftBank Vision Fund ping its Delhivery stake to 25%SoftBank Vision FundVinati Kastia, Daksh Trivedi, Anant Dang, Srishti Goyal,
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Sep 2019
TCS JV Gen Motors techTata Consultancy ServicesNilanjana Singh, Pallavi Satpute, Rachna Chhabria,Bharucha Singh Mundkur
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Sep 2019JV
India leg of Texas acquisition of VitreosHealth by HMS
(Foreign deal: US)
HMSCorp.Srinath Dasari, Vivek Bajaj, Veena Gopalakrishnan, Malaveeka Chakravarthy,
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Sep 2019
$44m fundraise of ASG HospitalASG HospitalKunal Kumbhat, Vidhisha Ambade,Khaitan & Co
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44Sep 2019
Advents $130m open offer takeover of Crax, Natkhat maker DFMDFM FoodsGautam Saha, Sachin Mehta, Dushyant Bagga, Harshit Chandra, Punita Gupta,J Sagar Associates (JSA)
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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130Sep 2019
Five Star in $50m TPG investment near billion USD valuationTPGRajaram Legal
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50Aug 2019
Mitsubishi $14m investment in Sastasundar Ventures subsidiary HealthbuddyMitsubishi CorporationDaksh Trivedi, Anant Dang, Srishti Goyal, Aman Jain,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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14Aug 2019
At least $209m Amazon stake buy in Future CouponsAmazonAjay Bahl, Hardeep Sachdeva, Rachit Bahl, Priyamvada Shenoy, Sachin Mehta, Ankit Jaiswal, Shivang Sargoch, Gautam Kumar Bhargava,Trilegal
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209Aug 2019
$125m Meesho Series D from Naspers, Arun SarinArun SarinAnil Kasturi, Jaishree Tolani, Paulose Abraham,J Sagar Associates (JSA)
Goodwin Procter
Inventus Law
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125Aug 2019
Investor Footpath $400m Udaan fundraise [08 2019]Footpath VenturesVaidhyanadhan Iyer, Vasudha Asher,
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400Aug 2019
$120m Series B investment into fintech CredGeneral Catalyst VenturesAshwath Rau, Shreya Rao, Counsel Jasmin Karkhanis, Karan Nelivigi,Themis Associates
IndusLaw
Khaitan & Co
Gunderson Dettmer
Goodwin Procter
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120Aug 2019
Sodexo buy of Indian fintech ZetaSodexoAshwath Rau, Dhruv Singhal, Ami Parikh, Himanshoo Tembe, Shivanand Nayak, Apeksha Mattoo, Rashmee Kumar, Shriyani Datta, Pooja Natarajan, Prithvi Bhaskar, Ronak Agarwal, Megha Tiwari, Shruti Sundararajan, Rachana Rautray, Vyjayanthi Raghu,
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Jul 2019
$3.66bn Brookfield buy into RIL towers draws into largest PE investment everBrookfield Asset ManagementCyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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3,660Jul 2019
Amazon Inc $7m investment in Qdigi via s Quess Corp parentAmazonHardeep Sachdeva, Ravi Bhasin, Abhyudai Singh,Khaitan & Co
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7Jul 2019
Ola Electric Mobility charges to unicorn in $250m round SoftbankSoftbankSrinath Dasari, Nanditha Gopal,Khaitan & Co
Rajaram Legal
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250Jul 2019
Continues growing 1MG ties $70m Series DCorisol
International Finance Corporation
Anil Kasturi, Anisha Shridhar, Prerana Malhotra, Rohit Dutta,Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Themis Associates
Sequoia Capital
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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70Jun 2019
Michael & Susan Dell $1m Workex investmentMichael & Susan Dell FoundationHardeep Sachdeva, Priyamvada Shenoy, Rukmani Seth,
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1Jun 2019
Mitsubishis 25% buy into TVS around $35mTVS Automobile SolutionsSrinath Dasari, Samir Gandhi, Nanditha Gopal, Rahul Satyan, Pranav Mody, Shantanu Singh,Trilegal
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35Jun 2019JV
Do $5.6m ex Tiger Tanglin investment in home appliance maker Lifelong lineLifelong Online RetailAnil Kasturi, Anisha Shridhar, Prerana Malhotra,Khaitan & Co
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6May 2019
National Grid $38m Series C investment in Chennais Uniphore speech recognitionNational Grid PartnersSrinath Dasari, Nanditha Gopal, Malaveeka Chakravarthy,
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38May 2019
JMP, India leg of insurance tech player Vertafores buy of VUE Software,
(Foreign deal: US)
Ashwath Rau, Anu Tiwari,Jerome Merchant + Partners
Gunster
Kirkland & Ellis
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May 2019
Bharti Airtel $14m HCIL merger of VSAT operationsBharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel Services
Vinati Kastia, Abhishek Shinde, Bharat Apte, Harsh Kabra, Shantanu Tiwari,
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14May 2019
KKR, GIC in $363m bet IndiGrid ()KKRAshwath Rau, Atreya Bhattacharya, Aditi Gopalakrishnan, Gaurav Bansal, Pranav Atit, Raina Upadhyay,Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Nishith Desai Associates
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Khaitan & Co
Nishith Desai Associates
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363May 2019
JM P Shuttl $13.3m Series B FIVE other law firmsLeo.Proof VCJerome Merchant + Partners
Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Phoenix Legal
Novojuris
Themis Law Associates
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13Apr 2019
Brookfield buy of two Axis Wind Farms $72mBrookfield Asset ManagementAnil Kasturi, Nandita Govind, Siddharth Khanna, Shreya Basu, Anshuman Singh, Paulose Abraham, Priyanka Hazarika, Urmika Tripathi, Karan Mehra, Diksha Singh,
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72Apr 2019
S, GA buy of Rubicon ResearchRubicon ResearchBharucha Singh Mundkur
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Apr 2019