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J Sagar Associates (JSA)

Offices
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurugram, GIFT IFSC, Hyderbad, Mumbai, New Delhi

Total
Partners

Associate Partners

Female Partners

Total
Fee-earners

Partner to Fee-earner Leverage Ratio

8752193002.4
(headcounts dated 02 May 2018)

M&A + PE/VC table 2018-19

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6128,426

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BigBasket $150m investment from Mirae, Alibaba, CDCMiraeVikram Raghani, Manav Raheja, Amitabh Kumar, Vaibhav Choukse, Gaurav Matta, Zenia Cassinath, Ela Bali,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Trilegal
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150Mar 2019
$109.5m Milltec sale to Canadas Ag GrowthMilltec MachineryGerald Manoharan, Manuel Jose, Sonakshi Das,Khaitan & Co
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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110Mar 2019
LL, Tata GIC SSG consortium $1.16bn buy into GMR AirportsTata
GIC
SSG
Aashit Shah, Archana Panchal, Tirthankar Datta, Vishnu Sudarsan, Megha Arora, Poonam Verma, Amitabh Kumar, Vaibhav Choukse, Megha Saraf, Fatema Kachwala, Kasturi Verma, Kartikeya GS, Ela Bali, Grishma Nitin, Parth Jain, Devika Vasandani, Abhishek Sarkar, Tanvi Trivedi, Sushma Sosha Philip, Tanesha Sultan Singh, Zenia Cassinath,L&L Partners
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Vaish Associates
Nishith Desai Associates
Trilegal
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1,160Mar 2019
Northern Arc Capital Limited $132m investment from IIFL, Stanchart, AffirmaIIFL Special Opportunities FundManav Raheja, Vaibhav Choukse, Gaurav Matta, Akanksha Mehta, Unnati Agrawal,Khaitan & Co
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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132Mar 2019
$2m Series A into buzzy New Street tech & blockchain by UnitusUnitus Seed FundProbir Roy Chowdhury, Sherill Pal, D Divyanshu,
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2Mar 2019
In $2.1bn PSU sale of Rural Elec Corp by Power Fin CorpGovernment of India
REC
Dina Wadia, Rohitashwa Prasad, Uttara M Kolhatkar, Anshu Bansal, Aishwarya Abhijit, Namrata Nambiar, Rishabh Jain,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
L&L Partners
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2,100Mar 2019PSU
Others Ola $300m buy into electric cars initiative from Hyundai, Kia, DDOlaVivek K Chandy, Archana Tewary, Ritika Vaswani, K Z Kuriyan, Pooranimaa Hariharan, Sanjna Vijh, Vandana Venkatesh, Karun Pahwa, Sanjana Rao,Khaitan & Co
Ashurst
Indian Law Partners (ILP)
Rajaram Legal
Morrison & Foerster
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Goodwin Procter
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300Mar 2019
$16m follow round in Vivriti from Creation InvestmentsCreation InvestmentsLalit Kumar, Bharati Joshi, Amandeep Singh Virk,
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16Mar 2019
$150m B Capital infusion into BlackbuckB CapitalManvinder Singh, Anant Mishra, Divyam Sharma,
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150Mar 2019
Samara Capital majority stake buy in Natures EssenceNature’s Essence
Nature’s Organics
Magikle Pharma
Sidharrth Shankar, Prakriti Jaiswal, Hema Priyadarshini Patnaik, Shweta Gupta, Sampurna Nayak, Aman Bhatia,Khaitan & Co
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Mar 2019
Bertelsmann $27m Series C in AgroStarBertelsmannRaj Ramachandran, Rakki K, Sindhu Nayak,
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27Mar 2019
Mastercard US buy Transfast payments system
(Foreign deal: US)
Mastercard InternationalSidharrth Shankar, Prakriti Jaiswal, Srikant CV, Hema Priyadarshini Patnaik, Priya Nagpal,Sidley Austin
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Mar 2019
India leg of Seattles Avalara buy of AI data platform Indix
(Foreign deal: US)
AvalaraProbir Roy Chowdhury, Vishnu Nair, Yajas Setlur, Kavya Thayil,Perkins Coie
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
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Feb 2019
Amazon, Sistema in $110m sale of MD&T Qwikcilver gift card solutions to Pine LabsAmazon
Sistema
Vivek K Chandy, Archana Tewary, Rohitashwa Prasad, Siddharth K Vedula, Anshu Bansal,MD&T Partners
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110Feb 2019
PepsiCo business transfer sale of franchise rights to s Varun BeveragesPepsiCo IndiaUpendra Nath Sharma, Kartik Jain, Astha Srivastava, Ayushi Pandey,Dua Associates
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Feb 2019business transfer
Aspire buy in Valforma and iAppsAspireBhavana Alexander, Pavithra Manivannan,Juris Corp
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Feb 2019
Vikara $3.5m Series A fundraiseVikara ServicesProbir Roy Chowdhury, Vishnu Nair, Kavya Katherine Thayil,
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4Jan 2019
$29m Vivriti lending platform Series A fundraise from Creation InvestmentsCreation InvestmentsLalit Kumar, Bharati Joshi, Amandeep Singh Virk,
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29Dec 2018
Iron Pillar Funds Sedemac Mechatronics powertrain investmentIron Pillar FundsVikram Raghani, Bir Bahadur S Sachar, Parshva Doshi, Urmika Agarwal, Khamir Kamdar,
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Dec 2018
Italian Domino JV Indias Napino AutoNapino Auto and ElectronicsVenkatesh Raman Prasad, Ronak Ajmera, Shivani Chugh,Alpha Partners
Nctm Studio Legale
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Dec 2018JV
Googles all stock buy of Where Is My Train travel appGoogleSamvad Partners
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Dec 2018
NTT $9m majority investment in payment services firm Atom Tech63 Moons
Atom Technologies
Rinku Ambekar, Reshma Oak,Samvad Partners
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9Nov 2018
India leg of Gulf Capital investment in iSON Xperiences
(Foreign deal: Africa)
iSON XperiencesUpendra Nath Sharma, Pallavi Puri, Divyanshu Pandey, Arpita Garg, Akshay Bhagchandani, Siddharth Tandon,
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Nov 2018
$12m Google Series C follow investment in DunzoGoogle InternationalProbir Roy Chowdhury, Vishnu Nair, Sherill Pal, Kavya Katherine Thayil, Akshit Goyal,IndusLaw
NDS Law Partners
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12Nov 2018
Possibly $280m investment in BilldeskClaymore Investments
Temasek
Jamshed Bhumgara, Bir Bahadur S Sachar, Amitabh Kumar, Vaibhav Choukse, Urmika Agarwal, Diksha Rai, Ela Bali, Unnati Agrawal,AZB & Partners
Bharucha Singh Mundkur
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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280Nov 2018
Mercers buy of Gurgaon assessment tech provider MettlMercer Consulting IndiaShivpriya Nanda, Daksh Ahluwalia, Minu Dwivedi, Kumarmangalam Vijay, Adhiraj Gupta, Priyanka Murali, Tanisha Bhatia, Tanisha Bhatia, Zain Pandit,Khaitan & Co
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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Nov 2018
$27m investment in Veritas FinanceVeritas FinanceAarthi Sivanandh, Bhavana Alexander, Bhargavi Ravi, Pavithra Manivannan, Abhishek Iyer,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Platinum Partners
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27Oct 2018
True North $94m investment in Ban LabsSesa HaircareBan LabsSidharrth Shankar, Shantanu Jindel, Hema Patnaik, Aman Bhatia,Veritas Legal
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94Oct 2018
Raises $5.4m trucker logistics co GoBOLT from AavishkaarCamions Logistics Solutions
GoBOLT
Pallavi Puri, Akshay Bhagchandani,
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5Oct 2018
Origo Commodities raise $10.8m from several investorsOrigo CommoditiesProbir Roy Chowdhury, Vishnu Nair, Pooja Murty,Rajani Associates
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11Oct 2018
Indiabulls selling out fully to s Blackstone $394mIndiabulls Real EstateShardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Kirkland & Ellis
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394Sep 2018JV
$66m 4% buy of SBI General Insurance by Axis fundState Bank of India (SBI)
SBI General Insurance Company
Dina Wadia, Anjana Potti, Manav Raheja, Soumitra Majumdar, Vaibhav Choukse, Ronak Shah, Gaurav Matta, Ela Bali,AZB & Partners
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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66Sep 2018
$34.8m OFB Tech lending platform fundraise from Norwest, othersLalit Kumar, Bharati Joshi, Rishabhdev Jain, Aakanksha Mehta,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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35Sep 2018
NBFC Belstar $28m raise from Muthoot, Maj InvestBelstar Investment and FinanceAarthi Sivanandh, Bhavana Alexander,Khaitan & Co
AZB & Partners
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28Sep 2018
Ex er Kalpataru Tripathy Fusion Micro Finance $75m cash infusion from Warburg, opposite ICCreation Investments FusionLalit Kumar, Kumarmanglam Vijay, Bharati Joshi,KT Advisors
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Vertices Partners
IC Universal Legal
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75Sep 2018
Cogni buy of SaaSforceSaaSforce ConsultingUpendra Nath Sharma, Pallavi Puri, Kumarmanglam Vijay, Pooja Thomas,Nishith Desai Associates
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Aug 2018
$8.5m S Chand & Co buy of Chetana PublicationsS Chand and CompanyManvinder Singh, Ronak Ajmera, Abhishek Kumar Singh,
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9Aug 2018
$35m investment in Nandan backed ShopX from Fung Strategic GroupFung Strategic GroupGerald Manoharan, Vikram Raghani, Jamshed Bhumgara, Manuel Jose, Roshni Rathi, Apoorva Sundar, Ayisha Mansoor, Sonakshi Das,Nishith Desai Associates
Avigna Law
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35Aug 2018
$22m Series C Eight Roads, Nokia investment in Shadowfax hyper local deliveryEight Roads VenturesManvinder Singh, Sonali Kapoor,AZB & Partners
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22Aug 2018
Raise $12m ex BMR Faasos in Series C Sistema, Ru NetSistema Asia FundSidharrth Shankar, Prakriti Jaiswal, Sampurna Nayak, Shweta Gupta,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Themis Associates
Jerome Merchant + Partners
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12Jul 2018
$24m investment by Oman India Joint Investment Fund into Stanley Lifestyles leather makerStanley LifestylesVivek K Chandy, Archana Tewary, Medha Shah,AZB & Partners
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24Jul 2018
JD, 5th largest outbound M&A of Arysta LifeScience by L $4.2bnUPLLalit Kumar, Aashit Shah, Utsav Johri, Bharati Joshi, Amandeep Singh Virk, Priyanka Murali, Kasturi Verma,Jones Day
Platinum Partners
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Greenberg Traurig
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4,200Jul 2018
$11m Astral Poly Technik buy in Rex PolyextrusionRex PolyextrusionNitin Potdar, Rinku Ambekar, Ongmu Tshering, Abhishek Singh,Khaitan & Co
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11Jul 2018
$29m Series C from Creation Investments into OfBusiness fin tech platformCreation InvestmentsLalit Kumar, Bharat Joshi, Rishabhdev Jain, Amandeep Singh Virk,
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29Jul 2018
$42m Naspers sale in Travel Boutique lineNaspers GroupSidharrth Shankar, Prakriti Jaiswal, Kumarmanglam Vijay, CV Srikant, Shweta Gupta,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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42Jul 2018
$124m Blackstone buy in IndiabullsIndiabullsLalit Kumar,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
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124Jul 2018
$50m Asia Healthcare fundraise from TemasekTemasek
Sheares
Veritas Legal
WongPartnership
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50Jul 2018
Softbank in latest $238m investment into s PolicyBazaar,Info Edge IndiaRohitashwa Prasad, Swetha Prashant, Anshu Bansal,Samvad Partners
Trilegal
Khaitan & Co
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238Jun 2018
Ahmedabads Symphony air coolers to buy Australias Climate Technologies $29mSymphonyBijal Chhatrapati, Tabish Samdani,Minter Ellison
Clarendon Lawyers
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29Jun 2018
$10.3m Amicus investment in WonderchefAmicus CapitalVikram Raghani, Anand Lakra, Abhilash Chandran, Avinash Jethwani, Ami Shah,
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10Jun 2018
$6m Bajaj Electricals buy of Nirlep AppliancesNirlep AppliancesSandeep Mehta, Rajesh Pal, Aarti Iyer, Avinash Poojari, Vishal Shah,Vaish Associates
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6Jun 2018
Frances Teleperformance $1bn buy of Indias Intelenet from BlackstoneTeleperformanceTony Verghese, Amitabh Kumar, Vaibhav Choukse, Arjun Krishnamoorthy, Anup Vijay Kulkarni, Ela Bali, Kirti Singh, Soorya Pradeep, Akansha Mehta,Platinum Partners
Paul Hastings
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
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1,000Jun 2018
$31m Cytecare Hospitals Series A from GSCytecare HospitalsVivek K Chandy, Raj Ramachandran, Pooranimaa Hariharan,
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31May 2018
Flipkart in record $16bn sale 14 Walmart globaleBayVivek K Chandy, Archana Tewary, Pooranimaa Hariharan,Khaitan & Co
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Trilegal
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Hogan Lovells
Argus Partners
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16,000May 2018
4 foreigns Noida based digital publisher $12.3m buy of Tata Industries e learning solutions unitMPSDaksh Ahluwalia, Gaurav G Arora, Priyanka Murali,Squire Patton Boggs
Python
Wadia Ghandy
Hengeler Mueller
Bratschi
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12Apr 2018
$400m RattanIndia Finance JV by Lone Star, RattanIndiaRattanIndia FinanceRupinder Malik, Revathy Muralidharan, Avani Verma,
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400Apr 2018
India leg Key Safety Systems US buy of bankrupt Takata Corp
(Foreign deal: Japan)
Key Safety SystemsUpendra Nath Sharma, Pallavi Puri, Vaibhav Chouske, Amar Gupta, Divyam Agarwal, Divyanshu Pandey, Arpita Garg, Bharat Bhushan Sharma, Manini S, Ayushi Pandey, Akhil Bhardwaj, Arpita Latta,Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
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Apr 2018
$60m HCL America buy of C3i SolutionsHCL AmericaShivpriya Nanda, Zain Pandit, Adhiraj Gupta, Priyanka Murali, Tanisha Bhatia,DLA Piper
Covington & Burling
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60Apr 2018
Olas $25m buy of ticketing app RidlrOla CabsArchana Tewary, Astha Srivastava,Rajaram Legal
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25Apr 2018
Dormakaba dissolution of India JVdormakabaUpendra Nath Sharma, Pallavi Puri, Pooja Thomas, Akshay Bhagchandani,
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Apr 2018
$732m Indiabulls stake sale to BlackstoneLalit Kumar, Namita Bahri, Amitabh Kumar, Vaibhav Choukse, Bharat Bhushan Sharma, Bharati Joshi, Amandeep Singh Virk, Tanisha Bhatia, Ela Bali,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Kirkland & Ellis
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732Apr 2018