Law Firm League Tables

Financial Year (March-end)
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Nishith Desai Associates

Offices
Mumbai, Bangalore, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Munich, Mumbai-BKC, New Delhi and New York.

Total
Partners

Female Partners

Total
Fee-earners

Partner to Fee-earner Leverage Ratio

3610811.3
(headcounts dated 13 April 2018)

M&A + PE/VC table 2018-19

Deal
Count

Deal
Values
($m)

2418,947

#

Deal

Client

Lawyers
(show associates)

Other
firms

Deal
Value
($m)

Date

Sub category

ELP India JV between Germanys Karl Mayer, Rabatex, ATEKarl MayerHuzefa Tavawalla, Jenisha Shah, Supratim Guha,
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Mar 2019
LL, Tata GIC SSG consortium $1.16bn buy into GMR AirportsGICNishchal Joshipura, Ruchir Sinha, Abhinav Harlalka,L&L Partners
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
J Sagar Associates (JSA)
Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Vaish Associates
Trilegal
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1,160Mar 2019
Fractal Analytics $200m cash injection by d PE fund Apax, s,TA AssociatesSimone Reis,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Latham & Watkins
AZB & Partners
Kirkland & Ellis
Trilegal
Veritas Legal
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200Jan 2019
Investcorp entry into India IDFC Alternatives buyInvestcorpRuchir Sinha, Shreyas Bhushan, Srikanth Vasudevan,Khaitan & Co
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Jan 2019
Radiant Max merger: collaborate to create 3rd largest hospital chain $293mRadiant Life
promoter
Simone Reis, Nishchal Joshipura, Dipanshu Singhal, Shreyas Bhushan,AZB & Partners
L&L Partners
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293Dec 2018
Swiggy eats $1bn more cash: foreign firms enjoy feastNaspers
Hillhouse Capital
Vaibhav Parikh, Karan Kalra, Shipra Padhi, Aishwarya H, Swati Sharma, Santosh Gangavati, Ankit Porwal, Abhishek S, Archita Mohapatra, Desiree DSa,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Goodwin Procter
Cooley
L&L Partners
Latham & Watkins
Han Kun Law Offices
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1,000Dec 2018
S, $10m Bertelsmann, Tiger round in RoposoTiger GlobalGunderson Dettmer
S&R Associates
Bharucha Singh Mundkur
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10Dec 2018
I AM investment in SMAAASH EntertainmentI-AM AcquisitionHarshita Srivastava, Nishchal Joshipura, Saumya Ramakrishna,
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Nov 2018
$20m Lightspeed Series C investment in MagicPinLink Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
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20Nov 2018
$1bn funding in Star HealthWBC
Madison Capital
Nishchal Joshipura, Abhinav Harlalka, Rishabh Sharma,Trilegal
Platinum Partners
AZB & Partners
Phoenix Legal
L&L Partners
Samvad Partners
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1,000Aug 2018
Cogni buy of SaaSforceJ Sagar Associates (JSA)
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Aug 2018
$48.7m Tanla Solutions buy of Karix MobileGSO Capital PartnersRohan Singh, Ruchir Sinha, Devanshi Jaiswal,AZB & Partners
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49Aug 2018
$35m investment in Nandan backed ShopX from Fung Strategic Group
ShopX
Parag Srivastava, Dipanshu Singhal,J Sagar Associates (JSA)
Avigna Law
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35Aug 2018
$100m Bookmyshow Series D, draws inStripesRuchir Sinha, Dipanshu Singhal,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Veritas Legal
IndusLaw
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100Jul 2018
$5.5m Nextgen Series A from Nexus, OmidyarNextgen Project Management SystemsVaibhav Parikh, Harshita Srivastava, Aishwarya H,
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6Jul 2018
Chinese VCs invest $14m Series C in Cashify,Trifecta CapitalRishabh Sharma, Dipanshu Singhal,Link Legal India Law Services (LLILS)
Imperia Law
Khaitan & Co
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14Jun 2018
Continues Swiggy in $210m to it become another Indian unicornNaspers
DST Global
Coatue Management
Karan Kalra, Aishwarya H,Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Orrick
Gunderson Dettmer
Goodwin Procter
Han Kun Law Offices
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210Jun 2018
Whirlpool $23.6m buy of Elica PB,Elica S.p.A. ItalySimone Reis, Joachim Saldanha,Linklaters
Talwar Thakore & Associates
DSK Legal
Sabelli Benazzo
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24Jun 2018
India leg of Temasek investment in UST Global
(Foreign deal: US)
UST GlobalVaibhav Parikh, Shreyas Bhushan, Amudavalli Kannan,
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Jun 2018
BanyanTree $75m Nspira investmentMorgan StanleyKaran Kalra, Pratibha Jain, Vivek Kathpalia, Aarushi Jain, Simone Reis, Atikant Sahni,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
DSK Legal
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75May 2018
Toppr Technologies raises $2.2m from AlteriaAlteria CapitalKaran Kalra, Rishabh Sharma, Aditya Desai,MNSA Legal
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2May 2018
GIC invest $150m in Godrej PropertiesGICNishchal Joshipura, Ruchir Sinha, Shreyas Bhushan,Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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150May 2018
India leg of USExlService.com buy of USSCIO Health Analytics
(Foreign deal: US)
ExlService.comRajesh Simhun, Huzefa Tavawalla, Kartik Maheshwari, Ashish Sodhani, Saumya Ramakrishnan,
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May 2018
Mammoth telecom tower deal: Bharti Infratel Towers mega merger to create $14.6bn pan India tower giant Bharti, Voda, IdeaProvidenceVaibhav Parikh, Simone Reis, Rajesh Simhun, Shreyas Bhushan,AZB & Partners
Bharucha Singh Mundkur
S&R Associates
Slaughter and May
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14,600Apr 2018