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AZB & Partners

05 February 2013

M&A and financings from the last three weeks starring Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA), HSA Advocates, Khaitan & Co, Talwar Thakore & Associates, and Khaitan Sud & Partners.

25 January 2013

AZB & Partners advised the Dabur India promoters, the Burman Family, which picked up around Rs 50 crore ($9m) stake in DMI Finance, which was advised by start-up Amicus Advocates & Solicitors.

15 January 2013

Vineetha-MG Vineetha MG, who left AZB & Partners late last year to start up her own Mumbai firm, which now numbers seven lawyers, has completed her first financing deal.

14 January 2013

imageAmarchand Mangaldas acts on a hoard of financings, while Luthra & Luthra sticks to the markets. Also in this deal round-up: JSA, Crawford, Tatva, AZB, Kochhar, Desai & Diwanji, Trilegal, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Jones Day, Allen & Overy, Milbank, and other foreign firms..

20 December 2012

AZB & Partners advised veteran client diversified technology and manufacturing major Honeywell Asia Pacific in its Rs 130 crore ($25m) sale of 6.24 per cent stake in its subsidiary Honeywell Automation India in an offer for sale through the stock exchange (OFS).

Amarchand Mangaldas and Herbert Smith Freehills advised Deutsche Equities India which was the stock broker for the OFS.

AZB & Partners Delhi co-founding partner Ajay Bahl with partner Anil Kasturi and senior associate Aparna Mehra acted for Honeywell with which Bahl’s relationship dates back to the early 1990s, he told Legally India.

Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai capital markets partners Yash Asher and Gaurav Gupte acted for Deutsche Equities India, with Herbert Smith Freehills Singapore counsel Siddhartha Sivaramakrishnan.

Honeywell offloaded 5,51,333 shares as part of this OFS, to bring down the promoters’ holding to 75 per cent as per SEBI’s directive on minimum public shareholding, according to Money Control.

17 December 2012

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Nine of the biggest recent deals and cases. Click on to read who bagged them…
11 December 2012

PXV Law Partners advised its old client Aurora Integrated Systems and its promoters in selling out to Tata group’s Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) which was advised by AZB & Partners.

PXV Law Partners partners Deepto Roy and Pingal Khan with associate Namritha Joseph acted for the Bangalore-based Aurora which claims to be India’s leading system integrator offering field tested UAS technology. It started up in March 2011, backed by the Tata group.

AZB & Partners Bangalore partners Vivek Bajaj and Niyatha Srinivasa with associate Vydyanathan L acted for TASL which is the wholly owned aircraft and defense systems subsidiary of Tata Sons.

10 December 2012

clip_image001[5]Khaitan & Co, with Herbert Smith Freehills, advised the Japanese Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory (OPF), in co-investing Rs 1050 crore ($193m) in Indian pharma company Claris Lifesciences, to form a joint venture (JV). Claris was advised by AZB & Partners. Japan’s Mitsui & Co, advised by Amarchand Mangladas, was the other investor.

04 December 2012

The rest of the week's deals in one packageThis week’s instructions starring: Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Vaish Associates, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Desai & Diwanji and Khaitan Sud & partners, with Linklaters, Cleary Gotlieb and WongPartnership

22 November 2012

imageSupporting cast: Yash Raj Films, Gruner+Jahr, MakeMytrip, DLF, Tata, Fidelity, CESC, IFC, Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil, Wells Fargo, Newscorp, CEAT, Dhunseri, Everstone, Mayfield, Linde, GTL, Sintex, Mahindra & Mahindra, DISA. Starring: Amarchand Mangaldas, JSA, AZB, Indus, HSA, Naik, Khaitan & Co and international talent.

08 November 2012

House Exclusive: Udwadia Udeshi & Argus Partners (UUA) have advised Magma Fincorp, which today announced it would acquire home loan portfolios worth more than Rs 1,600 crore from GE Capital India, which was advised by AZB & Partners.

26 October 2012

Top deals, all in oneAmarchand, Luthra, Khaitan, JSA, AZB, ARA, Rajani, HSA, KSP and Majmudar lead in the latest round-up of intercontinental multi-million dollar deals...

15 October 2012

Top deals, all in oneTrilegal, Amarchand Mangaldas, Singh & Singh, Link Legal, AZB & Partners, Vichar Partners, Universal Legal, Dua Associates, DSK Legal, White & Case, Nishith Desai & Associates, Desai & Diwanji, and more in the latest top instructions for law firms and lawyers…

15 October 2012

Vineetha-mg Exclusive: Vineetha MG, who has been at AZB & Partners for 11 years and made partner there in 2006, will leave the firm at the end of this month to consider career options.

26 September 2012

Top deals, all in oneThe latest deals in one place: Khaitan for Kingfisher, Heidelberg, Hutchison Whampoa | AMSS for Mitsui, Schneider, Alstom, Siemens, RTL, IDFC | Siemens: AMSS-Jones Day & more.

05 September 2012

CCI: No Go Exclusive: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) rejected an amalgamation notice filed by Amarchand Mangaldas for Aditya Birla Nuvo, and AZB & Partners for retailer Pantaloon on 14 August. According to the regulator’s interpretation, the notice was premature and not in accordance with the Combination Regulations.

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