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Crawford Bayley

Crawford Bayley & Co is a Mumbai-headquartered law firm.
19 February 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas managing partner Pallavi Shroff is set to join India's largest e-payments brand Paytm as a director, reported Business World.

09 February 2018

Khaitan & Co has filed more IPO drafts than any other firm in 2017 just ahead of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, in a market where downward pricing pressures have made it tough across the board.

27 October 2017

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), Crawford Bayley, Luthra & Luthra, ALMT Legal, Trilegal, Hammurabi & Solomon and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) have applied to act as legal advisors on Air India's share sale, reported the PTI.

04 July 2017

Crawford Bayley associate partner Vinayak Vengurlekar left the firm on 31 May. GLC Mumbai alumnus Vengurlekar was promoted to associate partner at the firm in 2011 and specialised in litigation. Crawford Bayley partner Sanjay Buch said: “He has resigned on personal grounds and may be starting his Counsel Practice considering he was assisting the firm in its litigation matters.” Vengurlekar was not reachable for comment at the time of going to press.

11 November 2016

"Detergent major Nirma, which in July had agreed to buy the cement business of the French major Lafarge India, today raised Rs 4,000 crore debt to fund the deal, making it the largest rupee bond sale for a leveraged buyout,” reported Money Control.

11 July 2016

Nirma will buy Lafarge India’s assets for $1.4bn from LafargeHolcim according to reports, with several law firms getting a slice of the action including Ashwath Rau’s old and new firm.

10 June 2016

A sleeping giant awakens after some restThis week we have some exclusive news on HSA going full-steam ahead, an unreported S&R star hire (and why I think it could be one of the best-placed firms if the foreigners ever come), and a little bit of gossip on what Luthra has been up to the last few years.

08 October 2015

dkjf0nntCrawford Bayley promoted senior associate Sumit Vadhavkar to associate partner in its real estate practice, effective from 1 October. Vadhavkar will help the firm deal with increasing mandates in the commercial leasing space.

07 March 2015

wcug12jeJ Sagar Associates (JSA) advised Reliance Infra on its Rs 819 crore ($130m) acquisition of 18 per cent stake in Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering which was advised by K Law and Crawford Bayley.

05 December 2014

DSK Legal advised Kancor Ingredients in selling a majority stake to French company Mane SA, Switzerland which was advised by Crawford Bayley.

DSK managing partner Anand Desai with partner Ajay Shaw and senior associates Pragya Dhamija and Aditee Mohta acted for Kancor.

Crawford partner Sanjay Asher acted for Mane, which is an associate of V Mane Fils in France. Asher was assisted by principal associate Bhumika Batra and associates Sachita Shetty and Sanskriti Relekar.

The domestic food and beverages supplier Kancor entered into a joint venture with V Mane to develop export products, reported the Business Standard.

07 April 2014

Ranbaxy Sun PharmaSun Pharma bought debt-ridden pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy for $4bn from Daiichi Sankyo.

27 February 2014

Independent directors, many of whom are also partners in law firms, will have to resign from the boards of several companies after the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) last week capped the number of directorships a person can hold to seven.

04 April 2013

DealsBig project M&A in the project space with Desai & Diwanji and Amarchand, while a project finance take-out scheme keeps Dhir busy.

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