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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

14 August 2015

Erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas, the law firm that split in May into Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, is the only Indian law firm that made it into a top 20 index of Asia Pacific law firm brands published this year.

09 August 2015

New logo: Find the elephantCyril Amarchand Mangaldas has unveiled its new logo and high-powered strategic advisory board today.Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has unveiled its new logo and high-powered strategic advisory board today.

31 July 2015

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas acted as legal counsel to BNP Paribas in its Rs 2,000 to 2,200 crore acquisition of Sharekhan, with AZB & Partners acting for the sellers.

J Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai partners Somasekhar Sundaresan, Vikram Raghani and Jamshed Bhumgara acted for the management shareholders of Sharekhan.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai-based corporate partners Ashwath Rau and Shishir Vayttaden led the team for BNP. Senior advisor Anand Sinha, who was formerly deputy governor at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), advised on regulatory aspects, while Bangalore-based employment partner Rashmi Pradeep assisted with labour law-related advice.

Tax advice was handled by Cyril Amarchand New Delhi-based tax partner SR Patnaik, while Mumbai-based partner Nisha Kaur Uberoi handled the competition law aspects.

AZB Mumbai-based partner Vaidhyanadhan Iyer acted for the multiple sellers.

The Rs 2,000 crore deal was signed on 30 July 2015 and is expected to close by 31 January 2016. The online share trading platform’s sale to BNP has been hailed as a vote of confidence in India’s equity market, reported Economic Times.

23 July 2015

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has continued its association with the international referral network Lex Mundi, according to a press release by the firm and the network.

22 July 2015

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Mumbai office managing partner Akshay Chudasama is acting for Warburg Pincus, which is buying a Rs 1,800 crore minority stake in Piramal Realty, which was advised by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ Mumbai office.

21 July 2015

Khaitan & Co overtook Amarchand Mangaldas in data provider mergermarket’s half-yearly (H1) M&A charts by value, with the first quarter of Amarchand functioning as the split firms of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM). AZB & Partners maintained its deal volume lead which it has claimed for two consecutive years.

16 July 2015

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired former Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi principal associate Mekhla Anand as an indirect tax salaried partner in its new Delhi office.

16 July 2015

Life at the Cam to life at the CitiCyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner designate Nidhi Parekh will join Citi India’s legal team as senior vice president.

07 July 2015

J Sagar Associates (JSA) advised travel met search website Ixigo’’s owner Le Travenues Technology and its promoters Aloke Bajpai and Rajnish Kumar on its fundraising from mobile phone maker Micromax Informatics, which was advised by Indus Law.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Mumbai-based corporate partner Anshuman Jaiswal advised Ixigo’’s existing investors SAIF Partners and MakeMyTrip.

JSA Bangalore partner Vivek K Chandy and senior associate Siddharth K Vedula acted for Ixigo.

Indus Delhi partner Gaurav Dani, senior associate Divya Varghese and associate Chitvan Bakshi acted for Micromax.

Micromax plans to invest between $500,000 and $20m in over 20 start-ups this year with the help of its newly installed mergers and acquisitions (M&As) team, reported Mint.

02 July 2015

In a week that’s seen a raft of companies hitting the markets, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Bangalore partner Arjun Lall has scooped the mandate advising Cafe Coffee Day on its Rs 1,150 crore initial public offering (IPO), with AZB & Partners and Baker & McKenzie acting for the banks.

AZB Delhi partner Madhurima Mukherjee with senior associate Agnik Bhattacharyya and associate Namita Das acted for the global book running lead managers Kotak Mahindra Capital, Citigroup Global Markets and Morgan Stanley.

BakerMacs’ India head Ashok Lalwani handled the international elements of the deal.

02 July 2015

Pradeep Kumar Bagga, who has been with the State Bank of India for more than 30 years, has joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in Delhi as a senior consultant, according to a press release from the firm to “provide advice and guidance on general policy and regulations” and assist in “practice area development initiatives”, according to a press release from the firm.

02 July 2015

Baker & McKenzie International’s Singaporean member firm Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow has hired Prashanth Venkatesh as a local principal on 1 July.

24 June 2015

Khaitan & Co has confirmed the joining of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas principal associate Manisha Shroff in its Mumbai banking and finance practice as an associate partner.

08 June 2015

Platinum Partners partner Nivedita Tiwari will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as a partner in Delhi.

01 June 2015

Erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas’ Delhi-region principal associate and NLIU Bhopal grad Bishwajit Dubey, who had left the firm several months ago, has joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ Delhi office as a partner designate in litigation.

01 June 2015

Nalsar Hyderabad’s class of 74 LLB students graduating this year have secured 52 jobs with domestic and foreign law firms, in house, Big Four consulting and other organizations. Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas were the largest recruiters from the batch.

30 May 2015

AroraBharucha & Partners Delhi disputes partner Kapil Arora will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas with a team of three associates.

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