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Platinum Partners

22 September 2014

TiwariMNK Law Offices M&A and private equity partner Nivedita Tiwari, who joined one year ago from Luthra & Luthra, has joined Platinum Partners in Delhi, according to an authoritative source.

17 February 2014

Stars14 Indian law firm partners and senior associates will be named as “up and comers” and “associates to watch” in legal directory Chambers and Partners’ yet-to-be released Asia Pacific 2014 guide.

25 October 2013

SteroidsDesai & Diwanji advised Indore-based steroids manufacturer Symbiotec Pharmalab and shareholders in the Rs 292 crore ($48m) PE investment by Actis Medal Sports, advised by Platinum Partners.

11 July 2013

M&A: Biggest slice, or rest of the pie?AZB & Partners dropped off data provider Merger Market’s half-yearly (H1) M&A league table despite reporting 21 deals – the highest among India’s top ten law firms.

19 April 2013

bqkkuduzThe incumbents continued their rule in the consultancy’s 2013 ranking of law firms, while the ecosystem as a whole has widened.

11 April 2013

Q1 M&A: In terrible shape AZB & Partners did the greatest number of deals (13) in the first quarter of this year, according to the mergermarket M&A deal rankings.

28 February 2013

Pharma

Breaking: Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and DSK Legal advised old-client Strides Arcolab in the $1.6bn+ sale of its injectables subsidiary Agila Specialties to Nasdaq-listed generic drugs-maker Mylan Inc.

09 November 2012

United Spirits bottlesBreaking: Platinum Partners and Slaughter and May advised London-based drinks giant Diageo on its overall complete £1.28bn (Rs 11,166 crore) acquisition of Vijay Mallya-promoted United Spirits, which was advised by Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai office, as well as Kanga & Co and Herbert Smith Freehills.

06 November 2012

Dominance Platinum Partners with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised UK oil and gas major BG Group on its sale of state-owned Gujarat Gas Company for over Rs 2,400 crore to Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation’s (GSPC) subsidiary GSPC Distribution Networks, involving India’s first long form merger control clearance.

03 August 2012

imageMore deals than you can shake a stick at in our handy round-up of deals activity, with dozens of firms keeping busy.

03 May 2012

imageLast month’s largest deals and the legal advisers that guided and benefited from them.

13 April 2012

image Amarchand Mangaldas’ Bangalore office advised Japan’s largest non-life insurer Mitsui Sumitomo in its Rs 2,731 crore ($530m) purchase of 26 per cent in the joint venture (JV) of Indian insurer Max India and US insurer New York Life Insurance, which were respectively advised by AZB & Partners and Paul Weiss, and Platinum Partners and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

09 March 2012

Deals deals deals Six deals in brief covering capital markets, M&A, competition law and more.

23 February 2012

Deals in brief 17 deals and cases in brief this week, spanning M&A, a raft of financings, private equity, debt and equity capital markets and litigation.

12 January 2012

imageThe latest and greatest deals and cases not yet covered, rounded up for you in one convenient bite-size package.

03 October 2011

imageExclusive: Naik Naik & Co and securities start-up boutique Prism Partners Advocates have entered into an exclusive alliance under the Naik brand name.

04 July 2011

imageimage Exclusive: A former Platinum Partners associate and an ex-SEBI and in-house bank lawyer have started a new Mumbai law firm specialising in capital markets and securities law called Prism Partners Advocates.

31 March 2011

Khaitan & Co, Platinum Partners and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have advised on a majority stake acquisition of Mumbai-based agrochemicals company Devidayal Sales by Japanese Arysta LifeScience.

31 March 2011

Exclusive: Platinum Partners has promoted Mumbai senior associate Yashasvi Mohanram to its partnership, who joined the firm last year from White & Case Singapore.

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