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Bharucha & Partners

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Highly qualified team acting on the full range of corporate matters including M&A, foreign direct investment, asset purchase agreements and joint ventures. Provides general corporate advice to major companies, financial institutions and investors on both the sale and purchase sides. Undertakes notable activity relating to a range of different sectors such as transport, banking, construction and manufacturing.

Strengths

The firm's drafting skills and knowledge of various structures and practices are viewed as major strengths.

A client values the department's "solution-oriented" manner and the high availability of senior partners.

Work highlights

Handled UltraTech Cement's USD1.2 billion acquisition of Century Textiles and Industries by way of a demerger.

Notable practitioners

Alka Bharucha handles a prodigious amount of work. Her engagements span domestic and cross-border deals, and she is cited as a "fabulous" practitioner with a "meticulous" approach and up-to-date knowledge of the law.

Justin Bharucha is based in Mumbai and has written for several legal reviews. He is instructed on a range of international acquisitions, asset purchases and transfers.

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Overview

The Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group at Bharucha & Partners is recognised for its innovative handling of high value and complex transactions. The Firm has consistently been engaged to advice on some of the largest M&A deals, both cross-border and in India. Our experience covers the full range of M&A offerings, including investment, joint ventures, dispositions, court and tribunal approved schemes of arrangement, capital reductions, buy-backs, minority squeeze-outs, spin-offs, open offers and delisting offers. Our sector experience covers the breadth of the industry, including Banks & Financial Services, Technology, Media, Telecom, Energy, Manufacturing and Real Estate.

Bharucha & Partners acts for public and private companies, acquirers and targets, financial and strategic investors, boards of directors and promoters. The Firm has an even spread of domestic and international clients across a range of industries.



Members

Bharucha, Alka (Head of Department)

Achuthan, Ajai

Bharucha, Justin

Dutt, Vishnu

Girimaji, Swathi

Pai, Vandana

Corporate/M&A Department

Bharucha & Partners

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Department location

13th Floor, Free Press House

Free Press Journal Marg

Nariman Point

Mumbai

Maharashtra

India

400 021

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India

Corporate/M&A: Mumbai-based


Alka Bharucha
Band 1
Justin Bharucha
Band 4