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Bharucha & Partners

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Notable practice providing support to private equity and venture capital entities as well as target companies on the entire life-cycle of investment and fund issues, including follow-on transactions. Also well equipped to provide counsel on corporate and M&A transactions, and notably active in the real estate and financial services sectors. Adept at handling both minority and controlling-stake acquisitions and also active for startups on early-stage financings.

Strengths

An interviewee says: "The firm's main strengths are the availability of senior resources, solution orientation and subject understanding."

A client notes that "they are very responsive to our requirements, which is a big positive for us, since it is critical to get a quick turnaround. Whatever advice we have received has been pretty sound, and we are satisfied."

Work highlights

Acted for General Atlantic on its Series C and Series D investments into NoBroker Technologies Solutions, valued at USD51 million and USD50 million respectively.

Notable practitioners

According to a client, Vandana Pai is "responsive, clear in her comments, and generally very practical and commercially minded." She represents leading global funds in key private equity and venture capital investments in India across various sectors.

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Overview

A successful investment strategy necessitates the ability to spot a good opportunity, an
understanding of the market and regulatory challenges, outstanding industry and sector
knowledge, and experience in closing domestic and cross-border transactions. Our Private
Equity Practice offers all these coupled with superior transaction management assistance to
give our clients exceptional support through the life cycle of a deal.
We have established a formidable reputation in the market for working on large and complex
transactions within very tight timelines. Our services cover the entirety of an investment
cycle, from fund formation, downstream investment, follow-on transactions, restructuring of
holdings to exit from the investment.


Our lawyers structure transactions across publicly traded and private companies, consortium
deals, management buy-outs, pre-IPO placements, and private investment in public
equity (PIPE) deals covering financial services, technology, hospitality, media, research &
development, telecom, energy, roads, pharmaceutical, and real estate sectors.
We act for a variety of financial investors, including private equity and venture capital funds,
portfolio investors, angel investors, family offices and foundations. We also act for target
companies and founders on the full range of transactions.

Members

Pai, Vandana (Head of Department)

Achuthan, Ajai

Bharucha, Alka

Bharucha, Justin

Girimaji, Swathi

Moitra, Kaushik

Private Equity

Bharucha & Partners

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Location

13th Floor, Free Press House

Free Press Journal Marg

Nariman Point

Mumbai

Maharashtra

India

400 021

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India

Private Equity


Vandana Pai
Band 2