DSK Legal

Corporate/M&A Department

India
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What the team is known for

Established firm with significant experience in cross-border M&A, private sales and acquisitions, public takeovers and mergers. Respected for its strength in related areas, including taxation, competition and regulatory issues. Clients include corporates, hedge funds and large financial institutions. Offers a wealth of expertise in M&A involving the pharmaceutical, real estate and food industries.

Strengths

Clients highlight the team's commitment to their interests, with one stating: "They understand what is important for us and stay focused on that."

Another client says: "They are very supportive in handling any issues that arise."

Work highlights

Advised True North and co-investors on the majority acquisition of Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences.

Advised Dentsu Aegis Network on its acquisition of the SVG Group.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Anand Desai is recognised for his long-standing experience in the field, representing both domestic and international clients. He handles financial and regulatory issues in media and technology transactions for corporations and financial entities.

Aparajit Bhattacharya wins praise for his advice on M&A transactions and foreign direct investment. He is particularly noted for his activity on deals in the power sector, and is described by a client as "a very good detail-oriented lawyer."