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Khaitan & Co

Private Equity

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What the team is known for

Outstanding group renowned for its expertise advising leading domestic and international funds and investors on their Indian transactions as well as Indian companies receiving investments. Fields an acclaimed team well equipped to assist clients with the full range of matters, including fund formation and investment, portfolio management and exits. Recognised for its impressive capabilities in tax, banking and regulatory approval issues. Experienced in transactions in the real estate, power, financial services, life sciences and healthcare sectors. Well placed to advise on minority and control investments.

Strengths

A client attests that "the firm provides top-quality advice and hands-on guidance through the process."

Another interviewee comments that "they are one of the good firms you can approach for funds work and they can coordinate with the regulators."

Work highlights

Assisted Bharat Serums and Vaccines, alongside its promoters, with the sale of a majority stake in the company to funds controlled by Advent International.

Notable practitioners

Aakash Choubey "is very solution-oriented and works with you to get a deal done," notes one market commentator. He advises investee companies and private equity houses, as well as sovereign wealth funds, on deals in such sectors as healthcare, logistics and hospitality.

Ganesh Prasad is experienced in advising clients on private equity deals and also handles venture capital transactions. His deals cover a broad range of industries, such as finance, insurance, education and technology.

Haigreve Khaitan especially represents Indian companies receiving private equity investment, whilst also acting for promoters on such deals. He has recently been active on mandates in the life sciences, manufacturing and power sectors.

Up-and-coming practitioner Kartick Maheshwari gives "high and urgent attention to all matters," according to a client. He advises investors on a varied spread of deals, including in the real estate and technology spaces.

Siddharth Shah is one of India's leading investment funds lawyers, with commentators noting his strength relating to fund formation. He is well placed to advise on deals involving real estate investment platforms, as well as more general private equity transactions.

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Private Equity Department

Khaitan & Co

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One World Centre 10th & 13th Floor, Tower 1C 841 Senapati Bapat Marg

841 Senapati Bapat Marg

Elphinstone Road

Mumbai

Maharashtra

India

400 013

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

India

Investment Funds


Siddharth Shah
Band 1

Private Equity


Aakash Choubey
Band 3
Ganesh Prasad
Band 4
Haigreve Khaitan
Eminent Practitioners
Kartick Maheshwari
Up and Coming