Kochhar & Co.

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Full-service offering with a pan-Indian presence covering the entire spectrum of corporate issues. Assists major domestic and foreign corporations with due diligence, the structuring of transactions and complex regulatory issues. Considerable experience handling national and international corporate transactions, including a substantive amount of inbound investment from the USA and Singapore, in sectors spanning healthcare, computer hardware, communications and cosmetics, among others.

Strengths Clients think highly of the team, with one noting: "Their advice is not only technically good; they help us understand every step."

Other attributes singled out for praise include the group's "timeliness, creative thinking and clarity of responses."

Work highlights Oversaw the relevant aspects of Ametek's USD928 million cash acquisition of Gatan from Roper Technologies.

Notable practitioners

Ajith CR
is applauded by an interviewee for his "exceptional" service delivery, which conforms to "international best practices." Much of his practice concentrates on assisting companies with their entry strategies into the Indian market.

Rohit Kochhar
has over 30 years of experience. He takes on the Indian aspects of multi-jurisdictional deals, and clients regard him as someone who is articulate and leads matters in a "dynamic" manner.

Suhas Srinivasiah
is still deeply engaged in the technology arena, though he is also venturing into other areas such as healthcare and property development. His corporate work is primarily cross-border in nature.