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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

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Managing Partner: Cyril Suresh Shroff
Number of partners: 103
Number of lawyers: 650 (including partners)
Languages:English, Hindi, Some regional Indian languages

Firm Overview:
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is India’s largest full service law firm, founded on May, 2015 and takes forward the legacy of the erstwhile 100-year old Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., whose pre-eminence, experience and reputation of almost a century has been unparalleled in the Indian legal fraternity. The firm advises a large and varied client base that includes domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity funds, venture capital funds, start-ups and governmental and regulatory bodies.

Main Areas of Practice:


■ Acquisition of Essar Oil by Rosneft Oil Company one of the largest ever FDI deal into India and the largest outbound acquisition by Russia
■ The Merger of Bharat Financial Inclusion with IndusInd Bank is the first merger of a non-banking financial company-micro finance institution (NBFC-MFI) into a bank in India
■ In the investment in Aditya Birla Capital by PI Opportunities Fund, the deal size is approximately INR 700 crore and the proposed transaction values the Company at INR 32,000 crore on a post money basis
Contacts: Cyril Shroff, Reeba Chacko, Nivedita Rao
Tels: +91 22 24964455 / +91 80 2558 4870
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Project Finance:
■ The Issuance of High Yield Bond by Greenko Energy Holdings has been reported to be the largest high yield corporate bond issuance by a privately held company in the world. The issuance has been further described as the largest green bond sale to date by a company in Asia
■ Financing of HPCL-Mittal Energy by State Bank of India led Consortium is slated to be one of the largest project financing transactions in the current year with an estimated project cost of INR 21,712 crore, involving setting up of a petrochemical plant

■ Hindustan Construction Company’s Debt Restructuring by ICICI Bank is the first debt restructuring under the RBI’s ‘S4A Scheme’
■ The lending rate in the financing of Bharat Oman Refineries by State Bank of India is the lowest in corporate banking after the MCLR regime
■ Structured Debt Financing of Future Group’s Future Specialty Retail involved a unique structured investment into CCPS by the CCPS Investor and the Investors investing by way of subscription to pass through certificates issued by the CCPS Investor
Contacts: L. Viswanathan, Santosh Janakiram
Tels: +91 22 2496 4455
Emails: [email protected]; [email protected]

Capital Markets:
■ The Initial Public Offering by SBI Life Insurance Company was the biggest IPO in India in terms of offer size in the last seven years
■ Qualified Institutions Placement by Bajaj Finance Limited was one of the largest qualified institutions placements by a NBFC in India
Contact: Yash Ashar
Tel: +91 22 24964455
Email: [email protected]

Key Clients: Aditya Birla, Kotak, KKR, Adani, Tata

International Work:
■ The Investment in IndoSpace Group by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is the largest private equity deal in the logistics space
■ The Acquisition of Religare Health Insurance by True North marks the single largest investment in a standalone health insurance company in India
■ Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Tencent, eBay and Microsoft for its Acquisition of eBay India is the largest investment in Flipkart’s ten year history. This is also the largest round of funding in the e-commerce space
■ The acquisition of Yahoo! Inc by Verizon Communications marked the end of Yahoo! as a stand-alone internet company 
■ The investment in Phoenix Mills’ Subsidiary by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is CPPIB’s first retail real estate venture in India


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Doing Business In... 2019 Law and Practice in India

Cyril Shroff, Ramgovind Kuruppath, Rishi Gautam

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