Managing Partners: Mr. Cyril Shroff
Number of partners: 132
Number of lawyers: 612
Languages: English, Hindi and other regional Indian languages.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is the largest full service Indian law firm with a strength of about 750 lawyers in 6 offices. Continuing the legacy of the erstwhile Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., the Firm advises on some of the largest cross border M&A matters, private equity investments, real estate deals, complex IBC mandates and disputes amongst other practices. Our clients include domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity funds, venture capital funds, start-ups and governmental and regulatory bodies.
1. Advised Hindustan Unilever Limited in the USD 4.5 billion (approx.) amalgamation with GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Health care Limited which is the largest deal in the consumer goods space in India.
2. Acted as the Indian Legal Counsel to The Procter & Gamble Company in relation to the USD 4.2 billion (approx.) acquisition of Consumer Health Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
3. Advised Reliance Industries Limited in relation to its acquisition of controlling stake of 51.03% in Hathway Cable and Datacom Limited for USD 422 million (approx.)
4. Acted as Indian legal counsel to SoftBank and DiDi in multiple investment rounds (both primary and secondary) in Oravel Stays Private Limited (“Oyo”).
5. Advised Bank of Baroda in the USD 216 billion (approx.) proposed amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda. This is the first amalgamation of listed nationalized banks with public shareholders and first three–way merger of nationalized banks.
6. Advised Adani Transmission Limited in its acquisition of Reliance Infrastructure’s Mumbai Power Business, making it the country’s largest private sector integrated power utility.
7. Advised Embassy REIT in setting up an IPO of India’s first REIT - Embassy Office Parks Real Estate Investment Trust.
8. Represented the respondent banks and financial institutions in the matter of Swiss Ribbons v. Union of India before the Supreme Court of India which upheld the constitutional validity of the IBC in entirety, setting aside all challenges by several petitioners.
9. CAM’s competition law team acted for and advised Flipkart in relation to securing an unconditional approval from the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) in Walmart Inc.’s (“Walmart”) acquisition of approximately 77% shareholding in Flipkart for USD 16 billion (approx.).
10. Project Sashakt is the unique solution adopted by Indian banks to resolve stressed assets in the Indian banking sector, which provides for a ‘five-pronged approach’. The Firm has worked closely with the Sunil Mehta Committee in conceptualising, drafting and finalising the industry-spanning ‘Inter-creditor Agreement for Resolution of Stressed Assets’ that has already been signed by a number of banks and non-bank financial institutions. As part of this exercise, lawyers of the Firm along with the Committee members engaged with the leadership of banks and financial institutions to achieve consensus on the framework and reach a common ground.
Contact Name: Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner, [email protected] Vandana Shroff, Partner, [email protected]
■ General Corporate/M&A
■ Private Equity
■ Banking & Finance
■ Capital Markets
■ Private Clients
■ Investment Funds
■ Financial Regulatory
■ Real Estate
■ Intellectual Property