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Where Indian Private Equity investors can tread without fear - well almost!

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Khaitan & Co. Tops League Table for Legal Advisors to M&A Transactions in H1 2015

AZB & Partners, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas complete the Top 3 slots

Khaitan & Co topped the Venture Intelligence League Tables for Legal Advisors to M&A transactions for the first six months of 2015 advising deals with a value tag of $2,237 million (across 14 qualifying transactions). Khaitan & Co. was followed by AZB & Partners which advised deals worth $1,970 million (across 16 deals); Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas ($1,353 million across 9 deals). Amarchand & Mangaldas, before its split, had advised M&A deals worth $1,084 million (across seven deals).

The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.

The Khaitan & Co. advised M&A deals during the period included the $315 million buyout of Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals by Advent International & Temasek and th…

AZB tops Legal Advisor League Table for Private Equity Transactions in H1 2015

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co. claim the No.2 & No.3 Slots


AZB & Partners has retained its status as the top Legal Advisor for Private Equity transactions during the first six months of the 2015. According to the Venture Intelligence League Tables, AZB advised PE deals worth $2,446 million (across 23 qualifying deals), followed by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas ($1,219 million across 12 deals); Khaitan & Co ($827 million across 10 deals) and J Sagar Associates ($823 million across 9 deals).
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on value of PE and M&A transactions advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.
AZB advised deals during H1 2015 included the $383 million investment by Apax Partners in Shriram City Union Finance and the $150 million investment by TPG Capital into Manipal Health Enterprises. Transactions advised by Shardul Amarchand Mangald…

What have Venture Capital Investors been up to in India for the past three months?

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Private Equity investments vault 80% to over $4-B in Q2’15

Mega deals across sectors drive average deal size up 79% QoQ; 6 Month Investment Value Up 53% YoY 

Private Equity firms invested about $4,046 million across 128 deals during the quarter ended June 2015, according to early data from Venture Intelligence . The investment amount was 80% higher than that invested in the same period last year ($2,242 million across 115 transactions) and 43% higher than the immediate previous quarter (which had witnessed $2,825 million being invested across 160 transactions). The latest figures take the total PE investments for 2015 to $6,871 M across 288 transactions (53% more than the $4,480 million across 252 transactions in the first six months of 2014). Note: All figures in this note are exclusive of PE investments in Real Estate.

There were as many as 11 PE investments worth $100 million or more (with seven over $200-M) during Q2’15 compared to four such transactions in the same period last year and seven during the immediate previous quarter, the Ven…