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July 13, 2015

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 Mangaldas included the $50 million investment by OCP Asia into DQ International and $70 million investment by IDFC Alternatives into OTPC India; Transactions advised by Khaitan & Co included the $150 million investment by Temasek and Advent International into Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals and $22 million investment by TPG Growth, TR Capital and IDG Ventures India into Lenskart.com. J Sagar Associates advised deals included the $114 million investment by Temasek into Medanta Medicity and the $10 million investment by SAIF, Fidelity Growth Partners, Helion Ventures into Test Preparation firm Toppr.

The period also new entrants like Veritas Legal, Verist Law, Altum Law, LegaLogic Consulting and Morgan Lewis enter the Venture Intelligence Legal Advisors for Private Equity league table.

The full league tables can be viewed here

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