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Morgan Stanley tops Transaction Advisor League Tables for M&A Deals in 2017

Kotak, Axis Capital take no.2 and no.3 slots; EY tops inclusive of due diligence services



Morgan Stanley topped the Venture Intelligence League Tables for Transaction Advisor to M&A deals for 2017 advising M&A deals worth $17.7 billion (across five qualifying deals) followed by Kotak ($14.1 billion across nine deals) and Axis Capital ($12.9 billion across six 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. In 2017, the Telecom industry driven by the consolidation, was the biggest source of mega sized M&A transactions. Financial advisors to the biggest M&A deal in 2017 - the Idea Cellular - Vodafone merger - were Kotak, Morgan Stanley, Rothschild, UBS, Axis Capital, Robey Warshaw, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deloitte and Ernst & Young. Kotak also advised American Tower Corporat…

AZB & Partners tops Legal Advisor League Table for PE deals in 2017

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas claim the No.2 & No.3 slots
AZB & Partners topped the Venture Intelligence League Table for Legal Advisor to Private Equity Transactionsin 2017. AZB advised PE deals worth $16 Billion (across 91 qualifying deals) during the period. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas ($7.7 Billion across 44 deals) and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas ($6.3 Billion across 61 deals) followed next. Khaitan & Co. ($5 Billion across 43 deals) and Trilegal ($4.3 Billion across 28 deals) completed the top five in 2017. 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 include SoftBank’s $3.9 Billion investment in Flipkart and Paytm. Transactions advised by SAM included the $1.4 Billion investment in Paytm by SoftBank and the $1.4 Billion investment by GIC in DL…

PE/VC Backed IPO: Newgen Software

The IPO of PE-backed Newgen Software was over-subscribed 8 times with all PE-VC investors making a complete exit in the company. The IPO was a 78% offer for sale by existing shareholders. With data from Venture Intelligence PE/VC Database and Company Financials Database we look at Newgen Software's journey and how it's investor fared in the IPO.

Venture Intelligence is India's longest serving provider of data and analysis on Private Company Financials, Transactions (private equity, venture capital and M&A) & their Valuations in India.

Citi Tops League Table for Financial Advisor to Private Equity Transactions in 2017

PwC and Unitus Capital top by deal volume; PwC tops table inclusive of due diligence & other services
The investment banking unit of Citi claimed the top position in the Venture Intelligence League Table for Transaction Advisor to Private Equity deals in 2017 advising deals worth $3 Billion. Citi acted as the financial advisor to Flipkart in the reported $2.5 Billion investment by Softbank Vision Fund. Goldman Sachs (which advised the same deal) and PwC (which advised the $500 million investment by CPPIB in Indospace Core) accounted for the second and third spots respectively. 
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.
Ernst & Young (which advised the $1.4 Billion DLF Cyber City - GIC deal) and Axis Capital (which advised the $1 Billion investment by Bain Capital in Axis Bank) completed the …