Advice on angel, venture and private equity investments forms a cornerstone of our boutique practice. Ongoing regulatory changes in India and the global developments have considerably changed the dynamics, requirements and deal types in the private equity market. Our team is geared to address these challenges and adapt to such dynamic environment and client requirements.
We have had the opportunity to advise and assist both sides of the investment equation i.e. investment funds as well as investee companies across various sectors in India. This has given us the breadth and depth of knowledge about the key issues viewed from both sides of the table. We have technical as well as practical expertise to meet the requirements of our clients.
We have advised on growth capital, Series A and also subsequent rounds of funding level and therefore have complete visibility on the entire life cycle of funding. We also handle all corporate secretarial matters relating to the closing of the transaction and for post investment support also.
We are also frequently engaged by Indian and multinational companies engaged in different industry verticals for mergers and Acquisitions transactions. These transactions are often complex and require careful consideration. We work with industry of all sizes and provide solutions and advice keeping in perspective the sector in which the company is operating and the commercial intent of the client.
The booming Indian economy has helped India in gaining global importance as a major market hub for foreign direct investments and has a lot to offer for foreign investors, portfolio managers, etc. Our law firm, which specializes in setting up a business in India / providing India entry services to Foreign Investors and regularly advises foreign investors on Foreign Direct Investment structuring and compliance.
Samisti advised one of its clients which is engaged in the dialysis business in not only raising funds from private equity investors for its business purpose but also advised the company for partnering with a foreign entity to start the dialysis business in a foreign jurisdiction. Samisti has from time to time assisted the company in various ways including inter alia in the following:
- Conduct of Vendor Legal Due Diligence on the Company;
- Drafting, negotiating and reviewing documents related to the investment, including structuring and negotiating promoters and company’s rights;
- Assistance in merger/acquisition of a company engaged in similar business as that of a company including representing before the National Company Law Tribunals and other statutory authorities and provide assistance in all the post-merger compliances required to be done by a company;
- Acted as legal counsel to the Company for setting up cross border joint venture.
I have very rarely seen a legal professional who not only extensively understands the legal aspects but also take cognizance of the business implications. He has vast exposure and experience of dealing with clients across industries and closing multiple big-ticket deals ranging from M&A, JV, Acquisition, Opening new entities in completely new geographies. I am sure Prashant will add enormous value to any organisation through his focused and dedicated efforts.