AZB Continues to Reign as Most Active Legal Advisor to Private Equity Transactions in 2013
The Venture Intelligence League Tables, the first such initiative exclusively tracking transactions involving India-based companies, are based on volume of PE and M&A transactions (combined with credits based on fulfilment of criteria) advised by Transaction and Legal Advisory firms.
AZB advised deals during the period included KKR’s acquisition of controlling stake in Alliance Tire Group and Baring Asia's $256 million investment in Lafarge India. Large transactions advised by ALMT Legal included Emcure Pharmaceuticals’
AZB & Partners also topped the tables in terms of deals advised by value, including the $460 million investment by KKR in Alliance Tire Group and the $256 million investment by Baring Asia in Lafarge India. Amarchand & Mangaldas (which advised KKR’s $200 million investment in Gland Pharma) came in second while Khaitan & Co. (which advised Apax Partners’ $420 million investment in GlobalLogic)
The year also saw a lot of new entrants like Bharucha & Partners and P&C Legal enter the Venture Intelligence Most Active Legal Advisors for Private Equity league table.
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