Private Equity / Venture Capital
We act for both investment funds and investee companies/entrepreneurs across various sectors in the private equity market. Our strength lies in our in-depth understanding of the market and expertise in the legal, tax and regulatory issues affecting the investors, funds and investees.
Our Legal Services Include:
Assisting in setting up various onshore and offshore structures, while keeping in mind the commercial objectives, legal and tax implications and regulatory requirements.
Advising on entry strategies keeping in mind the foreign direct investment regulations, double tax treaties and exchange control regulations
Legal Due Diligence
Conducting extensive due diligence of prospective investee company.
Drafting and filing applications, coordinating with regulators like Reserve bank of India (RBI), Foreign Investment Promotion Board of India (FIPB) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), for registering the fund as Foreign Venture Capital Investor (FVCI), Domestic Venture Capital Fund (DVCF), Foreign Institutional Investor (FII) and sub account of an FII.
Documentation and Negotiation
Drafting and negotiating transaction documents including placement memorandum, shareholder agreements and investment agreements.
Advising on exit strategies for promoters and investors, by way of acquisitions, listings and management buyout.