AZB & Partners was formed in 2004, and is a combination of the practices of CZB & Partners in Mumbai and Ajay Bahl &Co. in Delhi. The firm has since expanded to Bangalore, Pune, Chennai and Gurgaon.
Main Areas of Practice:
Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures & General Corporate:
The Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and General Corporate Practice is the heart of the firm. Advice is rendered on a broad spectrum of matters, ranging from general corporate advice, corporate governance, contract law and exchange control regulations to mergers and acquisitions, takeover code issues and outbound investments.
Contacts: Zia Mody, Ajay Bahl
The firm has a formidable private equity practice and has represented some of the largest private equity firms in the world in establishing their India presences and in making investments and has excellent understanding of the legal and regulatory issues.
Contacts: Darshika Kothari, Anil Kasturi, Vinati Kastia, Shuva Mandal
Banking & Finance:
The firm advises its clients in relation to the full gamut of financial products and services offered in India by domestic as well as multinational financial institutions, financial services, regulatory issues, new banking products and services, risk management and capital management.
Contacts: Shameek Chaudhari, Ashwin Ramanathan
Infrastructure & Project Finance:
With the intensive development of the infrastructure sector the private participation in this sector has opened up. The firm has provided extensive advice on projects in diverse areas including power projects, oil and natural gas projects, projects in the mining and telecommunications sectors, setting up of Special Economic Zones and LNG projects.
Contacts: Bahram N Vakil, Yashwant Mathur, Gautam Saha
The Real Estate Practice of the firm is deep and extensive and includes assisting its clients in the purchase, leasing, licensing arrangements, sale and lease-back arrangements. The firm has regularly assisted real estate developers, institutional lenders, borrowers and investors in all phases and aspects of real estate development.
Contacts: Nohid Nooreyezdan, Sai Krishna Bharathan, Hardeep Sachdeva
The firm advises on the application of employment laws, understanding client requirements to conform to the diverse employment laws/regulations, while having due regard to their own practices and objectives.
Contacts: Nohid Nooreyezdan, Sunila Awasthi
The firm has advised some of the largest global insurance and reinsurance companies in relation to their joint ventures in India and has consequently been involved in almost all the major joint ventures in India in the insurance sector.
Contacts: Rajendra Barot
The firm has advised several clients on various antitrust /competition law issues under the recently repealed Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices, 1969 and has been and is actively involved with industry stakeholders in making representations to the antitrust regulator in India.
Contacts: Zia Mody, Samir Gandhi
Litigation & Arbitration:
The firm has been extensively engaged in the resolution of civil, criminal (economic offences), commercial and constitutional law disputes through litigation in the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts in India and several other courts and tribunals and has conducted arbitrations,mediations and negotiations on behalf of its clients within and outside India.
Contacts: Rajendra Barot, Shreyas Jayasimha, Percival Billimoria
The firm has extensive experience in outbound investments and has advised on some of India’s largest outbound investments such as the Corus and Jaguar.
BP taking a 30 per cent stake in 23 oil and gas production sharing contracts that Reliance operates in India, including the producing KG D6 Block; Bharti Airtel Limited acquisition of the 15 country operations of Zain Africa B.V., by purchasing 100% equity stake of Zain from MTC Telecommunication Company; Bharti Airtel Limited acquisition of 70% equity stake in Warid Telecom International Limited; Tata Steel Limited acquisition (one of the largest overseas direct investment by and Indian Company) of Corus Group plc. implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement under the UK Companies Act. This was as crowned as the top M&A transaction of the year 2007 byAsia Money Awards 2007; Jindal Steel and Power Limited acquisition of a controlling stake of Shadeed Iron and Steel LLC in Oman.
The firm’s domestic and international clients range from privately owned to publicly listed companies, including Fortune 500 entities,multinationals, investment banks and private equity firms and has close working relationships with specialists, regulatory authorities and several international law firms.
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