Kochhar & Co. has a thriving corporate practice and a full-service presence in six (6) major cities in India and a growing footprint in three (3) overseas locations with great strategic significance to investment both inbound and outbound.
Given our unique combination of Commercial law expertise, Corporate Finance and Tax, the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group’s natural forte is complex and high-value domestic and cross border M&A work, private equity investments, venture capital (including early stage and angel investments) and, with the advent of India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), corporate restructuring.
The practice is led by specialised teams of result-oriented lawyers with substantial knowledge and expertise to provide efficient, deal oriented and commercially tailored advice at each stage of a transaction be it private M&A, public takeovers, buyouts & disposals, strategic sales & disinvestment, investment both inbound & outbound, joint ventures, strategic alliances, partnerships and business restructuring.
Our M&A practice is supported by pan-India teams of market-leading Real Estate, Taxation, Employment, Anti-Trust/Competition, Intellectual Property, Regulatory and Litigation experts. Our strong industry/ sectoral focus gives us a deep understanding of the issues and the ability to anticipate risk and challenges that our clients may face.
Kochhar & Co. has advised a wide variety of clients representing diverse sectors on a range of transactions. We have acted for multinational corporations investing in India as also acquisitions by Indian entities in jurisdictions outside India.
The services that our team provides in respect of transactions include:
- Transaction structuring and strategizing
- Due diligence with special focus on the relevant sector(s)/industry
- Assistance in obtaining regulatory approvals and clearances
- Anti-Trust/Merger control filings
- Preparation and negotiation of definitive documents
- Advice on Taxation and Labour & Employment issues
- Dispute Resolution including but not limited to shareholders’ disputes