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ALMT Legal Former Clyde & Co. best friend continues to be a strong name in the International Market for Investments related work.

Aliff Fazelbhoy heads a team of strong attorneys, with Ryna Karani and Statira Ranina being other well respected names in the investments space. They advise on numerous cross-border transactions, especially mid-level venture capital and private equity funds on their Indian investments.
Under editorial review.

Due to the recent division of the firm into two separate firms under the stewardship of Cyril and Shardul Shroff respectively, we will be reviewing each independent firm over the course of this year. A clear and settled editorial posting shall be made in due course. 
AZB Strong team led by one of the finest lawyers in the country - Zia Mody.

AZB & Partners is the firm preferred by many high value trusts and funds for both cross border and Indian investments, and are well respected for their work on fund formation and structuring. In Private equity matters, Zia Mody’s reputation does not need to be elaborated upon. She has attained an iconic status, and leads the practice with years of experience behind her. The addition of the experienced Ashwath Rao, has further bolstered the practice.
Finsec Great financial expertize which extends to solid transactional support.

With a focus on providing assistance in the financial sector, the firm has extended its work to investments funds, for both domestic and international clients. Their expertise in funds formation and structuring is acknowledged, with Sandeep Parekh being the key noteworthy figure. Their clients include Bessemer Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Westbridge Capital and Barings Private Equity Partners.
JSA Highly diverse national and international client base.

JSA represents not only PE/VC funds, but also investee companies across diverse industry areas, and thus have a strong understanding of the sector. They are also very actively involved with regulatory and policy reform for the industry, regularly interacting with the Securities Exchange Board of India as well as National Chambers of Commerce. Dina Wadia and Somasekhar Sundaresan (who is set to leave the firm at the end of 2016) are key names.
Khaitan & Co. Backed by Managing Partner Haigreve Khaitan, who is a well respected name in Investment advisory and transactional support.

Khaitan & co. advises numerous Indian as well as international clients across all aspects related to private equity and venture capital funds, including investments, exits, fund formation, structuring and regulations. Haigreve Khaitan remains one of the distinguished names in the industry. Their clients include Baring Private Equity Asia, Tata Capital Innovations Fund and Reliance Equity Advisors.
Lexygen A specialist Investment fund with strong ties in Singapore.

Private Equity and Venture Capital has become the firm’s mainstay in a short span of time. While their expertise lies more on the investor side, founding partner Vijay Sambamurthy regularly advises both investor and investee companies. Some of their well known work was in advising companies like Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Fund, Pinnacle Engines and the Carlyle Group.
Nishith Desai A multinational Investment support practice boosted by its offices in Singapore, Palo Alto and Munich.

Nishith Desai and Associates revolutionized work in the industry, by adding to their investment work with their tax expertise. Their team is well respected, with Nischal Joshipura being one of the key names. They handle complex cross border transactions on the PE front, and in venture capital work their in depth knowledge of the IT and e-commerce sector is appreciated by clients. Some notable names they recently represented include Blackstone, Aditya Birla group, Goldman Sachs and Sequoia Capital.
S&R Associates A natural foray into investment related work by a traditional Capital Markets powerhouse.

Rajat Sethi heads the increasingly active practice, especially in the telecom and media sector. Clients speak very highly of their expertise, knowledge as well as the amount of time the firm is willing to devote to them. They have represented high value clients like Cartica Capital, Bertelsmann India Investments and the Partners Group in the past.
Samvad A highly meticulous and noteworthy Investment practice.

Samvad Partners was formed in 2013 when Bangalore heavyweight NDR Partners expanded to Mumbai by merging with V Chambers of Law. The Firm has slowly grown its presence in Chennai and Delhi to coincide with their growing fame as one of the leading national firms in the investment funds industry. Harish Narasappa, Siddhartha Raja and Vineetha MG, all founding partners, add great value to the reputation the firm has earned for itself by advising on numerous multi-million dollar investments.


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