The Firm provide legal services to Private Equity and Venture Capital funds across the full range of their operations and activities. We are actively involved in policy issues affecting Private Equity & Venture Capital industry on a national level, including legislative & regulatory matters. We provide ongoing support, advice and views to the various committees of Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
The areas in which we provide legal advice include:
(i) Fund formation;
(ii) Onshore & Offshore structuring;
(iii) Drafting offer documents for the raising of funds;
(iv) Tax & Securities registration issues in India;
(v) Registration with regulatory authorities in India;
(vi) Due Diligence of prospective investee companies;
(vii) Negotiation assistance from term sheet stage till closing;
(viii) Documentation & overall transactional support, including working closely with regulators like the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Foreign Investment Promotion Board of India (FIPB) and the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI); and
(ix) Structuring incentives and sharing of the ‘carry’ for fund managers & research analysts.