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Merger and Acquisitions

We help companies to improve their successful merger and acquisition (M&A) through an integrated and battle-tested approach which links acquisition strategy, diligence and merger integration.

Our professionals can assist you in:

Corporate Reorganization

  • Designing alternate effective tax and regulatory structures;
  • Meeting commercial objectives within regulatory constraints;
  • Reviewing transaction documents;
  • Resolving post transaction issues

Acquisition Structuring

  • Advise on domestic and inbound acquisition structuring for strategic acquirers - directly or through intermediary jurisdictions.
  • Assistance in drafting / reviewing and finalizing shareholders, joint venture and other relevant business agreements.

Outbound Structuring

  • Structuring options and choice of alternate jurisdictions to identify a holding company from the profit repatriation and exit efficiency perspective.
  • Structure an acquisition either through an asset purchase or share purchase from tax efficiency perspective.
  • Advice on availing foreign tax credits.

Promoters Stake Enhancement and Delisting

  • Consolidation of stake and rationalization of ownership structure;
  • Unlocking value in appropriate jurisdiction; and
  • Succession planning

Divestment Advisory

  • Structuring tax and regulatory efficient exit options - demerger, business /asset disposal, stock sale etc.

Promoters Stake Enhancement and Delisting

  • Consolidation of stake and rationalization of ownership structure;
  • Unlocking value in appropriate jurisdiction; and
  • Assist business to stay up-to-date with continually changing local tax regulations
  • Succession planning

Private Equity / Venture capital advisory

  • Investment and exit structuring through alternative mechanisms (such as Initial public offering (IPO)stake sale, buy back )
  • Analysis of flow of consideration and related tax and exchange control aspects
  • Review of transaction documentation from tax, regulatory and commercial perspective.

Financial Structuring

  • Extensive analysis of each transaction, enabling conceptualization, selection and implementation of options from a tax and regulatory perspective.
  • Structuring of transactions for entities in/levels at which funds should be raised or repatriated.
  • IPO advisory for Indian/overseas listing.
  • Instruments that should be used to raise or repatriate funds
  • Advice on profit repatriation.