Corporate, Commercial and M&A

Our Corporate and Commercial team works closely with other teams, especially Banking & Finance, Tax and Dispute Resolution, to provide advice that is timely and supports our clients’ business goals.

DSK Legal has earned a formidable reputation for its deep understanding of the Indian market and its ability to provide sophisticated legal solutions to corporate clients, that are commercially viable and technically sound. Our experience in the relevant sectors helps us straddle the full range of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A deals, joint ventures, restructurings, flotations, share offerings, securitisation, private equity funding, corporate advisory and corporate recovery.

We advise on planning and execution of transactions as well as on legal and regulatory compliance and governance issues. Our in-depth experience and knowledge of specific industries and their regulatory, financial and technological characteristics have earned us the trust of our clients and by focusing on their specific needs we create bespoke legal solutions that further their commercial interests.

DSK Legal’s clients include leading financial institutions, multinational banks and government authorities and domestic and major international corporates in sectors such as financial services, energy, infrastructure, healthcare, insurance, education, food, consumer products, technology and media.

Our Corporate and Commercial practice covers:

  • Private Equity
    • Advice at all stages, i.e. fund set up, the funding cycle including seed capital, first round and down round funding.
    • Advice on exits, including initial public offerings and secondary sales.
    • Advice to private equity houses, family offices, venture capitalists, founders and management.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Advice on mergers and acquisitions, demergers and joint ventures across a wide range of industry sectors.
  • Corporate Recovery
    • Advice on all aspects of rescues, reconstructions, receiverships, administration and liquidations.
    • Advice to creditors and investors on matters of enforcement of security and strategies for debt recovery.
  • Commercial
    • Assistance to clients as they operate, regulate and grow their businesses, helping them to manage their existing commercial relationships, form alliances and expand into new markets.
    • Advice to clients on manufacturing, distribution and agency issues, outsourcing, public private partnerships, partnering arrangements, event management arrangements, and regulatory matters.
  • Capital Markets
    • Advice on matters relating to Takeovers, Initial Public Offerings, Global Depository Receipts, American Depository Receipts, External Commercial Borrowing, Foreign Currency Convertible Bond, Domestic Debt Issues and secondary issues, across a wide range of industry sectors.

DSK Legal also provides legal advice on issues relating to Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Employment, IT & Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment, Real Estate, Shipping, Tax and Transaction Support.