Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advises Anupam Rasayan India Limited in the acquisition of equity shares and joint control over Tanfac Industries Limited
September 8, 2022
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. advised Anupam Rasayan India Limited (“ARIL”) which is one India’s leading custom synthesis and specialty chemicals manufacturer, in its acquisition of 24.96% of the total equity shareholding of and joint control of Tanfac Industries Limited (“TIL”) from Birla Group Holdings Private Limited (“BGH”), (a promoter company which is part of Aditya Birla Group) and few other promoter group members of TIL (collectively, the “Sellers”) (the “Transaction”). The Transaction also triggered an open offer by ARIL to the public shareholders of TIL under the SEBI Takeover Regulations.
The transaction team was led by Abhishek Guha, Partner; Jagriti Mohata, Counsel; Shashank Prabhakar, Principal Associate; and Shebani Bhargava, Associate. The securities law team comprised of Yogesh Chande, Partner and Preeti Kapany, Associate. Gauri Chhabra, Partner; Nandini Pahari, Associate advised from a competition law perspective. Dorothy Thomas, Partner, also assisted on the transaction by providing inputs in relation to the SIPCOT land leased by the Target Company.
Edelweiss Financial Services Limited advised as the merchant banker for the open offer by the Acquirer. Khaitan & Co. acted as the legal advisors to the Sellers. IndusLaw acted as the legal advisors to the merchant banker in relation to the open offer.