Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. advises Guiding Media Private Limited (Guiding Media) and its founder Mr. Abhijeet Mukherjee for sale of its business to Zeus LLC
March 8, 2021
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. advised Guiding Media and its founder Mr. Abhijeet Mukherjee in relation to the sale of Guiding Media’s business, along with its intellectual property assets to Padre Media US owned entity, Zeus LLC. Guiding Media’s business included the popular consumer tech website, https://www.guidingtech.com/, YouTube channels Guiding Tech and GT Hindi, and Guiding Tech’s social media accounts. The date of closing was 18 November 2020.
The transaction team was led by Amit Khansaheb, Partner; Abhishek Dubey, Principal Associate; Rial Verma, Associate; Shivansh Mehta, Associate. The intellectual property team comprised of Leoni Mahanta, Principal Associate; Apoorva Murali, Senior Associate; Neha Khanduri, Associate.
Stolberg Law, USA advised Guiding Media and Abhijeet Mukherjee on the US Law aspects. KPMG India advised on tax structuring of the transaction. Advaita Legal advised on indirect tax matters.
CMC Law LLC (USA) advised on US law aspects, BTG Legal, India advised on Indian law aspects and Assentio Legal, India advised on intellectual property matters to Zeus, LLC
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