Abhishek has experience of 9 years in advising clients engaged in sectors such as Manufacturing, Retail, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Technology and Education.
Abhishek’s significant transactions include acquisition of premium bike maker Firefox Bikes by Hero Cycles, acquisition of NMAT Test by GMAC from NMIMS, Mumbai and Minda Industries’ acquisition of Rinder from its Spanish promoters. Abhishek has advised the Government of West Bengal in divestment of its stake in Haldia Petrochemicals Limited. He has recently advised technology enabled logistics service provider Rivigo in its $75 million funding by Warburg Pincus’s.
Abhishek has extensively advised clients on foreign investment transactions and represented them before the FIPB, the DIPP and the Department of Telecommunications for obtaining investment approvals under the FDI Policy, including, approvals for investments in the single brand retail sector (both 51% & 100%), and telecommunications sector and has drafted several foreign investment proposals.
Prior to joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Abhishek has worked with BMR Legal, Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. and P&A Law Offices.
Abhishek has studied a course on European public law from the European Public Law Organization, Athens on scholarship from the European Union. He was selected by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) through a three stage national contest to represent India at the International Aeronautical Congress where he presented a paper on international space law. He is also a recipient of Microsoft Intellectual Property Scholarship.
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