He is actively engaged in acquisition, divesture of business/companies, restructuring of companies, including amalgamation, demerger, re-organisation of companies and has advised on both on-shore and off-shore corporate structures. Inder has acquired vast experience in the automobile industry especially in acquisitions and hiving of business undertakings, technology licensing issues and distribution networks. He has also advised many leading players in the education sector in structuring of transactions and undertaking various business as well as share acquisitions. He also has exposure in cement, media and entertainment, automotive, and energy solutions.
He has advised several corporates including Eicher Motors Limited, VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, Dharampal Satyapal Limited, NIIT Limited, NIIT Technologies Limited, HCL Technologies Limited, HCL Infosystems Limited, Global Indian School Education Services Private Limited, NIIT University, The Khaitan School, Nord Anglia Education Limited, Seth Anandram Jaipuria Public School Society, Pathways Schools, Thapar University, Shiv Nadar University, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, HT Media Limited, Apollo Tyres, Dalmia Cements, Organica Water Solutions Limited, Aricent Technologies Holdings Limited, Sonicwall Technologies Private Limited, FLIR Systems Inc., and Teledyne LeCroy India Trading Private Limited.
Some of his prominent transactions inter-alia include the sale of NIIT Technologies Limited to the affiliate entity of Baring Equity Asia, and acquisition of People Combine Business Initiatives Private Limited and five Oakridge International Schools by Nord Anglia Education Limited. He has also advised NIIT Technologies Limited in relation to the acquisition of the entire share capital of Whishworks IT Consulting Private Limited, and NIIT Limited in relation to the acquisition of the entire share capital of RPS Consulting Private Limited in tranches. He has also advised VE Commercial Vehicles Limited in its acquisition of the bus manufacturing business of Volvo Group India Private Limited. Further, he has acted as a transaction and legal counsel for NIIT Technologies Limited for the sale of ESRI India Technologies Ltd to ESRI Inc, US. He has also led Bharti Airtel Limited’s (“Bharti Airtel”) partnership with Qualcomm for acquisition of Qualcomm Subsidiaries in India having BWA Spectrum in Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana, and Kerala. Additionally, he has advised Trident Limited on corporate governance restructuring including creation of a corporate advisory board, processes to mitigate risks on promoters, and reorganisation of directorships and board committees. Another notable transaction undertaken by Inder was advising Dharampal Satyapal Limited and the various group companies in structuring and execution of the entire demerger and amalgamation process and preparing the scheme of arrangement. He has also advised Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (listed company) in relation to its group restructuring whereby pure play structure in Cement space, Wind and Thermal Power space and Refractory sector were created.
Inder has been serving on the Board of Directors as an Independent Director of Eicher Motors Limited, Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Limited and JTEKT India Limited.
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