Kushal Sinha is a Partner in the Project and Project Finance practice of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co and is based out of its Delhi office.
Kushal Sinha focuses on general corporate and commercial laws, in the Firm’s Projects and Infrastructure practice. His expertise lies in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and investments across various infrastructure sectors including renewable energy, power, roads and highways, construction development etc.
Kushal’s expertise has led to him advising on many high value and innovative deals for blue chip clients. He advised Videocon Mauritius Energy Ltd. in their sale of participating interest in the Rovuna Oil Block in Mozambique (declared Global M&A Deal of the Year for Africa at the Global Legal Awards, 2014). He also advised on the restructuring of Amtek Auto which was adjudged the Impact Deal of Year, 2019 at the Asialaw Regional Awards, 2019.
In the recent past, post the commencement of the insolvency resolution framework under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, Kushal has extensively advised on M&A related aspects in resolution of stressed infrastructure assets ranging from Lanco Infratech Limited to Bhushan Steel Limited and Educomp Infrastructure and School Management Limited.
Kushal has advised on recent marquee transactions in the infrastructure space, such as acquisition of ACME Solar’s operational solar power assets by Actis LP, proposed acquisition of GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited by JSW Energy and the global re-structuring and divestment of GE’s distributed power business.
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Mergers & Acquisitions
Advised on the acquisition of operational solar power projects (250MWx4) of ACME Solar by Actis LP;
Advised GE on India-leg of GE Transportation’s global spinoff and merger with Wabtec Corporation.
Advised TGE Gas Germany on its Indian joint venture with Venerable LNG Limited.
Advised Fortum Star BV on investments into its charge and drive platform in India, by Finnfund.
Other Transactions and Advisory
Advised Piramal Finance and APG (Dutch Pension Fund) on restructuring of their debt investments in solar power projects being developed by ASEPL.
Advised Softbank Energy on structuring of its funding for newly awarded solar power projects, in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
Advised lenders to Jindal Steel Limited on restructuring of their debt under RBI’s corporate debt restructuring scheme.
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