Nikhil Sachdeva is part of the General Corporate practice at the Firm and is based out of its Gurugram office.
Nikhil specialises in areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Joint Ventures and General Corporate Advisory practice group at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Nikhil has extensive experience of 11 years, in advising leading venture capital and private equity funds and multi-national corporations for transactions inter-alia in the sectors of Manufacturing, IT, Healthcare, Gaming, Fintech, Pharmaceutical, Media & Entertainment, E-Commerce, Retail & Wholesale Trading, Infrastructure, Renewal Energy, Publishing, Real Estate, Travel & Tourism and NBFC.
Nikhil has significant experience in advising on inter-alia mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, venture capital (equity and debt) investments, business/asset transfer transactions, consortium lending, structured finance transactions, corporate debt restructuring and external commercial borrowing (ECB) transactions. He also specialises in structuring transactions to ensure compliance with foreign exchange regulations, corporate laws and tax efficiency based on appropriate advice from tax advisors.
Prior to joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Nikhil has worked with BMR Legal, J. Sagar Associates and Desai & Diwanji.
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Roop Auto Forge Private Limited on the acquisition of business undertaking of Logwell Forge Limited.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Belgian brewing giant in their exit from joint venture with RJ Corp and to go solo in India through their wholly-owned subsidiary Crown Beers India Limited.
PepsiCo, in divestment of its entire company-owned bottling operations in North India to its franchisee bottling partner Varun Beverages.
DuPont, in proposed acquisition of majority interest and control in a listed company engaged in the business of manufacturing hybrid seeds.
Lu-Ve Group, an Italian listed company, in its pioneer acquisition in India of a leading aluminum coil manufacturer Spirotech Heat Exchangers Private Limited.
GDF Suez, a French multinational electric utility company, for a bid to invest in a company engaged in generation of electricity through geothermal energy and sponsored by ONGC, IL&FS and Government of Tripura, India.
Private Equity / Venture Capital
MX Media Co.Ltd in relation to Series A fund raise by MX Player from Tencent.
Nephrocare Health Services in Series C and Series D fund raise.
Gaana.com in Series A fund raise from Tencent.
Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited, on investment in Mobile Premier League, India’s fastest growing mobile e-sports platform and leading the mobile gaming space.
Times Internet, for their venture capital investments and acquisition of and strategic alliance with, various digital businesses.
Quintillion Media, in relation to joint ventures with Bloomberg L.P. and Da Vinci Media.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., to subscribe to optionally convertible preference shares in a joint venture Indian company with Tata Motors Limited.
Kumi Kasei Co., Ltd in its joint venture with The Supreme Industries Limited and acquisition of automotive parts manufacturing facility of The Supreme Industries Limited.
Escorts Limited, in its joint venture with Tadano Limited to manufacture high end cranes in India.
Fujitsu Frontech Limited on their strategic investment and joint venture in Lipi Data Systems Limited engaged in the business of manufacturing ATM machines and components.
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