Vishruta Kaul is part of the General Corporate practice of the Firm and is based out of its Gurugram office.
Vishruta focusses on M&A, private equity, venture capital and restructuring transactions. Vishruta has represented diverse stakeholders including promoters, investors, companies, sellers and buyers in over 150 transactions in industries ranging from entertainment, e-commerce, retail, healthcare, financial services / NBFCs, manufacturing, tractors, services, logistics, renewable energy. Apart from her expertise on inbound and domestic transactions, she advises Indian companies on their foreign investments and acquisitions and has successfully project managed multiple investments by Indian acquirers in overseas jurisdictions.
Vishruta also regularly advises clients on various legal issues such as corporate governance, capital restructuring, compliance, exchange control and other government regulations. Vishruta is currently authoring a paper on the challenges of cross border mergers, which have been recently permitted in India.
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Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring and General Corporate
Advised JM Financial Limited in relation to their exit from Sona BLW Precision Forgings Limited.
Represented Global Fashion Group in its sale of Jade eServices Private Limited (Jabong) to Flipkart.
Represented Yanmar Limited in its further acquisition of shares of International Tractors Limited from the Blackstone Group.
Represented Hoffmann Neopac AG in its acquisition of a majority stake in 3D Packaging Technology Private Limited.
Represented DFS in its exit from its Indian joint venture company in favour of its Indian partner, the Flemingo group.
Represented Bigtree Entertainment Private Limited (BookMyShow) in its Series C fund raises from Network 18 and private equity funds, Accel, SAIF and Stripes.
Represented Lok Capital in its investment in Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Speciality Center Private Limited.
Represented Suraksha Diagnostics and its shareholders in the company’s second private equity fund raise from Orbimed.
Represented JM Financial in its investment in Vendiman Private Limited.
Represented Bennett Property Holding Company Limited in its investment in an affordable housing focused alternate investment fund sponsored.and managed by the Brick Eagle group.
General & Corporate Advisory
Advice to Bigtree Entertainment Private Limited (BookMyShow) on various matters including the recent bonus issue undertaken by it, managerial remuneration, evaluation of the legality of fantasy sports leagues, ticketing contracts, labour laws, foreign exchange regulations.
Advised Bangalore International Airport Limited in connection with telecom licensing issues and queries.
Advised Mayoral Moda Infantial India Private Limited in relation to loans to its directors and employees.
Advised Uniproducts India Limited in relation to issue of debentures to related parties.
Advised Lenskart on its franchising arrangements.
Ongoing Transaction and Advisory Mandates
Representing a company which operates a tech enabled services platform in its Series D fund raise.
Representing Lok Capital in a proposed investment in a company which operates a tech enabled services platform.
Representing a NBFC in a sale of majority stake to a non-resident acquirer.
Representing a manufacturer of orthopaedic products in a fund raise from new and existing investors.
Advising a group of Indian and NRI promoters on the set-up of a NBFC.
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