With a continually growing market of over one billion people, a stable democratic government and an economy in constant expansion, the attractions of India for inward investment are obvious.
At the same time, the investor requires the cultural sensitivity to steer a course through an enormous diversity of languages, religions and ethnic groups, as well as various levels of bureaucracy. Investment reform has brought new opportunities in the automotive and consumer goods sectors, IT, telecoms and media, banking and finance, as well as the well-known area of business process outsourcing.
Our India practice is built on a solid innovative practice with offices in Mumbai, New Dehli and Bangalore which has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, joint ventures, IT & technology, mergers and acquisitions, as well as in assisting in establishing wholly-owned subsidiaries in India.
The team has considerable experience in divestiture and privatization and therefore able to respond with ease to governmental promotion of public private partnerships.
We can advise on formation of companies, maintaining and managing the expansion of companies as well as in obtaining the requisite government approvals for setting up ventures in India (from authorities such as the Foreign Investment Promotion Board and Reserve Bank of India); litigation, arbitration and intellectual property matters.
In addition, our teams are experienced in fund formation for venture capital and private equity funds; venture capital and private equity financings; mergers and acquisitions and public offerings; with a specialty in cross-border India-US transactions.