India is witnessing Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) on a large scale, both in the domestic market as well as internationally. Today, Indian corporate houses are actively targeting acquisitions outside the country. The Firm, because of its expertise in the M&A space, has handled large transactions in the areas of Real Estate, Hospitality, Food Processing, Media and Entertainment, Sports Management, Engineering Goods and Services, etc. SNG’s association with various law firms in multiple jurisdictions enables it to handle acquisitions outside the country as well.
The Firm has tremendous experience in handling due diligence, negotiations and definitive documentation as well as onshore and offshore structuring. SNG regularly advises on matters relating to security laws, including matters connected with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS
SNG understands the development and changes in laws that govern Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India. The Firm and its Partners are confident in providing clients with advice and support at all stages of the investment process in India, from setting up a liaison office, to a full-fledged office, to their exit.
The Firm advises its Indian clients in making offshore acquisitions in operating and trading entities in a tax efficient manner, and to harness growth opportunities available in the Asian, European and American markets.
CAPITAL MARKETS AND SECURITIES
On a regular basis, SNG handles Initial Public Offers (IPOs), Rights Issues, Bonus Issues, Preferential Issues, Qualified Institutional Placements (QIPs), Public Acquisitions, Listing of Debt Instruments, Offshore Listings (Alternate Investment Markets), Custodial Services, Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs), Depository and the Capital Market. The Firm works closely with Investment Bankers, Merchant Bankers, Underwriters and Corporate Houses. SNG provides opinions on matters relating to SEBI and the Stock Exchanges.
The Firm has assisted many foreign investors and institutions in connection with their registration as stock brokers, foreign venture capital investors and market intermediaries.