CROSS-BORDER SUCCESS

U.S.-India

Representative engagements include representing:

  • a U.S. government contractor with expertise in hazardous waste and removal of explosives in connection with the development of an eco-park in India
  • a lifestyle-themed television channel (a subsidiary of a large publicly traded Indian media company) in connection with its sale to a U.S. media company and entry into a strategic media alliance
  • Majesco (formerly MajescoMastek), a global provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business transformation, in the merger of NYSE MKT-listed Cover-All Technologies Inc., a leading provider of innovative and modern P/C insurance technology solutions with Majesco
  • an India-based business process outsourcing company with its IPO in the U.S. and listing on NASDAQ
  • a leading global provider of business information solutions to law firms, corporations and government in connection with its acquisition of a leading Indian publisher of primary legal materials
  • an India-focused private equity firm in connection with the organization of two private equity funds formed to invest in India and India-centric businesses, and the planned formation of a third fund
  • an Indian tax advisor on various private equity fund-related matters involving Indian clients (for example, structuring fund general partners and management companies in which Indian nationals have interests)
  • a publicly traded investment fund focused on infrastructure and real estate development in India, advising on its capital formation, AIM placement, corporate governance issues, defense against activist shareholder claims, debt placement and general business counseling
  • a U.S.-based supply chain software company in creating a corporate entity in India
  • a U.S. provider of data in connection with the establishment of an India-focused platform serving the Indian insurance market
  • a special committee of a U.S. public company that was majority-owned by a large India-based company; we advised on a going-private transaction, including negotiating the purchase price for the publicly held shares, and on appropriately reviewing the transaction from a procedural perspective
  • an Indian manufacturer, advising on its global securities offering in connection with its initial public offering in India
  • an Indian investment bank in connection with the establishment of its broker-dealer subsidiary in the U.S.
  • a U.S.-based developer and marketer of hardware and software for the network security market that has operations in India and was founded and is managed by an Indian family, in three rounds of venture capital investment, domestic and international service agreements, employment issues, employee benefit plan design and implementation, mergers and acquisitions and commercial litigation
  • a Pittsburgh-based IT services company with operations in India, as outside general counsel, including advising on the acquisition of an Indian offshore development company
  • a U.S.-based insurance-related business in negotiating agreements with an Indian company for onshore and offshore software design and development
  • a Swedish venture fund in an investment in a Indian public company
  • a large U.S.-based financial services company in outsourcing its back office operations to Indian vendors, including working closely with Indian counsel on compensation and securities issues.