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- L.L.B. Law, London School of Economics and Political Science (2006)
- B.A. (H) Philosophy, St. Stephens’s College, University of Delhi (2003)
Vineet Shingal is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group in the Mumbai office. He has extensive international and cross-border experience, inbound as well as outbound, and has advised several clients on strategic acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital investments, PIPEs, promoter exits and sales (specially on bid situations), corporate restructurings (mergers, demergers, etc), foreign investment laws and general corporate law advisory. Vineet has also advised various start-up and growth-stage companies on investments, especially in the e-commerce space.
Vineet is a member of the Firm’s Japan desk and was on secondment to the Tokyo office of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in 2010, where he was responsible for advising Japanese clients on India entry as well as acquisitions of/investments in Indian companies by Japanese companies. Vineet continues to advise Japanese companies on Indian law.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales (Non-Practising)
Vineet has been acknowledged for his experience and expertise by:
- ALB India’s Super 50 Lawyers 2020;
- ALB Asia 40 under 40 2021
- ALB India Law awards 2020 as a Young Lawyer of the Year (Law Firm) (2020);
- The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Recommended Lawyer for TMT (cross-border work) (2019); and
- IFLR 1000 as a Notable Practitioner (consistently for three years)
- Top 100 Indian Individual Lawyers by Forbes India’s Legal PowerList 2020
Vineet Shingal has represented and advised the following clients
Advised the promoter of Essel Propack Limited, i.e., Ashok Goel Trust and its affiliates in relation to sale of its controlling stake (up to 51% stake) in Essel Propack Limited to Blackstone, through a competitive bid process for a total consideration varying between USD 310 million and USD 462 million based on the open offer subscription.
IGATE Group on the corporate restructuring of the iGATE group and the merger of iGATE Computer Systems Limited (formerly Patni Computer Systems) with IGATE Global Solutions Limited through a court approved scheme of arrangement.
Temasek on a substantial minority investment in Pine Labs by way of a primary as well as a secondary investment.
Micro Housing Finance Corporation Limited
Micro Housing Finance Corporation Limited and its Promoters on the 100 % acquisition of all shares of MHFCL by Svatantra Holdings Private Limited.
Works Applications Co Ltd
Works Applications Co Ltd, Japan on its primary and secondary investment in IVTL Infoview Technologies Private Ltd.
Lightbox and Kalaari
Lightbox and Kalaari on the sale of their shareholding in Indiavidual Learning Pvt Ltd (Embibe) to Reliance Industries Limited.
Multiples PE on its exit from Milltec Machinery Private Limited and sale of shares to AGi Growth, Canada.
Investcorp. on its investment in Bewakoof Brands Pvt Ltd.
Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Limited
Advised on acquisition of 100% of the shares of Jaypore E-commerce from its shareholders.
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