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- LL.M. (Hons.), Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago (2013)
- B.B.A, LL.B., (Hons.), National Law University, Jodhpur (2009)
Vivek Sriram is a Partner in the Corporate and M&A practice group in the Chennai office. His practice focuses on advising international and domestic clients on structuring of transactions, investment strategies, domestic and cross-border M&A, strategic alliances, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital investments, strategic buy outs and exits and general corporate matters.
- Bar Council of Tamil Nadu
Recognitions and Accomplishments
Vivek has been ranked as one of India’s top TMT / Fintech lawyers for 2021, by Asian Legal Business and ranked as a Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A by The Legal 500.
Vivek Sriram has represented and advised the following clients
Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co. Ltd
Advised on the acquisition of a 74% stake in Gland Pharma Limited for USD 1.09 billion (approx.) (being the largest foreign investment in India by a Chinese company).
Tata Communications Limited (TCL) and Tata Communications Data Centers Private Limited (TCDC)
Advised on TCL’s sale of a 74% stake in TCDC to Singapore Technologies Telemedia, Singapore, for approx. USD 635 million.
Reliance Jio Digital Services Limited
Advised on acquisition of the entire business undertaking of Haptik Infotech Private Limited (Haptik) by way of a slump sale, for a total transaction size of USD 101.3 million.
India Infoline Finance Limited
Advised on the sale of its commercial vehicle finance business to IndoStar Capital Finance Limited, for a consideration of approximately INR 2419 crores (approx.).
Advised on acquisition of the entire issued equity shares of Prizm Payment Services Private Limited, from all its shareholders, including Winvest Holdings (India) Private Limited, Sequoia Capital and Axis Bank.
Advised on Indian law aspects pertinent to its acquisition of 100% stake in White & Mackay from United Spirits (Great Britain) Limited for USD 729 million.
Pepe Jeans Europe B.V.
Advised on the joint venture with Dollar Industries Limited, wherein the joint venture company will manufacture high-end inner wear products.
Royal Vopak N.V. and its affiliates
Advised on the joint venture with Shapoorji Pallonji Group, wherein the joint venture company shall build and operate a third-party bulk liquid storage and handling facility to handle LPG, chemicals, petrochemicals, veg oils and Petroleum Oil & Lubricants (POL).
Advised a private investment firm focused on Asia, Middle East and North Africa, in its USD 18.5 million investment in Ugro Capital Limited, a listed Indian non-banking financial company.
Ergo Update22 Apr '20
Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Venture & Collaborations
Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial