India

India is experiencing a fast pace of legal, socio-political and commercial environmental growth. You need a legal team that has strong relationships with leading Indian organizations, intimate knowledge of the local culture and the linguistic skills to communicate effectively.

Our India group works with Indian companies and financial institutions hoping to expand to Canada, and Canadian organizations that want to set up in India.

Our clients include:

  • large companies
  • financial institutions
  • Indian entrepreneurs
  • mid-market companies
We regularly advise our Canadian clients on their India strategies and provide advice and introductions in our network.

We help clients with:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate finance
  • investment funds
  • energy and natural resources
  • intellectual property
  • litigation
  • corporate commercial
  • commercial real estate
  • international tax planning
  • acting as counsel or arbitrator in international arbitrations

We serve sectors including:

  • mining and natural resources
  • infrastructure
  • energy
  • biotech/pharma
  • agriculture
  • financial services
  • intellectual property
  • transportation

Experience

  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech, in connection with its acquisition of Citigroup Fund Services Canada Inc.’s existing IT outsourcing business.
  • State Bank of India (Canada), in connection with AV Nackawic Inc.’s acquisition of St. Anne Nackawic pulp mill.
  • Essar Global $1.85 billion acquisition of Algoma Steel (as counsel to the financial adviser).
  • Tata Consultancy Services, on its establishment and ongoing business in Canada.
  • Structure and offering of Excel India Fund.
  • Acted for one of the members of a concessionaire joint venture in connection with the Mumbai light rail transit project.
  • Structure and coordination of Portland India Select Business Portfolio Trust a multi-layered / multi-jurisdictional Indian investment fund based in Canada.
  • Easun Reyrolle Ltd., in connection with its acquisition of NxtPhase T&D Corporation.

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