investment funds

Unprecedented calibre in advising on the lifecycle of funds, both domestic and foreign

Our Investment Funds practice provides end-to-end legal, tax, structuring and regulatory advice in relation to investment funds and asset managers. Over the years, we have been trusted advisors to our clients for providing turnkey assistance throughout the life cycle of a fund, including advice and execution in terms of setting up of the vehicles, regulatory approvals, documentation, governance framework, policies, compliance filings, due diligence, and winding up process.

Our Investment Funds team comprises of award-winning lawyers and chartered accountants, with extensive experience in both fund houses and top tier law firms. Their in-depth knowledge and expertise is what sets our practice apart.

Through this practice, we act as lead counsel for cross-border and domestic funds and Indian counsel to onshore or offshore managers, as well as for LPs investing in onshore or offshore funds. Our expertise also extends to advise on mergers and acquisitions in the funds space: strategic JV funds, buyout of funds by LPs; internal restructuring and acquisition of managers. We are also advisors to the newer generation of investment vehicles such as InvITs.

We participate and actively contribute to the evolution of funds regulatory and tax regime in India, by representing our clients before the Ministry of Finance and the Securities and Exchange Board of India. In fact, our National Practice Head has been a member of several working groups and committees constituted by the Government to advise on varied aspects of regulatory reform in the funds industry.

• Our team has exhibited reliability and robustness on both sides of the regulatory interface, i.e., the Government as well as the industry.
• We have advised funds in India on entry strategy for stressed, distressed assets platforms.

Stand Out Deals

  • Investment Funds

Global PE major KKR sells RE InvIT Virescent to IndiGrid for Rs 4,000 cr

  • Investment Funds

Cube Highways InvIT raises $630 mn from Canada’s BCI, Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala

  • Investment Funds

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