Private Equity & Venture Capital

With India being recognised as one of the most attractive emerging markets for global private equity players and the Indian economic growth story continuing to unfold, Kaushal Shah & Associates has developed a sophisticated private equity and venture capital practice that is national and international in scope.

The Law Firm’s practice emphasizes fund formation and investment, minority investments, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance. We act both for venture capitalists and companies / entrepreneurs seeking venture capital. Our in-depth knowledge of Indian markets & industries and regular watch on global business and legal developments in this area gives us edge in our legal & advisory services.

Kaushal Shah & Associates offers a comprehensive range of professional services for private equity and venture capital funds and the companies in which they invest. The Law Firm’s services in private equity and venture capital funds would usually entail assisting and advising in evaluating and selecting suitable company for investing private equity and venture capital funds and determining investment criteria, advising and structuring the private equity and venture capital fund, drafting MoU between the private equity and venture capital and the company, conducting extensive due diligence before private equity and venture capital funds invest in company, assisting and advising on all matters related to SEBI, advising and drafting of shareholders agreement and other legal documentation, advising on corporate governance issues and advising on exits either through listing on the stock exchange, selling equity to third party or through a management buyout.

We have represented numerous clients in the structuring and formation of private equity and venture capital investment funds and similar entities. Our experience in this area has ranged from representing small groups of entrepreneurs in establishing their first funds to representing established fund managers in forming multiple funds. These portfolio companies require ongoing legal advice in a broad array of areas. Kaushal Shah & Associates is committed to add value and efficiency by bringing its experience to bear in handling a wide range of corporate and management issues in the acquisition/financing arena.