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The M&A, PE, and VC practice at LegaLogic comprise domestic and international transactions which include share
acquisitions, joint ventures, business transfers, technology transfers, asset purchases, and strategic and financial
investments across multiple sectors with clients ranging from domestic start-ups to multinational companies, private
equity, and venture capital funds.
Our firm’s emphasis is on providing end-to-end solutions to our clients for corporate structuring as well as
restructuring transactions, acting either for the buy-side or for the sell-side.
Our primary focus is on pre-transaction advice, deal structuring, due diligence activity, transactional support, and
post-transaction assistance.

Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

Merger and Acquisition (M&A) advisory is one of the core areas of practice of our firm. We have successfully advised our
clients on multiple M&A deals, including cross-border transactions.

Our broad areas of service include:

  • Advising on business and operational restructuring,
  • Selection of an appropriate business entity or vehicle
  • Advising on domestic and cross-border transactions
  • Advising on legal, foreign exchange, and regulatory aspects of a transaction; stamp duty advice; and support
    for corporate compliance.
  • Carrying out legal due diligence with an industry-specific focus across information technology, telecom,
    satellite, information technology-enabled services, banking, financial services, business process outsourcing,
    pharma and life sciences, biotechnology, automobiles, manufacturing and various sub-sectors in the manufacturing
    space, real estate and construction, infrastructure, and leasing.
  • Advise on National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Mergers / De-mergers / Restructuring, Drafting of Scheme
    Documents, appearance before NCLT.
  • Advise on opportunities for inorganic growth.
  • Drafting, negotiation, and review of
  • Share Subscription and Shareholders Agreement (SHA),
  • Share Purchase Agreements (SPA),
  • Business and Asset Transfer-Transactions (BATA),
  • Intellectual Property (IP) Assignment Transactions and
  • Similar transaction documents.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at m&a@legalogic.co.in

Private Equity (PE) & Venture Capital (VC) Investments

India has immensely benefited from the growth in the activities of Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) over the
last decade or so.

LegaLogic, having gained substantial experience in dealing with private equity and venture capital investments, has
advised investors and founders of the companies with services starting from pre-funding activities, deal structuring,
and negotiations to post-completion activities.

Our broad areas of service include:

Advising on regulatory and legal aspects of investment transactions and funding activities

  • Guide the structure of private equity and venture capital investments.
  • Conducting Legal and Corporate Due Diligence on behalf of Investors and Promoters.
  • Drafting and negotiation of
  • Term Sheets, Memorandum of Understanding, Letters of Intent,
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements,
  • Subscription Agreements,
  • Investors Rights Agreements,
  • Promoter Employment Agreements,
  • Escrow Agreements.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at pe&vc@legalogic.co.in

Fund Formation

We, at LegaLogic, have acknowledged the Indian ecosystem being chased by global fund houses. Today, most fund houses
have set up their offices in India. We have advised our clients on the setting up of off-shore and on-shore funds. We
also advise clients on the setting-up of investment funds, such as Alternate Investment Funds (AIFs) or Non-Banking
Financial Companies (NBFCs).

Our broad areas of service include:

  • Advising on the structure of the funds and structure for the routing of investments
  • Advising on co-investment arrangements.
  • Advise on and drafting of the Trusteeship Agreements.
  • Advising on fund-related activities, and regulatory and compliance issues.
  • Drafting private placement memorandum, contribution agreements and investment management agreements, and other
    fund
  • related documents.
  • Establishment of Fund Entities (Trust, LLP, Private Company, and others).
  • Setting up of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) and Assistance on Regulatory Procedures for the Establishment
    of Funds, including Appearances before SEBI.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at fundsformation@legalogic.co.in

Capital Market

We, at LegaLogic, advise our clients on various capital market transactions relating to the raising of funds through
equity and debt instruments. We also advise our clients on initial public offerings (IPO), SEBI Takeover Code, and SEBI
Insider Trading, amongst many others.

Our broad areas of service include:

  • Advice on IPO preparedness and pre-IPO activities
  • Advise required for issuing and dealing with Initial Public Offer (IPO), Further Public Offers (FPO), Rights
    Shares
  • Issue and Preferential Shares Issue.
  • Advice on takeovers and exit strategies for listed companies.
  • Assist portfolio companies of strategic investors to achieve IPO readiness.
  • Conduct pre-listing legal and regulatory due diligence.
  • Drafting and review of offer documents, underwriter agreements, agreements with registrars, bankers, merchant
    bankers, and many others.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at capitalmarkets@legalogic.co.in

Investment Advisory and Portfolio Management Services (PMS)

We, at LegaLogic, have advised several clients on the setting up of investment advisory and portfolio management service
entities.

Our broad areas of service include:

  • Advise on the structuring of the entity considering the business and regulatory requirements.
  • Advise and assist in obtaining investment advisor registration and portfolio management registration from SEBI.
  • Advice on investment advisor, portfolio management service, the risk profile of our clients, custodian
    agreements, and other documentation.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at investment-advisory@legalogic.co.in

Joint Ventures (JVs)

We, at LegaLogic, have developed immense expertise in handling domestic and cross-border joint ventures. We advise our
clients on structuring their joint ventures, covering both legal and regulatory aspects.

Our broad area of service includes:

Advise on the structure of the joint venture, including in-bound investments, and India entry and exit strategies.
Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalization of joint venture agreements, technology collaboration agreements,
intellectual property licensing agreements, and lease agreements for the joint venture entity.
Advising on Foreign Exchange and other regulatory aspects Conducting due diligence
Assistance in obtaining all business licenses, registrations, and approvals for joint venture entities to commence
business in India.
Resolution of disputes between joint venture partners and advice on exits from joint ventures.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at jv@legalogic.co.in

Securities Laws

We, at LegaLogic, have a team that focuses on Securities Law, deals with various registrations with the Securities
Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and assists in procuring the required licenses based on the business objectives of the
clients. Our team has structured and advised several businesses on the do’s and don’ts when it comes to conducting a
business which is regulated by SEBI, including but not limited to investment advisory business, portfolio management,
setting up an alternative investment fund, research analyst and the compliance to be followed.

Our broad areas of service include:

Advisory and opinions on various SEBI regulations dealing with the structuring of businesses and compliance involved
based on the business objectives of our clients.
We assist in procuring the necessary registrations and licenses from SEBI to enable our clients to effectively
implement their desired business plans.

To know more about the practice area and our expertise, please write to us at securitieslaws@legalogic.co.in

Co-Founder Agreement

We at LegaLogic also offer our clients assistance in developing and structuring the inter-relationship between the
promoters and founders by way of a Co-founder Agreement.

The Co-Founder Agreement governs the inter-relationship between the promoters/founders and brings a structured
arrangement in place, leaving little scope for ambiguity when it comes to the roles and responsibilities and rights and
obligations of each of the promoters and founders.

Our broad service area includes:

  • Advising on the aspects to be considered while commencing a company with one or more co-founders or partners,
    including advising on various facets of a co-founder’s agreements like rights and obligations, roles, and
    responsibilities of each of the founders, treatment of shares held by each of the founders, etc.
  • Providing end-to-end assistance in the drafting, review, finalization, and execution of the Co-founders
    Agreement.
  • Advise on exit mechanisms and dispute resolution mechanisms to be adopted by co-founders.
  • Advise on foreign exchange related aspects depending on their applicability to the founders.

Shareholder Disputes

In the past decade, a steady transformation has been witnessed in shareholders’ rights relating to governance and
business operations. As a result, rather than being mere spectators, all classes of shareholders have become active
participants in decision making, increasing the likelihood of shareholder disputes.

While disputes are inevitable, their persistence beyond a point could destroy value for stakeholders owing to business
objectives being sidelined. We, at LegaLogic, offer services for the resolution of shareholders’ disputes with the aim
of re-establishing the status quo expeditiously.

Our broad service area includes:

  • Drafting a shareholders’ agreement to prevent disputes.
  • Advising on the interpretation of the existing shareholders’ agreement.
  • Assistance in navigating through deadlocks via mediation.
  • Re-negotiation of the shareholders’ agreement.