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Khaitan & Co. has hired Karun Cariappa, a former partner and head of the India practice at Morgan Lewis Stamford, as a partner in its newly opened Singapore office.
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IndusLaw has advised India’s Sorting Hat Technologies on the 32.7-billion-rupee ($440 million) Series H funding round of its subsidiary, online learning platform Unacademy, with AZB & Partners and Khaitan & Co advising two of the investors.
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Priyanka Desai and Jaideep Singh Khattar, formerly principal associates at Khaitan & Co, have established a boutique firm called The Fort Circle in Mumbai.
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Latham & Watkins and Khaitan & Co have advised Thailand’s Global Renewable Synergy Company (GRSC) on its $453 million acquisition of a stake in Indian solar power company Avaada Energy, which was counselled by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.
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Established in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest firms. A domestic giant, it recently decided to expand its presence overseas with an office in Singapore. Haigreve Khaitan, senior partner at Khaitan, tells ALB why this is the right time to open the Singapore office, and how the new outpost will fit into the firm’s strategy going forward.
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Arun Scaria, a Bengaluru-based partner at Khaitan & Co, has joined VC firm Tanglin Venture Partners as general counsel in Singapore.
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Indian law firm Khaitan & Co has acquired boutique Assentio Legal, which has offices in the southern cities of Chennai and Bengaluru.
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Khaitan & Co has counselled Indian mall developer Phoenix Mills on a strategic partnership with Singapore’s GIC, under which the sovereign wealth fund will acquire “a significant minority stake” in a $733 million portfolio of developments in Mumbai and Pune.
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Indian law firm Khaitan & Co has announced plans to open an office in the southern metropolis of Chennai. It will be the firm’s fifth domestic branch, and the announcement comes on the heels of its plan to establish its first international outpost in Singapore.
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IndusLaw has counselled Indian company Mohalla Tech, which owns social media platform ShareChat and short video app Mo, on its $502 million fundraising round. The funding values Mohalla Tech at $2.1 billion.