Siddharth Bhavnani

Practice Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporate / Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Commercial Advisory
  • Employment / Labour Laws


Admission
Bar Council of Delhi

Contact
E-177 Lower Ground Floor,
East of Kailash , New Delhi 110065
T | +91 11 26215601 / 02
F | +91 11 26215603
M | +91 99 10409999
E | siddharth.bhavnani@verus.net.in

Siddharth Bhavnani
Partner
  

Siddharth is a partner at the Delhi office.

His principal areas of practice are mergers & acquisitions, private equity and general corporate/commercial advisory. Siddharth has worked extensively on transactions in the real estate and construction development sector having represented a wide range of clients, including investors, developers and owners, on matters relating to land acquisition, development, leasing, financing. He has also represented several clients in the manufacturing and hospitality sectors.

Prior to Verus, Siddharth worked with the Delhi and Gurgaon offices of Dua Associates. Between two stints at Dua Associates, he worked at Tatva Legal as a member of the firm's founding team.

His representations include:
M&A/JVs

  • Advised the Indian Express Group on its partnership with ICICI Ventures in relation to the Express Towers property in Mumbai.
  • Advised hotel development companies on acquisition of land, and SPVs, for development and operation of hotels in India.
  • Advised a German company, and its Indian subsidiary, in the filtration business with its acquisition of an Indian manufacturer of HEPA filters.
  • Advised an Indian publishing group on proposed acquisitions in the education and publishing sectors.


Private Equity/Funds

  • Advised 'Ritu Kumar' and its promoters on fund raising from a private equity investor.
  • Advised various funds and portfolio managers, including ICICI Prudential AMC and HDFC AMC, on their investments in real estate projects in the National Capital Region.
  • Advised Wachovia Securities on its acquisition of a minority stake in a listed Indian real estate developer.
  • Advised DMI Finance Private Limited on debt financing of companies engaged in the real estate development.


Others

  • Assisted ELDECO, Vatika and other developers with title verification of land banks.
  • Advised a renowned international luxury product manufacturer on arrangements for supply and licensing of their products in India.
  • Advised The Indian Film Company Limited, Indus Gas Limited and iEnergizer Limited on listing of shares on the London Stock Exchange's growth market, AIM.