Nitin specialises in Public and Private, Mergers & Acquisitions, including De-mergers, restructuring of business, Asset & Share Purchase deals, Joint Ventures and Strategic alliances, Private Equity and general Corporate advisory.
He comes with an extensive experience in transactions related to Foreign Direct Investments & Exchange Controls Regulations. Nitin has provided counsel to various multinational companies on financial & technical collaborations, and strategies / options for commencing operations & consolidations in India, in a cross section of industries. His focus has been on foreign investments from US, Germany and Japan.
With an extensive experience in Private Equity & Strategic Investment transactions including leveraged buyout transactions & exits, Nitin has provided business-oriented advice to diverse companies receiving Private Equity / Strategic Investments. He is a keen observer of the evolution of the law regulating Takeovers in India and now the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016.
Nitin has been part of several high profile corporate takeover battles including, defending hostile bids and restructuring. He is a frequent speaker at several conferences and seminars organised by leading industry, institutions, and chambers on subjects like, Takeover Code, M&A, and structuring of Joint Ventures.
In the past Nitin has worked as a Partner with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., and with Crawford Bayley & Co.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500 has described Nitin Potdar as a ‘private equity expert’ who is ‘highly recommended’ in the M&A practice. He is the main contact in Mumbai for ‘complex corporate litigation’. He has also been listed as a leading individual in the Investment Funds category.
Chambers & Partners observed that, ‘Nitin Potdar maintains a busy M&A and foreign direct investment practice, as well as handling a steady stream of joint venture and private equity matters. He is also highlighted for his considerable expertise advising inbound foreign clients.’