Pallavi specialises in mergers & acquisitions (both listed and unlisted), private equity investments and general corporate commercial. She has been representing domestic and multinational companies in cross-border transactions across industry sectors, advising on foreign direct investments, joint ventures, technology transfers and commercial contract issues.
Pallavi has represented various strategic and financial investors, particularly private equity funds and investee companies in a variety of investments and exits. Her role in these transactions has included advice on setting up of businesses in India, day-to-day business operations, corporate compliance and governance, drafting, vetting and negotiating complex structuring issue and rendering strategic advice.
Pallavi is also a part of the leadership group for JSA’s Start-up Initiative. Some of her recent work includes:
- Advise to The Carlyle Group in its majority acquisition/buy-out of Visionary RCM Infotech (India) Private Limited (“VRCM”). VRCM is the largest independent offshore medical coding service provider for risk-adjustment in India. The transaction involved a primary acquisition of shares of VRCM and secondary purchase of shares from its existing investor – Kalaari Group, promoters of VRCM and other shareholders
- Advise to Topy Industries Limited, a listed company in Japan, in relation to its joint venture with Wheels India Limited (WIL), a TVS Group company listed in India. Topy Industries has acquired 26 per cent stake in Wheels India Car Wheels Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of WIL
- Involved in the acquisition by Bimbo Holanda (subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo) in connection with its proposed acquisition of 65% share capital of Ready Roti India Pvt. Ltd. The deal size was over USD 50 million. The transaction comprised secondary purchase of shares of the promoters and primary infusion of funds. Grupo Bimbo is a Mexican multinational bakery product manufacturing company. It is the world's largest baking company with reported revenue of approx. USD 14 Billion, and is listed on Mexican Stock Exchange
Pallavi has been practising corporate law since 2004. Prior to joining JSA, she was working for AZB & Partners in New Delhi.