Sujoy Bhatia


Sujoy’s key focus area is in mergers & acquisitions (both listed and unlisted companies) as well as private equity transactions. He has assisted clients from the planning stage of an acquisition, contributed during negotiations and helped in completion of the transaction.

His practice area includes advising on setting up businesses in India, day-to-day business operations, corporate compliance and governance as well as business structuring and restructuring. In addition, Sujoy regularly advises on all types of commercial and corporate contracts.

Sujoy is a part of the leadership group for JSA’s Start-up Initiative.

He has extensive experience in the setting up of joint ventures in India in sectors such as insurance, defence and manufacturing representing foreign investors as well as Indian companies in such joint ventures. Sujoy has worked with various government authorities and assisted clients in meeting the various requirements imposed by such regulatory bodies.

Few of his recent assignments include: 

  • Advised and assisted Ebix, Inc. a NASDAQ listed entity, on its acquisition of 80% stake in Itz Cash Card Limited (Itz Cash), where Essel Group, the promoters of Itz Cash, will continue to hold a 20% stake. The deal size is approximately INR 8 billion. The transaction involved purchase of shares from the Essel Group, Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Ventures and Intel Capital Corporation
  • Advised and assisted EM3 AgriServices Private Limited in a US$10 Million Series B equity fund raise. The Series B round was led by London-based Global Innovation Fund. Aspada Investment Company, an existing Series A investor, also invested in this round. EM3 AgriServices is engaged in the business of providing farm services on a pay-for-use basis to small and medium hold farmers across India
  • Been involved in the restructuring of the South-East Asian businesses of a global insurance company, which included liaising with regulators, local business units across South-east Asia and the client’s partners in each country

Sujoy has been practising corporate law since 2004. He was previously working for Ashurst in London and Singapore and for P&A Law Offices in New Delhi.

PRACTICE AREAS

SECTORS

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • Solicitors Regulatory Authority, UK

EDUCATION

  • LLM, University College London
  • LLB, Amity Law School, Delhi

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • English
  • Hindi

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