Aarthi focusses her practice on the full spectrum of corporate transactional and other matters, including M&A, de-mergers & spin-offs, foreign collaborations – Joint Ventures, strategic alliances & licensing transactions, restructurings, Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions.
She has represented buyers & sellers in acquisitions and divestures; has handled, negotiated & contested situations – including stock sales & purchases, Joint Ventures, advance preparation for prospective targets, asset sales & purchases, recapitalizations, strategic mergers and acquisition through tender offers.
Aarthi has had substantial transactional involvement in numerous industries, including Energy, Financial Institutions, Service industries, Microfinance, Health Care, Information Technology, Knowledge Based industries, Media & Telecommunications, Industrial Products and Retail.
She writes a blog for start-ups at http://indialawforindiastartups.wordpress.com. She is passionate about the interplay of culture and negotiations in deal making.
Aarthi started her practice in the US in 2001 as a foreign legal consultant concentrating on the US-India business corridor. In 2004, she moved to India to work for a law firm dealing in a variety of Corporate Commercial work related to the Technology sector. In 2010 she co-founded Vichar Partners in Chennai that merged its law practice with J. Sagar Associates in April 2014