Anand Lakra

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Anand is a partner at JSA focusing primarily on transactions involving publicly traded companies and securities law matters. He specializes in domestic and cross-border transactions including Takeovers, M&A, Private Equity, Take Private Offers, and Joint Ventures. He has represented various public and private entities in different industries and frequently represents some of the leading investment banks in takeover offers. In addition, he frequently advises clients on restructuring of their investments in publicly traded companies and in securities enforcement proceedings.

RSG India Report 2019 lists Anand as a recommended attorney in Corporate and Finance practice. IFLR rates Anand as a notable practitioner for M&A and corporate work in India.

Anand started his career with JSA and has been practicing law since 2008.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

 

Education

  • B.L.S., Govt. Law College, Mumbai
  • LL.B., Govt. Law College, Mumbai

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Anand represented Baring Private Equity in its acquisition of NIIT Technologies (deal value of INR 5000 crores), a publicly traded company in India. Anand also recently represented Advent Private Equity in its acquisition of DFM Foods (deal value of INR 1000 crores), a publicly traded company in India. Some of the other recent transactions Anand has been involved in are Baring’s take private offer to the shareholders of Hexaware Technologies, Gardner Denver’s takeover offer to the shareholders of Ingersoll Rand India, DXC’s take private offer to the shareholders of Xchanging Solutions, Quess Corp’s acquisition and takeover of Allsec Technologies L&T’s takeover offer to the shareholders of Mindtree, Total’s takeover offer to the shareholders of Adani Gas, and Hexaware’s acquisition of Mobiquity.