K. Z. Kuriyan

Kuriyan specialises in mergers & acquisitions, private equity, banking & finance, entity formation & governance, business structuring/restructuring and other corporate commercial work. Kuriyan focuses on real estate, software, services and manufacturing sectors, and has assisted clients with matters relating to structuring transactions, day-to-day business operations, corporate compliance and governance. 

Kuriyan’s key representative transactions are: 

  • Advised Embassy Group in connection with its transaction with WeWork, whereby Embassy and WeWork would establish, operate and manage co-working spaces across India
  • Advised one of the largest global multi-national finance companies in connection with its investment in rated, listed, redeemable, non-convertible debentures issued by Cybercity Builders & Developers Private Limited
  • Advised Verisk Analytics Inc. on the acquisition of 100% of the total issued and paid up share capital of Fintellix Solutions Private Limited
  • Advised Cerestra Infrastructure Trust in relation to the issuance of secured, unlisted, redeemable optionally convertible debentures by VJTF Infrastructure Private Limited, a company that owns educational infrastructure in Mumbai. As part of the transaction, Cerestra also acquired 51% of the paid up capital of VJTF Infrastructure Private Limited
  • Advised Facebook Inc. in their first acquisition in India, whereby Facebook Inc. acquired Little Eye Software Labs Private Limited, a mobile software analytics company based in Bangalore

Kuriyan has been practising corporate law with J. Sagar Associates since graduating from Symbiosis International University in 2011.




  • Bar Council of Karnataka


B.B.A. LL.B (Hons.), Symbiosis International University (2011)


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  • Malayalam

Last Updated on 1st April 2020

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