Kartik Jain

Kartik Jain, Partner, JSA

Kartik’s key focus area is Mergers & Acquisitions as well Private Equity transactions. He has assisted clients from the inception of the acquisition, contributed during negotiations and helped in completion of the transaction.

His practice areas include advise on setting up business in India, day-to-day business operations, corporate compliance and governance and business structuring and restructuring. In addition, Kartik regularly advises in all types of commercial and corporate contracts.

Kartik also has extensive experience in the setting up of Joint Ventures in India in all sectors including but not limited to Defence and Manufacturing. His experience includes representing foreign investors as well as Indian companies in such Joint Ventures.

Kartik is a frequent speaker at conferences, seminars and sessions organized by eminent institutions and professional bodies. He also write articles on regular basis.



  • Bar Council of Delhi
  • Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi



  • FIPB abolition: Will the wheels of foreign investment approval slow down
  • Corporate clean-up: Bonafide firms can rise from the ashes



  • B.Com. (Hons), Delhi University (2006)
  • ACS, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi (2007)



  • English
  • Hindi

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Kartik include, inter-alia, the following: –

  • Advising Russian Helicopters, in connection with their joint venture with Hindustan Aeronauticals Limited for production of 200 helicopters valued at over USD 1 Billion.
  • Advised Eoxis Asia Company Limited, an affiliate company of Platina Partners (Eoxis Asia), in its joint venture with Sunborne Energy Group where Eoxis Asia subscribed to 49% stake of Sunborne Energy Gujarat One Private Limited (Gujarat One).
  • dvised PepsiCo India Holdings Private Limited, in relation to transfer of its four company-owned bottling plants and two co-packing units to its franchisee bottling partner, Varun Beverages Limited on a slump sale basis. This deal has been the largest ever M&A deal consummated by PepsiCo in India.
  • Advised Stichting Depositary APG Strategic Real Estate Pool, an entity floated by APG (a Dutch pension fund manager), in connection with the commitment to invest INR 7700 Million in Indian residential real estate projects, with two other global investors and Godrej Properties Limited.
  • Advised Asia Pacific Breweries Limited, Singapore (APB), in relation to the sale of its two breweries in India, owned by its wholly-owned Indian entities, Asia Pacific Breweries (Aurangabad) Private Limited and Asia Pacific Breweries-Pearl Private Limited, to Heineken International B.V.
  • Advised and assisted Volvo India Private Limited, is relation to transfer of its aero-engine product line business on a slump sale basis to GKN Sinter Metals Private Limited as part of a global acquisition transaction.
  • Advised Key Safety Systems Inc, in acquisition of 60% shares held by one of its resident joint venture partners in KSS – Abhishek Safety Systems Private Limited (Company).
  • Advised Mondragon Group, in connection with 100 % sale of shares of 5 (five) private limited companies in India.
  • Advised Boeing International Corporation India Private Limited, in connection with transfer of its defense business division to its Indian group company, Boeing India Defense Private Limited.
  • Advised Karamchand Realtech Private Limited, in connection with 100 % acquisition of shares of two land owning companies in Gurgaon.
  • Acted as legal advisors to CX Partners in an approximately INR 1.56 billion Private Equity investment in a Delhi based company, Matrix Cellular International Private Limited (Matrix). Matrix is one of the leading players in renting of international roaming subscriber identification module cards (commonly known as SIM Cards).
  • Advised Platina Partners LLP, in relation to its investment in Resource Power Pvt. Ltd., through its Mauritian Company. Resource Power Pvt. Ltd. is engaged in the business of generating electrical, thermal, solar and various other kinds of energy and fuel gases.
  • Assisted and advised Knowlarity Communications Private Limited (Knowlarity) a Gurgaon based company that offers cloud-telephony-based solutions, with respect to an investment made into it by Sequoia Capital India Investment Holding III.
  • Advised an Italian automotive components manufacturer, Magneti Marelli S.p.A., on its 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Talbros Automotive Components Ltd. (TACL), a Faridabad based company with significant presence in the auto component manufacturing space.
  • Advised Agmark Asia Pte. Ltd., a special purpose vehicle established by InfraCo Asia Development Private Limited, in connection with its investment in Rayfam Infrastructure Private Limited, a company engaged in the business of developing and owning post harvest grain and dry crop infrastructure.
  • Advised Cikautxo S. Coop (Cikautxo), a large Spanish auto component manufacturer, in a complete buy out of its existing joint venture partner – Taurus Flexible Private Limited from their joint venture – Cikautxo Taurus Flexibles Private Limited (JV).
  • Advised an Indian joint venture company, Nikken Inc., regarding various corporate issues involving conflicts/disputes amongst the shareholders and management of the said joint venture company.