Lalit Kumar

Lalit Kumar, Partner, JSA

Lalit is a Corporate, M&A and Private Equity lawyer with over twenty years of experience. He has substantial transactional experience in advising both Indian and foreign entities in several complicated domestic and international corporate commercial transactions including private and public M&A, private equity (acted both as investor’s and company’s counsel), joint ventures, complex corporate restructuring including mergers, demergers, business sale, buyouts, foreign direct investment (FDI), offshore investment (ODI) and corporate and securities laws advisory.

 

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh
  • Associate Member of ICSI

 

Publications

  • Various legal journals
  • Various leading financial newspapers

 

Education

  • LLB, University of Lucknow
  • B.Com, University of Allahabad
  • CS, ICSI, New Delhi
  • CWA (Inter), CWAI, New Delhi

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Some of his recent notable deals are:

  • Exit by Indiabulls from all its commercial assets in a sale to Blackstone. This deal was the largest PE deal in real estate in 2018
  • UPL Limited’s large acquisition for USD 4.2 billion of Arysta Lifesciences, US. This deal was the fifth largest ODI ever from India.
  • Microsoft Corporation’s acquisition of minority stake in Robotic Wares Private Limited

 

He frequently writes columns on legal issues in financial newspapers. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars organized by professional institutions, industry chambers and law colleges.