Manuel’s practice focuses primarily on corporate transactional matters such as cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, private equity and venture capital investments, business transfers and other corporate acquisitions. His transactional practice includes advice on structuring, in-bound and outbound investment and general corporate advisory.
Manuel also advises domestic and international clients on establishment of new business operations in India including advising them on related corporate, secretarial and compliance requirements. He provides general legal handholding for his clients to set up their operations in India. He offers his advice on all types of commercial and corporate contracts.
Some of his recent advisory work includes:
- Advised and assisted Aeon Learning Private Limited (Avagmah), in connection with its series E fund raising from IHE Venture Consultants LLP (Manipal Education and Medical Group) and one of its existing investors
- Advised and assisted Solutions Infini Technologies (India) Private Limited, in connection with its acquisition by Kaleyra S.P.A. (formerly known as Ubiquity S.R.L.), an Italy based messaging platform provider
- Advised and assisted Shambhavi Tech Farms Private Limited (Sabziwala), in connection with its Series A investment from Elevar M-III, a Mauritius based social impact investor
- Advised and assisted TechMash Solutions Pvt. Ltd (Playo), in connection with investment from multiple Indian investors
- Advised and assisted ShoreCap II Limited, a Mauritius fund (managed by Equator Capital Partners, LLC), in connection with its investment in Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services Pvt. Ltd. and Chaitanya India Fin Credit Pvt. Ltd.
- Advised and assisted AJ Ventures and Investments, on its investments into various entities such as Kyvor Genomics Private Limited, HyperKonnect Technologies Private Limited (ShopUp), Laundry Projects India Private Limited (Wassup) and Ubiquitous Foods Private Limited (Oven Fresh)
Prior to joining JSA, Manuel was with the Bangalore office of Kochhar & Co. He has been practising corporate law since 2005.