Prakriti Jaiswal

Prakriti Jaiswal, Partner, JSA

Prakriti specialises in mergers & cross border investments & acquisitions and private equity transactions.

Her experience includes rendering advisory and structuring services on a variety of transactions including acquisitions of shares & business, private equity investments, joint ventures and corporate advisory.

Prakriti has represented & advised various Indian and overseas acquirers, Indian investee companies and promoters, investment funds in a variety of industry sectors including renewable energy, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, logistics, manufacturing industry, financial services etc.

Before joining JSA, she was associated with Desai & Diwanji.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

 

Publications

  • “The rise of the renewables” published in The Financial Express on September 18, 2015.
  • “Fuelling private equity investments” published in The Financial Express on February 17, 2015.
  • “Galvanising the commodities regulation” published in The Financial Express on December 20, 2014.

 

Education

  • B.L.S. LLB, Government Law College, Mumbai (2010)
  • Diploma in Cyber Laws, Asian School of Cyber Laws

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Prakriti amongst others, cover the following:-

  • Advised Bimbo Holanda B.V. in the acquisition of shares held by the promoters, Adil Hassan and Taab Siddiqi (Promoters) in Ready Roti India Private Limited (Harvest Gold group).
  • Advised and assisted Tiger Global and Ribbit Capital in the sale of a portion of their existing shareholding in Etechaces Marketing and Consulting Private Limited (“Etechaces”) held by them to Softbank group, Tencent and Steadview Capital.
  • Advised Hain Celestial Group (Hain Group) in the Indian leg of the transaction which involved global sale of the Tilda rice business by the Hain Group to Ebro Foods S.A.
  • Advised Qoo10 in its acquisition of Shopclues involving merger of the holding company of Shopclues.
  • Advised Tulip Group (a PKI group entity) in acquisition of shares of Biosense Technologies Private Limited. Tulip is one of the country’s largest domestic providers of in-vitro diagnostic reagents, kits and instruments. Biosense offers novel and affordable point-of-care diagnostic solutions for screening, diagnosis and management of chronic diseases in India.
  • Advised Naspers Ventures BV (Naspers) in the Indian leg of the transaction wherein Naspers participated along with other investors in the Series D funding round of Meesho.
  • Advised Oman India Joint Investment Fund in the acquisition of shares of PnB Metlife India Insurance Company Limited from The J&K Bank Limited.
  • Advised and assisted Enel Green Power in connection with the acquisition of shares held by BLP India in Enel Green Power India Private Limited.
  • Advised and assisted The Rohatyn Group (India Clean Energy) in sale of shares held by it in Bhilwara Energy Limited to HEG LTD.
  • Advised and assisted Mastercard International Inc. (Mastercard) in connection with the Indian leg of 100% share acquisition of Trans-Fast Remittance Inc.
  • Advised the Naspers Group & Founders of TBO in sale of 49.99% shares of Tek Travels Private Limited (“TBO”) to Standard Chartered Financial Holdings (part of Standard Chartered Private Equity group).
  • Advised Sistema Asia Fund Pte. Ltd., a Singapore based venture capital fund which invests in high-tech companies in India and Southeast Asia, in connection with its investment in Series C5 round of funding in Faaso’s Food Services Private Limited.
  • Advised Snapdeal in connection with its sale of 100% shares of its subsidiaries Freecharge Technologies Private Limited and Accelyst Solutions Private Limited, to Axis Bank Limited.
  • Advised Snapdeal in connection with sale of its minority stake in Macro Commerce Private Limited to the joint venture partner DEN Networks Limited, a publicly listed cable and broadband operator.
  • Advised Annik Technology Services Private Limited in relation to the purchase of shares of Annik by LiquidHub, Inc. (a portfolio entity of ChrysCap) from the shareholders of Annik.
  • Advised Lonza Group AG in relation to India leg of its acquisition of Capsugel S.A. from KKR for USD 5.5 billion, in cash, including refinancing of existing Capsugel debt of approximately USD 2 billion.
  • Advised Hain Celestial Group in relation to its joint venture with Future Consumer Limited, a listed company in India.
  • Advised India Alternatives Private Equity Fund in connection with its investment in compulsorily convertible preference shares of Seclore Technology Private Limited.
  • Advised Au Financiers in its sale of upto 100% stake sale in its wholly owned subsidiary (Au Housing Finance Limited) engaged in housing finance business, to Kedaara Capital and Partners Group.
  • Advised Sohan Lal Commodity Management Private Limited, its promoter Mr. Sandeep Sabharwal and Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund III in relation to the part sale of securities by some of the existing Shareholders to Responsability Participations Mauritius and Agrif Cooperatief UA.
  • Advised BLP Energy Private Limited (Bharat Light and Power Group) in its fund raising exercise from Enel Green Power, Italian multinational renewable energy company. The deal size was approximately Rs. 2.5 billion.
  • Advised Bharat Light and Power in its joint venture arrangement with Statkraft Markets B.V., which is a norwegian state owned electricity group which is a leading company in hydropower internationally.
  • Advised SohanLal Commodity Management Private Limited in its Series D round of Private Equity funding by two private equity/ venture capital funds, Creation Investments and Everstone Capital Partners II LLC.
  • Advised Nexus Ventures in its private equity funding in SSN Logistics Private Limited (Delhivery), a company engaged in warehousing and last mile logistics services. Other private equity investors in the target company are Internet Fund III Pte Ltd. (Tiger Global), Times Internet Limited and Multiples Private Equity Fund.
  • Advised the shareholders of Lilac Medicare Private Limited (Lilac) in their 100% sale of the shareholding of Lilac to Tosoh Corporation (Japan) and Tosoh Asia Pte. Ltd. (Singapore).
  • Advised Zophop Technologies Pte. Ltd (a Singapore company), and its Indian subsidiary, Zophop Technologies Private Limited, in relation to a primary investment received from angel investors and Series A investors.