Bharat’s practice spans a range of areas including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions as well as being a strategic advisor on particularly complex or sensitive situations in India. He has a wide range of industry experience including financial services, insurance, renewable energy, telecom, information technology, manufacturing and consumer goods. He represents financial sponsors, founders and family offices on control deals, growth capital investments, joint ventures and exits. He has also advised Indian and foreign clients on disputes in India.
Bharat joined Khaitan & Co in 2009 with direct responsibility for the Firm’s Corporate and M&A practice in Delhi and as a member of the Firm’s National Executive Committee. Prior to joining Khaitan & Co, Bharat had a successful career at the London offices of Freshfields from 2001 until 2009.
Bharat plays an active role in leading industry associations in India. He is Co-Chair of FICCI’s Committee on Stressed Assets and a member of CII’s Committee on Transparency and Governance.
- Bar Council of Delhi
- Law Society of England and Wales, U.K.
- Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society, U.K.
Recognition and Accomplishments
- Bharat is ranked by both Chambers Asia Pacific and UK as a “Band 1 Lawyer” for M&A work in Delhi
- Bharat is recognised by Who’s Who Legal (M&A and Governance) for his strong expertise in complex M&A transactions
Bharat Anand has represented and advised the following clients
Advised on the recent investment by ChrysCapital.
CK Birla Group
Advised in connection with its JV with Peugeot and transfer of Ambassador brand.
Advised in connection with IFC’s and GIC’s investment and reorganization of Bandhan’s microfinance business.
Advised in connection with its investment in Delhivery Pvt Ltd.
Prosegur Compania De Seguridad S.A.
Advised in connection with the sale of its stake in its Alarm Monitoring and Response Services JV.
Advised in connection with various matters in India.
Advised in connection with its first direct VC investment in India in Workcell Solutions Private Limited.
Advised on various matters in India including its proposed investment in a bottling company in North India.
L N Bangur Group
Advised in relation to sale of 53.46% stake in Andhra Paper Mills to International Paper Company.