Kartick Maheshwari represents private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds and corporate strategic investors in a range of transactions in the healthcare, real estate, financial services, e-commerce and consumer sectors. This has included transactions involving complex restructurings and workouts in India.
He has been highly involved in several recent advisory mandates relating to Indian distressed assets and in particular has been advising several hedge funds and UHNI families on the new Indian insolvency regulations, acquisition of distressed loan portfolios and general enforcement related strategy.
Kartick also actively engages with Indian regulators on policy matters – not just when it comes to pushing a client agenda, but also when it comes to simplicity and efficiency in rule making. This has included active engagement with the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Niti Aayog, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India, Ministry of Company Affairs and SEBI.
Prior to joining Khaitan & Co as a partner in 2014, Kartick was part of the corporate practice at a large international firm.
Recognition and Accomplishment
- Recognised by Chambers & Partners (2020) as an Up & Coming private equity practitioner. The client feedback published by Chambers was “bright, pragmatic and deal-oriented”.
- Featured in the 40 Under 40 list of Asia Legal Business (Thomson Reuters), which recognises 40 outstanding lawyers in the region under the age of 40.
- Listed as an “Emerging Leader in India” by RSG’s 2019 market survey
- Recognised as a Notable Practitioner for his expertise in the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions space by IFLR 1000.
Kartick Maheshwari has represented and advised the following clients
Advised on acquisition of a controlling interest in Cairn India, a leading oil and gas E&P company in India.
Advised on several strategic transactions, including its recent sale of Tata BPO / TBSS to Quess Corp.
Advised on acquisition of Vishal Retail, a distressed buy-out transaction, undertaken through the means of a corporate debt restructuring scheme.
Advised on investments in Droom, Faasos, Furlenco, Melorra,, and various other e-commerce businesses in India.
Metrod / Bagri Family Office & JMARC
Represented Metrod on its acquisition of the Leela Goa. Represented JMARC on the disposition of several Leela marque hotel assets to Brookfield.
Advised on exits from various legacy positions in India - Maini Precision, SKIL Infrastructure, Narayana Hrudayalaya.
Advised Haier on the acquisition of the GE India business.
Advised on minority positions in Satin Creditcare, Arohan Financial, Belstar / Muthoot and several other unlisted NBFCs.
Global Infrastructure Partners
Advised Global Infrastructure Partners on buy-outs of various solar platforms in India (FirstSolar, Rattan India, etc).
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