Moin Ladha is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group in the Mumbai office. He is a qualified Solicitor with over 11 years of experience in Public M&A and Securities and Regulatory practice.
Moin’s expertise lies in providing strategic and regulatory advice in relation to substantial acquisition of control/shareholding in listed companies and innovative investment structures through court scheme, including setting up of payment settlement banks, registration under money transfer service scheme, acquisitions involving trigger of a mandatory offer under Indian securities regulations, structured investments, obtaining post facto approval, dealing with inadvertent contravention both at the Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), inbound as well as outbound acquisitions, corporate restructuring, structured financing, acquisition financing, and structuring quasi-equity and debt investment structures across various sectors. He has also assisted in several financial and strategic investments in public listed space.
Moin is also a member of drafting committees of the SEBI and RBI and a regular contributor to leading business dailies and journals He is also a regular speaker at various conferences and public forums.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- Bombay Incorporated Law Society
Moin Ladha has represented and advised the following clients
Advised in relation to 100% share acquisition of UK based Hemleys Global Holidays Limited.
Advised on the regulatory aspects of the Walmart Flipkart acquisition for US$ 16 billion being one of the largest Ecommerce deal till date.
Aditya Birla group
Advised on regulatory issues with the SEBI rebranding Aditya Birla Financial Services as Aditya Birla Capital and creating an umbrella brand for multiple financial services provided by sixteen Aditya Birla Group entities.
NTT Docomo, Inc
Advised on the regulatory issues from foreign exchange law perspective for facilitating payment of damages for an amount of USD 1.2 billion as per the arbitral award, by Tata Sons Limited pertaining to the investment in Tata Teleservices Limited.
First Rand Bank Limited (FRB)
Advised on the sale of its microcredit business to Centrum Microcredit Private Limited for advice in connection with obtaining registration with RBI as a non-banking finance company.
Foxconn Group and Sharp Corporation
Advised on their open offer to shareholders of Sharp India triggered by an overseas acquisition.
Baring Private Equity
Advised on the open offer to shareholders of Hexaware Technologies Limited.
Titan Inc. and Titan Europe plc
Advised on their open offer to shareholders of Wheels India Limited.
Advised on the acquisition of the wealth management business as well as related lending businesses and trust services of DSP Merrill Lynch.
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