Nikhilesh Panchal is a corporate lawyer with over 25 years of practice and has wide experience of various aspects of law. His practice area ranges from mergers & acquisitions, securities law, joint ventures, capital market, intellectual property rights, licensing, technology transfers to maritime law.
Nikhilesh has been involved in structuring acquisitions, mergers joint venture and has rich experience and expertise in acquisitions, mergers, foreign collaborations and joint venture transactions and related procedures under Foreign Exchange Management Act. Nikhilesh has also been involved in a number of high value public, domestic primary, equity and debt capital market transactions by Indian companies and international listing of Indian/foreign group companies having domestic presence.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- Incorporated Law Society
- The Supreme Court of England and Wales (Non-Practicing)
- Registered as a Patent and Trademark Attorney
Nikhilesh Panchal has represented and advised the following clients
Mahindra Forgings Limited
Advised on acquiring forging unit of Amforge Industries Limited through a Court demerger route.
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
Advised on acquiring casting business of DGP Hinoday and acquiring gears business of Sar Auto Limited.
INEOS ABS (Jersey) Limited, INEOS Group Limited and INEOS Holdings Limited
Advised in relation to acquisition of stake in Lanxess ABS Limited and public offer under the Takeover Code.
Peerless Mutual Fund
Advised The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited on its sale of 100% holding in Peerless Asset Management Company Limited to Essel Finance Management LLP.
JP Morgan Mutual Fund
Advised Edelweiss Asset Management Limited on acquisition of management rights of Scheme JP Morgan Mutual Fund from JP Morgan Asset Management India Private Limited.
Indiabulls Properties Investment Trust (IPIT) and Indiabulls Real Estate Limited
Advised in relation to IPIT’s initial public offering in Singapore of units representing undivided interests in IPIT.
Advising on the acquisition of the brand and investment in skin care ointments business, structuring, drawing up contracts for licensing, manufacturing and distribution arrangements.
Advising on the acquisition of the brand and investment in animal feed business, structuring, drawing up contracts for licensing, manufacturing and distribution arrangements.
Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, DCB Bank, United Bank, the South Indian Bank, Union Bank
Advised on Private Placements of Basel Tier I and Tier II Bonds.