Prithwijit Gangopadhyay is Partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group in the Kolkata Office. He specialises in corporate transactions ranging from private equity investments, foreign investment structuring, mergers, acquisitions, and general corporate advisory.
Prithwijit has advised multinationals on cross-border transactions, including their joint ventures and corporate restructuring in India, and on structuring investments in India. He also assists clients in court-approved capital restructuring, amalgamations, and demergers.
In the institutional advisory and government space, Prithwijit has also regularly advised international finance institutions on policies on investment and governance regulations in India and South Asia. He has also advised the Government of India on its flagship project of restructuring the corporate law framework in India under the “Make in India” program. Additionally, Prithwijit also advises joint ventures in relation to their corporate governance, and operational issues on both advisory and disputes aspects.
- Bar Council of Delhi
Prithwijit Gangopadhyay has represented and advised the following clients
Advised Blackstone Group on investments in warehousing business of Mumbai-based Allcargo Logistics Ltd for developing logistics parks in key consumption hubs across India
Reliance Industries Limited
Advised Reliance Industries Limited on various M&A transactions including acquisitions of Netmeds and Urban Ladder
Grasim Industries Limited
Advised Grasim Industries Limited on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Soktas India Private Limited
Odisha Hydro Power Corporation
Advised Odisha Hydro Power Corporation on the acquisition of 49% stake from US-based AES Corporation
Cochin Shipyard Limited
Advised Cochin Shipyard Limited on incorporating a joint venture between Cochin Shipyard Limited and Hooghly Dock & Port Engineers Limited, both undertakings of the Ministry of Shipping, in order to revive two shipyards in Howrah, West Bengal
Usha Martin Limited
Advised Usha Martin Limited on the sale of its steel business through a slump sale on a going concern basis along with its coal and iron ore mines (subject to certain regulatory approvals) to Tata Steel Limited. The transaction is one of the largest M&A deals outside the NCLT process
Ergo Update05 Jul '22
Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Venture & Collaborations
Corporate Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial