Rishabh Bharadwaj is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group in the Bengaluru office. Rishabh has experience in venture capital, private equity, M&A, joint-venture, corporate restructuring and financing transactions, and general corporate and business advisory matters in various sectors. He has also assisted several start-ups and growth stage companies in receiving financial and strategic investments.
Rishabh has also briefly worked at the Tokyo offices of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu as a foreign visiting attorney. He was involved in advising Japanese clients doing business in India
- Karnataka State Bar Council
Recognition and Accomplishments
Recognised as a Notable Practitioner for his expertise in Corporate M&A by IFLR 1000.
Rishabh Bharadwaj has represented and advised the following clients
ANI Technologies Private Limited (dba Ola Cabs) and its founders
Advised on secondary investments by Temasek Holdings through a multi-class investment vehicle controlled by the founders of Ola Cabs.
Baring Private Equity Asia
Advised on acquisition of Hexaware Technologies Limited and its proposed buy-out of Quality Care India Limited (Care Hospitals).
Advised on its leveraged buyout of Sage Metals, Trident Components and Jayco Manufacturing Group.
Advised on its Series A and Series B funding from Qualcomm Ventures, Mr Ratan Tata, Kalaari Capital, Mr Mohandas Pai and his family fund and UC-RNT Fund.
Advised on funding of a luxury villas project of the Skylark group in Bengaluru and Lotus Greens – Sports City I in Noida.
Advised on acquisition of Exilant Technologies.
Advised on joint venture with Embassy Group and its various other India related legal and corporate matters.
Advised on the transfer of iGATE Computer Systems (UK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of iGATE Global Solutions Limited, to Pan-Asia iGATE Solutions (Mauritius).
IBM India Private Limited
Advised on acquisition of Sanovi Technologies.
Publications11 Mar '21
Ergo Update02 Dec '20
Ergo Update29 Oct '20
Ergo Update21 Oct '20
Ergo Update29 Jul '20
Ergo Update14 Apr '20
News and Events
Rishabh Bharadwaj has featured in the following news and webinars
Tamil Nadu promulgates ordinance to ban online gaming and ASCI introduces guidelines to make real money gaming advertising more responsible
After Madras HC, Gujarat HC draws attention of the state government to online gambling and the need to regulate them in larger public interest
Madras High Court emphasises that laws to regulate online gaming are the need of the hour
Supreme Court stays operation of High Court judgment on online fantasy sports in India
Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules: Immediate Action Needed
Partner, New Delhi
Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity
Partner, New Delhi
Banking and Finance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Corporate and Commercial
Corporate and Commercial, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions