Sharad is a Partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group in the Bengaluru office. Sharad regularly represents multinational corporations and financial investors in a range of transactions, including private and public cross-border M&A, minority and control investments, structured investments, strategic partnerships, restructurings, and quasi-equity and debt investments. He has also assisted several start-ups and growth stage companies as well as public listed companies in receiving financial and strategic investments.
- Karnataka State Bar Council
- Karnataka Advocates Welfare Fund Trustee Committee
Recognition and Accomplishment
Recognised as a Notable Practitioner for his expertise in Corporate M&A by IFLR 1000.
Sharad Moudgal has represented and advised the following clients
ANI Technologies Private Limited (dba Ola Cabs) and its founders
Advised on various transactions, including (a) secondary investments by Temasek Holdings through a multi-class investment vehicle controlled by the founders of Ola Cabs, (b) investments by financial and strategic investors, such as Hyundai Motor Company, Steadview Capital, Sachin Bansal, Sailing Capital and China-Eurasian Economic Cooperation Fund, (c) the divestment by Ola Cabs of Ola Electric Mobility and its subsequent participation in Ola Electric Mobility’s series A financing round along with Matrix Partners and Tiger Global.
The Blackstone Group
Advised on its investment in Manyata business park.
Baring Private Equity Asia
Advised on (a) the acquisition of Hexaware Technologies from promoters, General Atlantic Partners, and public shareholders (pursuant to a tender offer), and (b) its bid for Care Hospitals.
Advised on (a) leveraged acquisitions of Sage Metals, Trident Components, and Jayco Manufacturing Group, and (b) the merger of Sage Metals and Gluhend India.
Advised on its acquisition of and consequent triangular merger with Simility, Inc.’s Indian assets.
Advised on (a) the establishment of its operations in India, including its pan-India joint venture with Embassy group, and (b) the investment by SoftBank for its Indian and Korean operations.
Advised on clients financings of Adarsh Developers, Sterling Developers, Akarshak Developers, Puravankara Projects, Mantri Developers, Salarpuria Developers, Odion Developers, Sai Srushti Developers, GM Infinite, and the Century group, including by the private placement of listed and unlisted non-convertible debentures and inter-corporate loans.
Advised on the private placement of listed non-convertible debentures to The Blackstone Group.
India’s largest e-commerce marketplace
Advised on the restructuring of its business operations.
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