NAME: Ruchir Sinha
LAW FIRM: Touchstone Partners
PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate and M&A, Private equity
Partner Ruchir Sinha of Touchstone Partners wins our February lawyer of the month award for his key role in Dailyhunt fundraisings. With a valuation of more than $1 billion, Dailyhunt is the country's first tech unicorn focused on local languages.
VerSe Innovation, the parent company of content and news aggregator Dailyhunt and short video app Josh, has received $100 million in a Series H financing round from Qatar's sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority and Glade Brook Capital Partners. The announcement follows another $100 million investment from an assembly of international players including Google, Microsoft, and Goldman Sachs.
Sinha and his team advised Glade Brook Capital and Canaan Valley Capital on Dailyhunt's latest funding round.
Sinha heads the firm’s office in Mumbai. His practice covers banking and finance, corporate and M&A, investment funds, and private equity. He regularly advises leading sponsors, institutional investors, and sovereign wealth funds in their investments across asset classes with a particular focus on the banking and financial services, infrastructure, and real estate sectors.