21 March 2024 | New Delhi: Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advised HDFC Bank Limited (“Lender”) on the term loan facility provided to Moon Beverages Limited (“MBL”) for its acquisition of manufacturing, distribution and marketing rights of Coca Cola products in certain target territories in India along with related assets on a slump sale basis from Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Limited.

HDFC Bank has thereafter assigned part of the term loan facility to Axis Bank and ICICI Bank.

The transaction team was led by Anurag Dwivedi, Partner; Megha Kaur, Principal Associate; Shashwat Bhaskar, Associate; and Chaitanya Kashyap, Associate.

Special mention to Harman Singh Sandhu, Partner and Nitika Dwivedi, Partner, for their inputs on certain competition law aspects.

Catalyst Trusteeship Limited acted as the security trustee and the lenders’ agent.

About Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co:

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., founded on a century of legal achievements, is one of India’s leading full-service law firms. The Firm’s mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisers through excellence, responsiveness, innovation, and collaboration. SAM & Co. is known globally for its exceptional practices in mergers & acquisitions, private equity, competition law, insolvency & bankruptcy, dispute resolution, international commercial arbitration, capital markets, banking & finance, tax, intellectual property, data protection and data privacy, technology law and projects & infrastructure.

The Firm has a pan-India presence and has been at the helm of major headline transactions and litigations in all sectors, besides advising major multinational corporates on their entry into the Indian market and their business strategy. Currently, the Firm has over 824 lawyers including 165 Partners, offering legal services through its offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Chennai.


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