With more than 24 years’ experience, Senior Partner Hardeep Sachdeva advises Indian as well as international clients and is consistently rated as India’s leading corporate and M&A lawyer. Hardeep advises across several sectors, including real estate, retail, hospitality, industrial parks, SEZs, e-commerce, education, technology, infrastructure, alcoholic beverages and others and has been associated with several landmark M&A and private equity investment transactions in such sectors. He has been actively advising on various private equity investments and other financing transactions, including debt securities, acquisitions, joint ventures and cross-border transactions. He also advises on contentious matters involving re-structuring & disputes under commercial contracts. Hardeep has been consistently ranked as a leading corporate lawyer in India by some of the most credible publications, including The Legal 500 - Asia Pacific, Chambers - Asia and others. He is an economics graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and a law graduate from the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and Delhi High Court Bar Association. In 1995, he joined Ajay Bahl & Co., which was one of the predecessor firms that formed AZB & Partners in the year 2004 and is a key member of AZB & Partners since.
Recent key transactions:
- Advised Amazon Inc. on its investment in Witzig Advisory Services Private Limited, along with Samara Alternative Investment Fund; and in Witzig’s acquisition of Aditya Birla Retail Limited for a transaction value of approximately USD 700 million.
- Advised the Xander Group on its acquisition of stake in Phoenix Spaces Private Limited and its affiliate SEZ companies for a transaction value of USD 350 million.
- Advised Virtuous Retail in its acquisition of North Delhi Metro Mall Private Limited for an aggregate consideration of approx. INR 800 Crore.
- Advised Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in its exit from Micro Housing Finance Corporation in a transaction involving 100% acquisition by Svatantra for a transaction value of approximately INR 300 Crores.
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Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Real Estate