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ARA LAW

THE CAPITAL, 1001 C, B WING, BANDRA KURLA COMPLEX, BANDRA (EAST), MUMBAI 400 051, INDIA
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Work +91 22 6619 9815
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Fax +91 22 6619 9899
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www.aralaw.com
Bengaluru, Mumbai

India

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

ARA LAW

At ARA LAW, construction finance is the team's cornerstone area of expertise. Highlights include advising a subsidiary of the Federal Bank on a $1.5m loan to Midcity Heights for a construction project in Mumbai. Rajesh Begur is the key practitioner, and associate Apoorva Ravi is also recommended. Vinit Patwari moved to Trilegal in November 2017.

Leading individuals

Rajesh Begur - ARA LAW

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

ARA LAW

ARA LAW is well known for acting on behalf of investment fund clients in investment transaction matters. Recent work includes advising HDFC Asset Management Company on the issuance of non-convertible redeemable preference shares and, in another matter, assisting IIFL Wealth and its offshore fund Global Dynamic Opportunities Fund (based in Mauritius) with a multimillion-pound investment in masala bonds. The practice is led by managing partner Rajesh Begur.

Leading individuals

Rajesh Begur - ARA LAW

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

ARA LAW

Rajesh Begur is the key practitioner at ARA LAW, which has seen an uptick in cross-border transactions, and is noted for its strength in corporate regulatory issues. Associate Vinit Patwari moved to Trilegal in November 2017.

Leading individuals

Rajesh Begur - ARA LAW

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 3

ARA LAW

ARA LAW frequently handles a full range of issues from fund formation, regulatory and compliance work to investments, acquisitions and exits. The group was instructed by Volition Capital on its investment in Securonix Inc, and Securonix's subsequent investment in India subsidiary of Securonix Consultancy LLP.  Rajesh Begur heads up the practice which counts Steadview Capital Mauritius, Karma Capital Advisors and Canbank Ventures among its clients.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

ARA LAW

The team at ARA LAW has experience acting for investors in real estate projects. Practice head Rajesh Begur led a team acting for ICIC Prudential on its investment in Casa Grande Grace pursuant to its acquired development rights to land in Tamil Nadu. The department also assisted Fedfina Financial on several construction finance transactions for projects in Mumbai.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

ARA LAW

ARA LAW's multidisciplinary team represents clients across the technology, social media and entertainment sectors in a range of commercial issues. Practice head Rajesh Begur led a team advising Moonfrog Labs on regulatory issues associated with entering into a distribution agreement for distribution of virtual poker chips for their online game, Teen Patti Gold. The group also advised the same client on its fan content policy for the use of the company's intellectual property rights.

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