Singapore

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Recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A: Singapore/ Capital Markets: Equity and Debt: Singapore

Parikhit Sarma

Partner

Parikhit is a partner at Virtus Law and is qualified to practice law in both Singapore and India. Parikhit advises clients on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets-related matters, banking and finance, and regulatory compliance related issues across the Asian region, with a special focus on Singapore and India.

His clients are primarily multinational corporations, including private and listed companies, as well as investment funds. He has extensive experience advising companies on listing, fund raising and delisting in Singapore. Parikhit has advised on some of the most significant public company takeovers in Singapore.

 

Parikhit was recognised as one of the 70 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2016 by Singapore Business Law Review. In 2017, he was featured in the “Vanguard”, a publication by Indian Corporate Counsel Association as a trusted corporate lawyer.

 

Parikhit earned an LL.M. in Corporate & Financial Services Law from the National University of Singapore in 2007. He holds an LL.B. First Class from ILS Law College, India.

 

** Registered as foreign lawyer qualified to practise permitted areas of Singapore law including mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and general corporate law.

Equity capital markets

Representing issuers

Regularly acting for issuers on Singapore Mainboard and Catalist IPOs.

Dual Listings

Advising on dual-listings in Singapore and Hong Kong.

International IPOs

Acting as Singapore counsel for issuers on Hong Kong, India and AIMS IPOs.

Public and private M&A

Representing offeror and offeree

Regularly representing offeror and offeree on complex public company takeover transactions.

Delisting and privatisation

Representing clients on delisting and privatisation exercise by way of VGO/MGO, delisting and exit offer and scheme of arrangement.

Private M&A

Advising on M&A transactions across Asia, with extensive experience in in-bound and out-bound India investments.

Corporate

Investment and joint ventures

Advising clients on structuring investments and joint ventures across Asia with a special focus on Singapore and India.

General corporate

Advising clients on a broad spectrum of corporate actions and compliance, including incorporation, fund raising, and employment law related matters and dissolution/striking off.

Singapore listed companies

Regularly advising Singapore listed companies on corporate actions such as private placement, rights issues, interested party transactions and major transactions/very substantial acquisition/ RTOs. Also assisting Singapore listed companies on compliance and corporate governance.

India

Investment

Advising an investment firm on its Series D1 investment into a technology and contract management startup with a presence in India and the US.

Fundraising

Advising an India-based fintech company on its fundraising.

Investment

Advising a Chinese fintech conglomerate on its investment in a regulated digital insurance platform providing insurance brokerage services in Singapore and India.

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His clients are primarily multinational corporations, including private and listed companies, as well as investment funds. He has extensive experience advising companies on listing, fund raising and delisting in Singapore. Parikhit has advised on some of the most significant public company takeovers in Singapore.

 

Parikhit was recognised as one of the 70 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2016 by Singapore Business Law Review. In 2017, he was featured in the “Vanguard”, a publication by Indian Corporate Counsel Association as a trusted corporate lawyer.

 

Parikhit earned an LL.M. in Corporate & Financial Services Law from the National University of Singapore in 2007. He holds an LL.B. First Class from ILS Law College, India.

 

** Registered as foreign lawyer qualified to practise permitted areas of Singapore law including mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and general corporate law.

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Equity capital markets

Representing issuers

Regularly acting for issuers on Singapore Mainboard and Catalist IPOs.

Dual Listings

Advising on dual-listings in Singapore and Hong Kong.

International IPOs

Acting as Singapore counsel for issuers on Hong Kong, India and AIMS IPOs.

Public and private M&A

Representing offeror and offeree

Regularly representing offeror and offeree on complex public company takeover transactions.

Delisting and privatisation

Representing clients on delisting and privatisation exercise by way of VGO/MGO, delisting and exit offer and scheme of arrangement.

Private M&A

Advising on M&A transactions across Asia, with extensive experience in in-bound and out-bound India investments.

Corporate

Investment and joint ventures

Advising clients on structuring investments and joint ventures across Asia with a special focus on Singapore and India.

General corporate

Advising clients on a broad spectrum of corporate actions and compliance, including incorporation, fund raising, and employment law related matters and dissolution/striking off.

Singapore listed companies

Regularly advising Singapore listed companies on corporate actions such as private placement, rights issues, interested party transactions and major transactions/very substantial acquisition/ RTOs. Also assisting Singapore listed companies on compliance and corporate governance.

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India

Investment

Advising an investment firm on its Series D1 investment into a technology and contract management startup with a presence in India and the US.

Fundraising

Advising an India-based fintech company on its fundraising.

Investment

Advising a Chinese fintech conglomerate on its investment in a regulated digital insurance platform providing insurance brokerage services in Singapore and India.

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Recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A: Singapore/ Capital Markets: Equity and Debt: Singapore

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