Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring

Our firm is known to be leading consultants in the field of mergers and acquisitions to various private and public limited companies. Our attorneys and other professionals possess specialized and multi-disciplinary knowledge to provide an effective and efficient solution to arrive at the desired results for our clients.

VLO has advised and represented wide variety of financial institutions, lending corporates, investors and enterprises including public and private corporations in various industries such as education, medical equipment, hospitality, real estate, automobile, textile, information technology, telecommunications, utilities, etc.

Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures

We provide services in relation to mergers and acquisitions, forming joint ventures, devise strategies for entry and exit of the shareholders and any other corporate restructuring transactions. We have provided services to domestic and international clients such as investors, promoters, banks, and entrepreneurs and advised them on the various aspects of a transaction i.e. strategising, negotiating, structuring and thereby, formulating and drafting the related documents. We specialise and can assist in the following areas, amongst others, of mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructuring:

  • Compromise and arrangements with shareholders and creditors including merger, demerger, reverse merger or any scheme of arrangement.
  • Acquisition or sale of shares or assets through de-mergers or scheme of arrangements
  • Shareholders agreements (Share subscription agreements), founders’ agreements and ancillary documents
  • Fast track mergers (small companies, holding and subsidiary companies)
  • Scheme of capital reduction or buy back and private placements of shares
  • Acquisition of a business through a scheme of arrangement or voluntary liquidation
  • Drafting and execution of documents in relation to financial instruments such as preference share and debentures
  • Joint venture and its required agreements
  • Incorporation of companies and its initial compliances


Private Equity

VLO, as a firm advises and represents clients or private equity investors that are either entering in or exiting from private equity or strategic investments (including primary or secondary investments). We are offering start-to-end services such as:

  • Advise and structure the strategic investment that is suitable to a party on either side of the table
  • Advising on fund-formation.
  • Legal and regulatory due-diligence
  • Drafting of investment documentation, including term sheets, non-disclosure agreements, definitive agreements, shareholders agreements, share purchase agreements, share subscription agreements and founders’ agreements.


We customise our advice and strategy to achieve the desired investment objectives in line with the applicable laws and regulatory framework, including devising effective and pragmatic entry and exit mechanisms. We also assist our clients in supervising the ongoing regulatory issues and performance of the investee to manage their investment portfolios.

Our firm’s approach is to make the deals and arrangements feasible and viable through a seamless process and cause least friction between parties. We not only concentrate on providing effective and desired solutions to meet our client’s objectives, but also to create an experience by achievong the best possible results, after evaluating all practical and legal challenges.

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