India Awards - shortlist revealed

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The nominations for this year’s IFLR/Asialaw India awards have been announced. For all deal, team and firm of the year shortlists, please see below.

The law firms listed on each deal are based preliminary research and submissions. If your firm advised on one of these deals but we do not have you listed, please email Stephen Mulrenan at stephen.mulrenan@euromoneyasia.com.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday April 22 in Delhi.

To reserve your table please email Nick Shrimpton at nick.shrimpton@euromoneyasia.com or +852 2842 6927.

DEALS OF THE YEAR

Debt and equity-linked

Amtek Auto convertible
Lovells

HDFC QIP
AZB & Partners
Amarchand Mangaldas
Linklaters Allen & Gledhill

ICICI Bank bond
Amarchand Mangaldas
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Hatim S Zu’bi & Partners
Latham & Watkins

Larsen & Toubro QIP and convertible
AZB & Partners
Desai & Diwanji
Linklaters
Talwar Thakore & Associates
Wadia Ghandy & Co

SBI bond offering
Allen & Overy

Sterlite convertible
Henry Davis York
Latham & Watkins
Luthra & Luthra
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
S&R Associates
Shearman & Sterling

Subex
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Clifford Chance

Tata non-convertible debentures
AZB & Partners
J Sagar & Associates

Equity

Adani Power
Amarchand Mangaldas
Jones Day
Khaitan & Co

DLF
Linklaters
Luthra & Luthra

Godrej Properties
Amarchand Mangaldas
Jones Day
Luthra & Luthra

Matrix Laboratories delisting
Amarchand Mangaldas
J Sagar & Associates
Platinum Partners
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Wadia Ghandy & Co

NHPC
Amarchand Mangaldas
Dorsey & Whitney

Sterlite ADS offering
Henry Davis York
Latham & Watkins
Luthra & Luthra
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
S&R Associates
Shearman & Sterling

M&A

NTT Docomo/Tata Teleservices
AZB & Partners
Herbert Smith
Khaitan & Co
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

ONGC Videsh/Imperial Energy
Addleshaw Goddard
Ashurst
Linklaters
White & Case

Sesa Goa/Dempo Group
J Sagar & Associates
Luthra & Luthra

Sodexo SA/Radhakrishna Hospitality Services Group
Amarchand Mangaldas
Appleby
Cleary Gottlieb
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Slaughter and May
Trilegal

Tech Mahindra/Satyam
Amarchand Mangaldas
Desai & Diwanji
Jones Day
Latham & Watkins
P&A Law Offices
Talwar Thakore & Associates

Telenor/Unitech Wireless
Allen & Overy
Amarchand Mangaldas
Desai & Diwanji
Trilegal

Time Warner/NDTV
ARA Law
Clifford Chance
Desai & Diwanji
Luthra & Luthra

UTV/UMP
AZB & Partners
J Sagar Associates
Mishcon de Reya
Sidley Austin
Simcocks Advocates

Private equity

Blackstone Group/CMS
J Sagar & Associates
Khaitan & Co

Cliffrose Investment/DB Corp
AZB & Partners
Luthra & Luthra
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Quadrangle/Tower Vision
Appleby
Davis Polk
Desai & Diwanji
Reed Smith
Tatva Legal

Norwest Venture Partners/NSE
Amarchand Mangaldas
Shearman & Sterling

Sandstone Investment Partners/SKS Microfinance
ALMT Legal
Majmudar & Co
Nishith Desai Associates

Tata/Quippo
AZB & Partners
Desai & Diwanji
Wadia Ghandy & Co
Luthra & Luthra

Restructuring

AV Minerals
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Clifford Chance
Stikeman Elliott

Lodha Group
J Sagar Associates
Juris Corp
O’Melveny & Myers

Suzlon Group
Allen & Gledhill
Allen & Overy
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Bharucha & Partners
Clifford Chance
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV
Eubelius
Linklaters
Talwar Thakore & Associates
Uria Menendez
White & Case

Tata Motors
Allen & Overy
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Herbert Smith
Milbank
Sullivan & Cromwell

Infrastructure & real estate

Ackruti City India
Amarchand Mangaldas
DSK Legal
White & Case

Batelco/S Tel
Khaitan & Co

Bharat Forge/Alstom
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners

ONGC Greenfield Petrochemical
Amarchand Mangaldas
Luthra & Luthra

3i India/Krishnapatnam Port Company
Clifford Chance
Khaitan & Co
Wadia Ghandy & Co

Project finance

BP Wind Farm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
J Sagar Associates
Luthra & Luthra

Cairn India
Amarchand Mangaldas
Herbert Smith
J Sagar Associates
Luthra & Luthra
McGrigors

CDB/Sinosure
Amarchand Mangaldas
Baker & McKenzie
J Sagar Associates
Khaitan & Co
White & Case

Jhajjar Power Plant
Amarchand Mangaldas
Simmons & Simmons
Singhania & Co
Trilegal

Sasan
Luthra & Luthra
Singhania & Co

TCI Sanmar Chemicals
Allen & Overy
DLA Piper
Maples and Calder
Sharkawy
Walkers
White & Case

Wipro Airport IT Services
IDFC


TEAMS OF THE YEAR

Capital markets

Indian
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
J Sagar Associates
Khaitan & Co
Luthra & Luthra
S&R Associates
Wadia Ghandy & Co

International
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Jones Day
Latham & Watkins
Linklaters
Shearman & Sterling

M&A

Indian
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Desai & Diwanji
J Sagar Associates
Khaitan & Co
Luthra & Luthra

International
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Herbert Smith
Latham & Watkins
Linklaters
Skadden

Private equity

Indian
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Khaitan & Co
Nishith Desai Associates

International
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Shearman & Sterling
Skadden

Restructuring

Indian
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Juris Corp

International
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
O’Melveny & Myers
White & Case

Project Finance

Indian
Amarchand Mangaldas
J Sagar & Associates
Khaitan & Co
Luthra & Luthra

International
Allen & Overy
Baker & McKenzie
Herbert Smith
White & Case

FIRMS OF THE YEAR

Infrastructure & real estate
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
DSK Legal
Khaitan & Co
Luthra & Luthra
Trilegal

Dispute resolution
Amarchand Mangaldas
Crawford Bayley & Co
Federal & Rashmikant
J Sagar Associates
Kanga & Co
Luthra & Luthra
Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt & Caroe
Wadia Ghandy & Co

Intellectual property
Anand & Anand
K&S Partners
Lall Lahiri & Salhotra
Remfry & Sagar

Labour & employment
Amarchand & Mangaldas
Bhasin & Co
India Juris
J Sagar Associates
Kochhar & Co
Majmudar & Co
Trilegal

TMT
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
DSK Legal
J Sagar Associates
Khaitan & Co
Nishith Desai Associates
Seth Dua & Associates
Thakker & Thakker

Bangalore
ALMT Legal
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
FoxMandal Little
J Sagar Associates
Trilegal

Calcutta
FoxMandal Little
Khaitan & Co

Chennai
Kochhar & Co
Majmudar & Co
Surana & Surana International Attorneys

Hyderabad
Indus G&D Law
J Sagar Associates

Mumbai
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
Desai & Diwanji
Khaitan & Co
Talwar Thakore & Associates

New Delhi
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
J Sagar Associates
Khaitan & Co
Luthra & Luthra
S&R Associates

International firm
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Herbert Smith
Latham & Watkins
Linklaters
Skadden
White & Case

Indian firm
Amarchand Mangaldas
AZB & Partners
J Sagar Associates
Khaitan & Co
Luthra & Luthra

IN-HOUSE TEAMS OF THE YEAR

Indian investment bank
Avendus
Enam Securities
ICICI Securities Ltd
JM Financial
Kotak Investment Banking
SSKI Investment Banking
Yes Bank

International investment bank
Citigroup
Deutsche Bank
DSP Merrill Lynch
Goldman Sachs
JPMorgan
Morgan Stanley
Nomura
UBS

Indian company
Aditya Birla Group
Infosys
Infrastructure Development Finance Company
Larsen & Toubro
ONGC
Suzlon
Tata Group

International company
Blackstone Group
British Petroleum
China Light & Power
Mylan Inc
NTT DoCoMo
Telenor ASA