Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Co. (SAM Co.) is acting as the legal counsel as to Indian law, to Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Private Limited and Citigroup Global Markets India Private Limited, the book running lead managers for the proposed IPO by Dr. Lal PathLabs Limited. The proposed IPO will involve an Offer for Sale (OFS) of up to 1,16,00,000 equity shares of Rs. 10 each by the selling shareholders.
The SAM Co. Capital Markets Practice Team was led by Mr. Prashant Gupta, Partner. The supporting team included Mr. Sayantan Dutta, Partner; Ms. Ishita Kashyap, Associate; Mr. S. Nagashayana, Associate; and Ms. Barkha Doshi, Associate.
The draft red herring prospectus for the proposed IPO has been filed with the Securities Exchange Board of India on September 14, 2015. The proposed IPO will be a pure OFS transaction consisting of a sale of up to 12,61,996 equity shares by (Hony.) Brig. Dr. Arvind Lal, up to 20,56,747 equity shares by Dr. Vandana Lal, up to 2,38,226 equity shares by Eskay House (HUF), up to 5,50,386 equity shares by Mr. Anjaneya Lal, all members of the Promoter/ Promoter Group and up to 58,60,000 equity shares by Wagner Limited, an affiliate of TA Associates, up to 14,71,575 equity shares by Westbridge Crossover Fund, LLC and up to 1,61,070 equity shares by Sanjeevini Investment Holdings.
The parties involved in the transaction are Dr. Lal PathLabs Limited, (Hony.) Brig. Dr. Arvind Lal, Dr. Vandana Lal, Dr. Anjaneya Lal, Eskay House (HUF), Wagner Limited, Sanjeevini Investment Holdings, Westbridge Crossover Fund, LLC, Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Private Limited and Citigroup Global Markets India Private Limited.
Luthra Luthra Law Offices is acting as the Indian legal counsel to Dr. Lal PathLabs Limited. Davis Polk Wardwell is acting as the international legal counsels to Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Private Limited and Citigroup Global Markets India Private Limited as to United States law.
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