Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advised in relation to the indirect acquisition of AWS Truepower India LLP by UL LLC. This transaction is part of a global transaction whereby the acquirer has acquired AWS Truepower LLC, USA and consequently has indirectly acquired AWS India, a limited liability partnership in which AWS USA is the majority partner. AWS Truepower is a renewable energy consultant providing technical services and independent advice for the onshore wind, offshore wind and solar energy markets.
The Merger & Acquisition and Tax teams of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advised on the transaction and was responsible for due diligence of AWS India, structuring of the local transaction, drafting of transaction documents and coordination with the Acquirer for various signing, closing and post-closing related compliances. The transaction led by Ms. Akila Agrawal, Partner; and included Ms. Megha Bhargava, Principal Associate; Mr. Rishab Basu, Associate and Ms. Ananya Kulkarni, Associate. The Tax Team was led by Mr. Amit Singhania, Partner and Ms. Gouri Puri, Principal Associate.
Other parties involved in the transaction were AWS Truepower LLC and AWS Truepower India LLP.
Other advisors to the transaction were Winston & Strawn LLP (US Counsel to the Acquirer)
The transaction was signed on September 26, 2016 and closed on September 26, 2016
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