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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Advises Newgen Software Technologies in Relation to its INR 425 Crore IPO

Feb 03, 2018   10:30 IST 
New Delhi | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advised Newgen Software Technologies Limited (Newgen) in relation to its INR 425 Crore Initial Public Offering (IPO).


The Capital Markets Practice Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas acted as the legal counsel to Newgen as to Indian lawThe Transaction Team was led by Mr. Prashant Gupta, Partner, National Practice Head - Capital Markets; and included Mr. Sayantan Dutta, Partner; Ms. Shraddha Krishnan Dash, Senior Associate; Ms. Trishita Dasgupta, Associate; and Ms. Ritvika Thakur, Associate.


As a part of the transaction, up to 17,331,483 equity shares of Newgen were sold at a price of INR 245 per equity share aggregating up to INR 4,24.62 Crore. It comprised a Fresh Issue of 3,877,551 Equity Shares aggregating up to INR 95 Crore, and an Offer for Sale (OFS) of 13,453,932 equity shares aggregating to INR 329.6 Crore by the Selling Shareholders. 


ICICI Securities Limited and Jefferies India Private Limited acted as the Global Co-ordinators and Book Running Lead Managers (GCBRLM’s) and IDFC Bank Limited acted as the Book Running Lead Manager (BRLM) to the offer. Unit Trust of India Investment Advisory Services Limited a/c Ascent India Fund III, IDG Ventures India Fund II LLC, Vistra ITCL (India) Limited (formerly known as IL&FS Trust Company Limited) acted on behalf of Pandara Trust Scheme 1, a scheme of Pandara Trust (managed by Nishaavritra Investment Manager LLP) and SAP V (Mauritius) were the Selling Shareholders.


Other advisors to the transaction were Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (counsel as to U.S. law); and Khaitan & Co. (legal counsel as to Indian law to the GCBRLMs and the BRLM). ALMT Legal (acted as the legal counsel to the Selling Shareholders).


The Prospectus was registered with the Registrar of Companies, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Haryana at New Delhi on January 19, 2018. The Allotment of Equity Shares was undertaken on January 24, 2018 and the Equity Shares were listed on the BSE Limited and National Stock Exchange of India Limited on January 29, 2018.


About Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAM & Co.), founded on almost a century of legal achievement, is one of India’s leading full-service law firms. The firm’s mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisers through excellence, responsiveness, innovation and collaboration. SAM & Co. is known globally for its exceptional practices in mergers & acquisitions, private equity, competition law, insolvency & bankruptcy, dispute resolution, capital markets, banking & finance and projects & infrastructure.


The Firm has a pan-India presence and has been at the helm of major headline transactions and litigations in all sectors, besides advising major multinational corporates on their entry into the Indian market and their business strategy. Currently, the Firm has over 520 lawyers, including 102 Partners, offering legal services through its offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai.

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