AZB & Partners Acts for Clients on Investments from Leading Global Investors, Totaling USD 20.2 Billion

AZB & Partners acted for Reliance Industries (“RIL”) and its digital arm, Jio Platforms (“JPL”) on a series of investments totaling US$ 20.2 billion, from an array of leading global investors, including Facebook, Silver Lake Partners, Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, KKR, Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), TPG Capital, L Catterton, Saudi Arabia-based Public Investment Fund, Intel, Qualcomm and Google.

With these major investments, which took place over a period of 4 months, beginning in April, 2020, RIL has divested 33% in JPL – all amid a COVID -19 induced lockdown with not a single in–person meeting!

AZB & Partners’ team advising on the transactions comprised our Corporate M&A Senior Partners, Ashwath Rau and Nilanjana Singh, and Antitrust/Competition Partner, Bharat Budholia.

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