Mr. Himanshu Narayan, a Partner at Amarchand Mangaldas, graduated from the National Law School of India University, in 1995. Mr. Narayan has significant experience in transactional work in the field of merger and acquisitions, private equity, disinvestments, provision of general corporate advice and has had opportunity to be involved in capital markets related matters, as well.
Mr. Narayan’s pre-eminent area of practice has been transactional work, which primarily involved the negotiation of share purchase, subscription and sale transactions, including strategic and financial investments, into Indian companies. In general, he has been involved in transactions on behalf of sellers, buyers, investee companies and strategic and financial investors, in respect of the shares of listed and unlisted companies. His transactional experience include transactions in the print media sector, media and entertainment sector, the foreign exchange sector, the software technology park and software sector, the telecommunications sector, the engineering sector, the automobile and tyre industry sector, the financial services sector, the hospitality sector, the healthcare sector, the insecticides sector, the manufacturing sector, the petrochemicals sector, the diamond polishing and sales sector, the poultry farming sector and the aviation sector. Mr. Narayan also has had opportunity to provide advice on various Indian legislations.
Mr. Narayan has acquired experience in certain aspects of telecommunications sector including in providing advisory services on formulating structures for investments by foreign entities in Indian companies which were telecom operators together with provision of advice on segregation of "passive" and active infrastructure and advice to telecom licensee company on matters before the TRAI. Mr. Narayan has been involved in various such transactions which include advising Unitech group in regard to the UASL joint venture with Telenor, advising Casio on its exit from the joint venture with the Bharti Group, advising CenturyTel on its Indian interests, advising Shinawatra on financing of its investee licensee joint venture in India and restructuring of shareholding arrangements in the investee licensee joint venture and advising an international cable operator on various structures relative to delivery of content over a fixed line through sharing/ leasing of network.