Mr Hemant Krishna

Hemant Krishna

Lawyer biography

Hemant represents corporate clients in a variety of investments, acquisitions, business transfers, joint ventures, and commercial contracts. His transactional experience spans domestic and cross-border transactions involving listed as well as unlisted companies. He routinely advises funds, multinational companies, promoters as well as start-ups. His practice is particularly focused on the healthcare, technology, agri-business, and automotive sectors. Hemant is frequently involved in advising on foreign exchange regulations, securities regulations, general corporate matters, technology, data-protection, and privacy issues.

He has also been a legal-tech entrepreneur and has deep expertise in deploying technology-based solutions to automate and optimise in-house legal workflows.


Corporate Finance/M&A

Thinking outside the (locked) box: post-closing adjustment mechanisms
India | 04 November 2020

In the realm of M&A and private equity (PE), pricing a deal is not an exact science. Despite in-depth financial, business and legal due diligence, the buyer can never be certain that they are not overvaluing or undervaluing the target. Add a pandemic to the mix, and this uncertainty as to valuations is further magnified. This article takes a closer look at various post-closing adjustment mechanisms used in PE and M&A deals involving Indian private companies.