Warburg Pincus acquires large housing finance company: Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Anagram and Trilegal advise

May 24, 2024
The acquisition has been made for ₹4,630 crores.

Warburg Pincus has sealed a deal to acquire 100% of Shriram Housing Finance Limited for ₹4,630 crores.

The General Corporate team of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised Warburg Pincus.

The transaction team was led by Shishir Vayttaden, Partner; Aditi Singhvi, Partner; with support from Reeti Agarwal, Senior Associate; and Suyashi Mishra, Associate.

The team was also supported by Pranav Sharma, Associate; Shanthan Reddy, Associate; Devanshi Gupta, Associate; Alena Jamal, Associate; Dhruv Jain; Associate; Aanchal Jain, Associate; Isha Tandon, Associate; Chelsea Sawlani, Associate; Parikha Rathi, Associate; Simran Doshi, Associate; and Sparsh Mallya, Associate.

Subhojit Sadhu, Partner; Apoorv Jain, Principal Associate; Chahat Gupta, Associate; Mansi J, Associate; and Sanyam Agarwaal, Associate; advised on financing related aspects of the transaction.

Abe Abraham, Partner; Anna Thomas, Principal Associate; Sonam Ambastha, Associate; and Rachita Shah, Associate; advised on employment related aspects of the transaction.

Anirban Mohapatra, Partner; Anoushka Soni, Associate; and Mansi Jain, Associate advised on intellectual property related aspects of the transaction.

Avaantika Kakkar, Partner & Head Competition Law; Dhruv Rajain, Partner; with support from Shivani Sathe, Senior Associate; Vanya Agarwal, Associate; Riddhiraj Sehgal, Associate; and Pushkar Singh, Associate advised on competition law related aspects of the transaction.

Bharath Reddy, Partner; Abhishek Jain, Associate; and Digvijay Singh, Associate; advised on employee stock options related aspects of the transaction.

Indranath Bishnu, Partner; and Niyati Dholakia, Principal Associate; advised on insurance related aspects of the transaction.

Anagram Partners acted for Valiant on its exit from Shriram Housing Finance.

The Anagram team was led by Partner Palaq Vora and comprised Sanskriti Singh, Ashana Shah and Rajni Tolani.

Trilegal advised Shriram Housing Finance.

This marks Warburg’s largest investment in India, targeting SHFL, which is one of the country’s largest affordable housing finance companies. SHFL is registered with the National Housing Bank (NHB) and provides retail loans.

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