The Firm has cast iron experience in Merger & Acquisitions “M&A” having worked for major Indian and multinational corporations and is rated as the best by various reputed International legal journals. The firm advises its clients on all aspects of M&A.
We have a dedicated core team of experts selected for providing the requisite services with the right mix of expertise and experience which ensure that our services are of the highest quality. Our core M&A Practice Group is assisted by experts from other related key areas such as employee benefits, environmental regulation, antitrust, intellectual property, real estate and tax. Experienced and competent staff with specialised knowledge and expertise support these professionals.
Besides dedication to work, counsels at FM endorse high quality of work, and provide prompt and integrated service to the clients based on their needs and requirements. Besides the other corporate issues, FM counsels have handled major M&A matters in the wake of liberalisation policy in India. This has involved undertaking of extensive assignments encompassing the following-

Due Diligence

FM counsels have conducted extensive Due Diligence, both from legal and financial perspectives, in order to ascertain the assets and liabilities of the target company, based on its published and the provisional accounts of the subsequent period. Visited Data rooms set up by the target company, reviewed the necessary transactional documents, and prepared comprehensive reports thereon.

Risk Analysis

FM counsels have varied experience in advising clients about the risks involved- legal, financial as well as commercial risks in the proposed transaction. This involves the ascertainment of any contingent liabilities, pending litigation, incomplete documentation or reporting, any pending commitments of the target company not recorded in the books of accounts etc.

Approval from the High Court

FM has a dedicated litigation team with expertise in drafting Scheme of Amalgamation and the team also has wide experience in getting the same approved from the concerned High Court.

Elimination of Risks

FM counsels also have expertise in suggesting remedial measures and/or steps to rectify the shortfall or deficiencies on the part of the target company, in complying with the statutory requirements.


Counsels at FM have extensive experience in structuring and negotiating the relatively complicated documentation involved in M&As. We have vast experience in formation of companies- private as well as public and we have formulated and drafted various documents like the Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association, Technology Transfer Agreements, Shareholders Agreement; Joint Venture Agreement etc.. The Firm also provides requisite legal support in negotiating and finalisation of the documents required to close the deals. The Firm has a team of experts who negotiate and provide requisite legal support in closure of the transactions, including reviewing and advising on closing documents.

Permissions and Approvals

FM advises its clients on the requisite approvals and permissions under the prevailing corporate laws, and assists the clients in processing the same with the concerned bodies viz. RBI, FIPB & seeking sector specific approvals.

Tax Issues

FM’s core M&A team also includes tax experts to advise the clients on tax planning and other related issues.

Post Closing Compliances

We also provide advise with respect to post closing compliance including drafting & filing of the necessary documents before the concerned Registrar of Companies, the FIPB and in case of requirement sending intimations required under the various contracts.

Management Issues

FM has varied experience in advising the clients on the method and extent of investment, methods of acquiring management control, representation on Board and management etc.