Amarchand, Luthra, A&O, Linklaters act on Yes Bank’s $500 million QIP

Amarchand, Luthra, A&O, Linklaters act on Yes Bank’s $500 million QIP

Pallavi Saluja

Amarchand Mangaldas and Linklaters acted for Private sector lender Yes Bank in raising $500 million (Rs.2,942 crore) through an institutional placement of shares for funding its expansion, making it among the first and largest equity offerings, in the current market phase.

The Amarchand team was led by Mumbai based Capital Market Partners Yash Ashar and Abhimanyu Bhattacharya. Linklaters Singapore acted as the international legal counsel for Yes Bank with a team led by Managing Associate, Pallavi Gopinath Aney.

Luthra & Luthra acted as Indian legal counsel for the Book Running Lead Managers (BRLMs) Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Equities India, HSBC Securities & Capital Markets, JM Financial, Motilal Oswal and UBS Securities India while Allen & Overy acted as international legal counsel for the BRLMs with a team led by Hong Kong Capital Markets Partner Amit Singh along with Associates Garrick Merlo and Julie Dong.

The Luthra team was led by Partner Manan Lahoty along with Senior Associate Surya Bala and Associates Rohan Sahai and Faiza Rahman.

This is one of the few deals that have been successfully completed wherein the offer document includes the new disclosures requirements specified under the Form PAS-4 prescribed under the Companies (Prospectus and Allotment of Securities) Rules, 2014, according to the Amarchand release.

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