Luxor Capital Partners, LP’s Investment in Zomato

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. and Sidley Austin LLPadvised Luxor Capital on the deal, Khaitan & Co acted as legal counsel for D1 Capital, and AZB & Partners acted as counsel to Fidelity and Tiger Global while Gunderson Dettmer advised Tiger Global.

Luxor Capital completed an investment in Zomato, a leading Indian foodtech company.

Luxor Capital Group, LP operates as an investment management company. The Company offers asset management, investment strategies, financial planning, and advisory services.

Zomato Media Private Limited provides an online food and nightlife guide service. The Company operates a website and mobile app that provides menu, contact details, pictures, directions, ratings, and reviews for a multitude of restaurants.

The Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas team was led by Partners Prashant Gupta (Picture) and Nivedita Tiwari, Devesh Pandey, Principal Associate; and Axay Satagopan, Associate. The competition team was led by Aparna Mehra, Partner; and Rahul Shukla, Associate. The employment team was led by Pooja Ramchandani, Partner; and Suryansh Gupta, Associate. The tax team was led by Amit Singhania, Partner; Gouri Puri, Partner; and Suyash Sinha, Senior Associate.

Sidley Austin LLP advised Luxor with partner Willian H Schwab.

IndusLaw advised Zomato Private Limited led by a team of senior partner Suneeth Katarki, partner Pallavi Kanakagiri, senior associate Anantha Krishnan Iyer, senior associate Shweta Adhikari, associate Nishihi Shah and associate Shreyas Bapat.

L&L Partners acted as counsel to Steadview Capital, led by partner Vaibhav Kakkar, partnerAvisha Gupta and associate Debarpan Ghosh.

AZB & Partners acted as counsel to Fidelity, led by partner Vipul Jain, senior associate Tanya Pahwa and associate Saras Muzumdar.
AZB & Partners also acted as counsel for Tiger Global with partners Ashwath Rau and Jasmin Karkhanis, and associates Rina Goyal and Rashmee Kumar.

The Khaitan & Co team advising D1 Capital with partner Rishabh Bharadwaj, principal associatePurti Minawala and associate Ayush Nanda.

Gunderson Dettmer advised Tiger Global with partner Jonathan Pentzien, associate David He and associate Soo Guo Kai.

Involved fees earner: Rina Goyal – Azb & partners; Vipul Jain – Azb & partners; Jasmin Karkhanis – Azb & partners; Rashmee Kumar – Azb & partners; Saras Muzumdar – Azb & partners; Tanya Pahwa – Azb & partners; Ashwath Rau – Azb & partners; David He – Gunderson Dettmer; Jonathan Pentzien – Gunderson Dettmer; Soo Guo Kai – Gunderson Dettmer; Shweta Adhikari – IndusLaw; Shreyas Bapat – IndusLaw; Anantha Krishnan Iyer – IndusLaw; Pallavi Kanakagiri – IndusLaw; Suneeth Katarki – IndusLaw; Nishihi Shah – IndusLaw; Rishabh Bharadwaj – Khaitan & Co.; Purti Minawala – Khaitan & Co.; Ayush Nanda – Khaitan & Co.; Prashant Gupta – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Suryansh Gupta – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Aparna Mehra – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Devesh Pandey – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Gouri Puri – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Pooja Ramchandani – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Axay Satagopan – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Rahul Shukla – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Amit Singhania – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Suyash Sinha – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Nivedita Tiwari – Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; William Schwab – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Azb & partners; Gunderson Dettmer; IndusLaw; Khaitan & Co.; Shardul Amarchand & Mangaldas & Co.; Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: D1 Capital Partners; Fidelity Investments; Luxor Capital Group, LP; Tiger Global Management; Zomato;

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Author: Michael Patrini