Deals News

Juris Legal assisted Aurelius on the acquisition of Colt Technology’s Colt Managed Cloud business

We recently advised the pan-European, mid-market investor Aurelius Group on the cross-border acquisition of Colt Managed Cloud, the managed cloud business of Colt Group S.A. Following the closing of this acquisition on Friday, April 01, 2016 by us, Getronics, a Aurelius investee company, gets to use Colt’s business, and has amalgamated this business with its existing cloud business to form a new portfolio of cloud services, known as Managed Cloud Services. The acquired Colt Managed Cloud business, positioned by Gartner (an American research and advisory firm providing information technology related insight) as “a leader in the European Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-enabled Managed Hosting” for the past three consecutive years, came with around 600 managed cloud customers. These customers are spread across 11 countries, hosted from best-in-class data centres in 12 different European locations.

Juris Legal (JL) assisted Aurelius on the acquisition of Colt’s business in India. The JL team was led by our Managing Partner Rupin Pawha, assisted by Tuhin Sharma (Senior Associate) and Prashant Pranjal (Associate).

Juris Legal assisted Ministry of Shipping, Government of India on Sagarmala Project

Juris Legal was appointed by the Ministry of Shipping in relation to the SAGARMALA PROJECT. The Sagarmala project aims to improve India’s maritime infrastructure by modernizing existing major and minor ports of India, connect the ports with the hinterland through road and rail, develop the inland and coastal waterways as major transport routes and set up new ports.

Juris Legal assisted Ministry of Coal, Government of India

Juris Legal was appointed by the Ministry of Coal to assist in developing the methodology and documentation for award of coal blocks and a model agreement between the Government and successful private developers for captive mining of coal.

Juris Legal assisted State Government of Karnataka in relation to auction of Iron-ore Mines

Juris Legal was appointed by the State Government of Karnataka in relation to auction of iron ore mines to private developers. We drafted Request for Proposal document and Iron-Ore Mine Development and Production Agreement, and advised on auction process.

Juris Legal assisted Taipan Resources of Canada in a cross-border acquisition

Juris Legal assisted Taipan Resources Inc. of Canada in the acquisition of a 50% interest in Salam Block from Petroleum Exploration (Pvt) Ltd. Taipan Resources Inc. is an independent, Africa-focused oil exploration company with a 20% non-operated interest in Block 1 and a 100% operated-interest in Block 2B onshore Kenya through its wholly owned subsidiary Lion Petroleum Corp.

  • Acted for the target and the promoters in relation to the private equity investment by India Equity Partners into Axiss Dental, India’s largest chain of dental clinics.
  • Currently advising InfraCo Asia, a World Bank funded investment vehicle, in its acquisitions in India.
  • Assisted C&S India in acquiring the Eta-Com Group consisting of six (6) companies spread across four (4) jurisdictions in Europe.