Nitin specializes in Public and Private, Mergers & Acquisitions, including De-mergers, restructuring of business, Asset & Share Purchase deals, Joint Ventures and Strategic alliances, Private Equity and general Corporate advisory.
Nitin has a vast experience with transactions related to Foreign Direct Investments & Exchange Controls Regulations. He has advised several multinational companies on financial & technical collaborations in India, and strategies / options for commencing operations & consolidations in India, in a cross section of industries. His focus has been on foreign investments from US, Germany and Japan.
He also has extensive experience in Private Equity & Strategic Investment transactions including leveraged buyout transactions & exits. He has provided business oriented advice to a variety of companies receiving Private Equity / Strategic Investments.
Nitin is a keen observer of the evolution of the law regulating Takeovers in India and now the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016. He has been part of several high profile corporate takeover battles including, defending hostile bids and restructuring.
Prior to joining JSA, Nitin was a Partner with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., and prior thereto he was with Crawford Bayley & Co.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500 has described Nitin Potdar as a ‘private equity expert’ who is ‘highly recommended’ in the M&A practice. He is also the main contact in Mumbai for ‘complex corporate litigation’. Nitin has also been listed as a leading individual in the Investment Funds category.
Chambers & Partners observed that, ‘Nitin Potdar maintains a busy M&A and foreign direct investment practice, as well as handling a steady stream of joint venture and private equity matters. He is also highlighted for his considerable expertise advising inbound foreign clients.’
He is a frequent speaker at several conferences and seminars organized by leading industry, institutions, and chambers on subjects like, Takeover Code, M&A, and structuring of Joint Ventures.