Vijay Sambamurthi is the Founder and Managing Partner of Lexygen, one India’s most reputable law firms that has a strong track record in advising PE/VC investors as well as companies in fundraising transactions. Vijay has valuable experience of more than 17 years representing exciting start-ups, fast-growing and reputed multi-national corporations, as well as private equity/venture capital funds, providing them with strategic legal and regulatory advice on cross-border and domestic transactions in a wide range of industry verticals.
Vijay regularly represents and advises several global private equity funds and corporations on their Indian investments. Some of his prominent clients include The Carlyle Group, Advent International, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, Skenzo (now known as Media.Net), Pinnacle Engines, Bessemer Venture Partners, TA Associates, Sycamore Ventures, Changi Airports International, New Enterprise Associates etc.
He has advised both investors and companies on several complex and first-of-kind transactions in Private Equity/venture Capital and M&A, and regularly advises on deals ranging from the Series A stage to growth equity stage to really large buyouts.
Vijay has consistently been ranked as a “Band 1 leading lawyer” in the private equity space by Chambers Asia Pacific.