Varoon Chandra, Partner at AZB & Partners, earned his Bachelor of Law from the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University of Law, Hyderabad, in 2004. He is a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. He has been a partner of the Firm since 2011.
The focal areas of his practice include Capital Markets, Securities Laws, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity. He has been involved in a number of international and domestic capital market transactions, including issuances of FCCBs, ADRs and and GDRs as well as Indian initial public offers, rights issues and qualified institutions placements. He has also advised on a number of FCCB restructuring transactions undertaken by Indian issuers, including consent solicitations and exchange offers. He has advised on securities regulations issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India pertaining to matters such as takeover regulations, the investment/acquisition of shares in Indian listed companies, insider trading in the context of investment/ acquisition of shares in Indian listed companies and the listing of companies on an Indian stock exchange. He has also advised on the structuring of joint venture companies and private equity investments and has assisted in drafting and negotiating documentation for such transactions.