Nishith Desai Associates : Deal Corner

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August 19, 2020

SALE OF WHITEHAT JR TO BYJU’S

DEAL BRIEF

Online learning platform, Byju’s, acquired WhiteHat Jr, an ed-tech company for approx. USD 300 million from Karan Bajaj (founder) and Nexus Ventures, Omidyar Network and Owl Ventures (investors).

OUR ROLE

Nishith Desai Associates acted as the India legal counsel to Nexus Ventures, Omidyar Network and Owl Ventures and advised them on the legal, tax and regulatory aspects of the transaction.

NEWS COVERAGE

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/startup/byjus-acquires-ed-tech-startup-whitehat-jr-5652011.html

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/newsbuzz/byjus-acquires-mumbai-based-edtech-firm-whitehat-jr/articleshow/77378868.cms

https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/byju-s-acquires-mumbai-based-ed-tech-start-up-whitehat-jr-for-300-mn-120080501868_1.html


Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific: Tier 1 for Government & Regulatory and Tax
2020, 2019, 2018

Legal500 Asia-Pacific: Tier 1 for Tax, Investment Funds, Labour & Employment and TMT
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific: Band 1 for Employment, Lifesciences, Tax and TMT
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

IFLR1000: Tier 1 for Private Equity and Project Development: Telecommunications Networks.
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014

AsiaLaw Asia-Pacific Guide 2020: Ranked ‘Outstanding’ for TMT, Labour & Employment, Private Equity, Regulatory and Tax

FT Innovative Lawyers Asia Pacific 2019 Awards: NDA ranked 2nd in the Most Innovative Law Firm category (Asia-Pacific Headquartered)

RSG-Financial Times: India’s Most Innovative Law Firm
2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Who’s Who Legal 2019:
Nishith Desai, Corporate Tax and Private Funds – Thought Leader
Vikram Shroff, HR and Employment Law- Global Thought Leader
Vaibhav Parikh, Data Practices – Thought Leader (India)
Dr. Milind Antani, Pharma & Healthcare – only Indian Lawyer to be recognized for ‘Life sciences – Regulatory,’ for 5 years consecutively

Merger Market 2018:Fastest growing M&A Law Firm in India


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