Mr. Bomi Daruwala heads the Mumbai office of Vaish Associates. He has been associated with the Firm since 1988. Primarily a transactional lawyer, he specializes in mergers & acquisitions, outbound investments, restructuring of business, asset & share purchase deals, takeovers, divestitures, structuring of debt and equity investments and general corporate advisory. He also has a wide range of experience in cross-border business transactions, private equity, angel and venture capital financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances and business divorces. His extensive business law and transactional experience includes corporate finance, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance, exchange control regulations advisory, entity formation and maintenance, and the drafting and negotiation of a variety of commercial agreements.
He has advised Continental AG, Citigroup Inc., Goodyear, DEG–Deutsche Investitions–und Entwicklungsgesellschaft GmbH, Doosan, Fujitsu, Gestamp Group, Illinois Tool Works, Inc., Target Corporation and several other multinational companies on financial and technical collaborations and strategies/ options for commencing operations & consolidations in India, in a cross section of industries. Among Indian companies, he has represented Hindustan Unilever Ltd., National Stock Exchange, Ranbaxy Ltd., Fortis Healthcare Ltd., ITC Ltd., Idea Cellular Ltd. and the Religare Group, to name a few.
He is a frequent speaker at several national and international conferences and seminars organized by leading professional bodies and chambers on subjects like M&A, Takeover Code, Foreign Direct Investment, structuring of Joint Ventures and other topical issues. He has also authored the Handbook of Direct Taxes, 26 editions of which thus far have been published by Bharat Law House.