A trusted advisor and partner for the business in various sectors such as oil and gas, infrastructure and mining and construction.

Sriram Ramachandran


Sriram Ramachandran is a partner in the Mumbai office of Phoenix Legal. Sriram has more than 12 years of experience and specialises in advising private equity funds, corporate clients and investment banks on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, private acquisitions of shares and businesses, primary and secondary equity issuances, joint ventures; and general corporate work.

  • Pine Labs in fund raise of over USD 600 Million from a host of marquee investors including Marshall Wace, Baron Capital Group, Duro Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Fidelity, Ward Ferry Management, Blackrock, Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLC, Ishana, Tree Line, IIFL AMC, and Kotak. Pine Labs is India's first unicorn of 2020, having marquee financial investors like Sequoia Capital, Madison, Actis and Temasek and strategic investors like Mastercard and Paypal.
  • Apis Partners LLP in its investment in Cashfree Inc., the US-based parent of Cashfree Payments India Pvt Ltd.
  • A US based fortune 500 company in its investment in a leading Indian crowdfunding platform.
  • Messe Frankfurt, the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organizer, in connection with various acquisitions of exhibitions/ events in India
  • Pine Labs in connection with a fund raise from Lone Pine Capital.
  • Apis Partners in (a) the sale of its stake in Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. (Star Health) Ltd. to a consortium led by Westbridge Capital, Mr. Rakesh Jhujhunwala and Madison Capital; and (b) the rollover of a minority stake in Star Health (as part of the consortium).
  • Apis Partners in connection with its investment in Hero Fincorp, a leading Indian non banking finance company engaged in providing retail consumer financing and commercial lending.
  • Eurofins Scientific in its acquisition of Advinus Therapeutics Limited (Advinus). Advinus is owned by Tata Sons, Tata Industries and Rallis India (a Tata group company listed on the BSE and the NSE).
  • Wheels India Ltd. in its joint venture with Topy Industries Ltd (listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange) in the passenger car wheel business.
  • Sojitz Corporation in the restructuring of Archean Chemical Industries (ACI) pursuant to the investment in ACI by India Resurgence Fund, a joint venture of Bain Capital Credit and Piramal Enterprises.
  • Jones Lang Lasalle in the acquisition of the technology consulting business of ValuD Consulting in India and in the US.
  • Sanctum Wealth Management in its fund raise from Multiples, an India focused private equity fund.
  • BOPA Pte Ltd investment in its investment in Pahal Financial Services, a leading NBFC MFI registered with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).