Disha Chandrachud

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Disha is an associate in the EMEA private equity team in our Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. She has experience advising on a range of corporate transactions, including complex cross-border private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and co-investments across multiple sectors. Disha is qualified in England & Wales and India. 

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
Education
LLM
London School of Economics and Political Science
BLS, LLB
Government Law College

Mumbai University, India

Languages
English
Hindi
Gujarati
Marathi

Experience

Examples of recent experience include advising:

CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition from the Recordati family of the holding company that owns a 51.8 percent stake in the Italian pharmaceutical group Recordati. The transaction is valued at approximately US$3.5 billion.

Nordic Capital and its portfolio company, MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange, in a potential joint venture with Credit Suisse.

SoftBank Vision Fund on its investment into an Indian wholesale business of products for infants, expectant mothers and children.

Avast plc, the leading global cybersecurity provider, on its US$816.6 million initial public offering, the biggest ever software IPO on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Novator Partners on a consortium investment in the Aasa Group, a consumer lending business operating in Poland, the Czech Republic, Finland and Sweden.

Nordic Capital and its portfolio company, MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange, in a potential joint venture with UBS.

SoftBank Vision Fund on its investment into an Indian wholesaler of ophthalmic goods, eyeglasses, sunglasses, lenses.

Avast Software, one of the world's major players in the security software market, on its agreement to acquire New York Stock Exchange-listed AVG Technologies N.V., a developer of business, mobile and PC device security software applications, for a total consideration of US$1.3 billion.