Disha Chandrachud

Associate, London



Disha Chandrachud is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London. Disha is a member of the Private Equity team in London.

Disha 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.

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

Mumbai University, India



Representation of 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

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

Representation of SoftBank Vision Fund on its US$ 400 million investment in FirstCry, an Indian wholesale business of products for infants, expectant mothers and children

Representation of 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)

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

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

Representation of SoftBank Vision Fund on its US$ 275 million investment in Lenskart, an Indian wholesaler of ophthalmic goods, eyeglasses, sunglasses, lenses

Representation of 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

Representation of the consortium of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC on the US$8.4 billion acquisition of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., a freight railroad owner and operator based in the United States

Representation of Bupa on its acquisition of a further 4 percent stake in Bupa Arabia, the largest health insurance business in Saudi Arabia, for US$135 million, taking its stake in the publicly listed company to 43.25 percent

Representation of Mubadala on its US$130 million acquisition of a portfolio of Dutch residential properties and an associated joint venture with Round Hill Capital

Awards and Recognition

"The London offering focuses mainly on pan-European PE deals, US and Asian mandates are also common, as is emerging markets work."
Tier 3 Private Equity (high value deals) UK Legal 500 2020