Vinay Butani is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial & Private Equity & Venture Capital practices of ELP.

Vinay has been involved in various corporate and commercial transactional matters across sectors including media, consumer electronics, real estate, prop-tech, and health care.

He has advised several clients, including a number of Fortune 500 companies on corporate and commercial transactions, acquisitions, strategic alliances, domestic and cross-border foreign collaborations, IP acquisitions and joint ventures encompassing all aspects of Indian corporate, securities, foreign investment and company laws.

Vinay has co-authored several articles on India’s foreign direct investment regime and company laws in various publications.

Prior to joining ELP, Vinay was a Counsel with AZB & Partners, Mumbai. Vinay holds an LL.B from University of Mumbai.

Some of his key matters include:

  • Advised the promoters of Cloudxchange.io in their sale of majority shareholding to National Stock Exchange of India Information Technology (NSEIT)
  • Advised Bharat Forge Limited in its execution of definitive documents for acquisition of 100% shareholding of JS Auto Cast Foundry India Private Limited.
  • Advised Somerset Indus Healthcare India Fund in its acquisition of minority stake in Globela Pharma Private Limited
  • Advised Somerset Indus Healthcare India Fund in its acquisition of further stake in Genworks Health Private Limited
  • Advised Impresario Entertainment Private Limited in their sale of majority shareholding in the joint venture company, Stratix
  • Advised promoter shareholders of Tarasafe International Pvt Ltd in their acquisition of 49% shareholding in the company
  • Advised Zeeva Electronics in their association with Cornerstone and Virat Kohli
  • Advised various media houses/production houses in their transactions with OTT platforms on content acquisition
  • Assisted in setting up NFT marketplace platforms in India and Singapore
  • Advised investor in acquiring minority stake in Nymble Up (workforce solutions company)

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