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Senior associate in the General Corporate Practice at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Archit specializes in mergers & acquisitions in the pharma, BFSI and FMCG space and has advised clients on a range of M&A transactions, including court-based mergers, business / asset transfers and share acquisitions. He can be reached at

Covid-19 And M&A In India - Navigating Risks And Understanding Opportunities 

As the Covid-19 crisis deepens, and the number of positive cases and casualties continue to mount rapidly, governments across the world are enforcing stringent lockdown and social distancing measures. With the engines of economic growth grinding to a halt, the pandemic has mutated into an economic crisis, plunging the global economy into an unparalleled recession. India is no exception[1], and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in India is sure to sniffle, snuffle and sneeze, at least in the short-term. From a legal standpoint, we believe that there will be consequent changes and fundamental shifts in the M&A landscape.
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