The firm is cited as a frontrunner on financial matters and dispute resolution involving Indian parties.
The firm acted for the government of India and its Department of Investment and Public Management on the IPO of 25% of the paid-up equity capital of WAPCOS.
It also advised Climate Fund Managers on the USD120 million investment by Climate Investor One in Ampyr India, which operates wind power projects. On the contentious side, the firm is advising SpiceJet in a variety of lease restructuring and dispute matters.
Hywel Phillip, general counsel at AT Capital, instructed the firm on the sale of its business, Orange Renewable Group, to Greenko Mauritius. It also appointed the firm to act on a dispute related to the sale, where it won its claim.
Commenting on the firm’s inclusion in the ranking, Philip said: “Reed Smith provides excellent service and advice at affordable, value-for-money rates. Gautam Bhattacharyya, Matt Gorman and Gerald Licnachan are all first-rate lawyers who are a pleasure to deal with.”