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Vallishree Chandra


Corporate and M&A, Private Equity & Venture Capital,

Valli is part of the Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital practice of the Firm and is based in Bengaluru.

She has over 9 years of experience and specializes in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions involving intricate structures and multiple stakeholders. She advises on deals across a range of industry sectors, such as fintech, AI, SaaS, e-commerce, FMCG, real estate, energy and infrastructure, manufacturing, defence, agritech, healthcare and pharma, etc. and across jurisdictions such as India, USA, UK, Europe, and Singapore. She has been involved in structuring various domestic and cross-border transactions and advises clients on various complex mergers and acquisitions, growth capital and early-stage investments, general corporate advisory, transactional matters, and shareholder disputes.

Valli was previously Counsel at Trilegal and has completed her BA.LLB (Hons) from National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.

Select Professional Experience

  • Advised Infinx with respect to the equity investment by KKR and Norwest Venture Partners.
  • Advised British International Investment and TDK Ventures on their investment in Fasal’s USD 12 Million Series A round.
  • Advised Multiples Private Equity on its investment in MoEngage, a SAAS platform for customer management.
  • Advised Dot & Key, a premium skincare brand on its acquisition by Nykaa.
  • Advised Samya.AI, an artificial intelligence based revenue growth platform, and the selling shareholders on the acquisition of Samya.AI by Fractal.AI.
  • Advised Integration Wizards, a visual artificial intelligence company, on its acquisition by Sparkcognition Inc.
  • Advised Clairvoyant, and its selling shareholders on its acquisition by EXL.
  • Advised Numberz, on sale of its substantial assets to ChargeBee Technologies.
  • Advised BrightChamps, an edtech company, on its acquisition of Metamorphisis Edu.
  • Advised CodeJudge and its promoters on its acquisition by Skuad Inc.
  • Advised Kapiva Ayurveda on its Series C fundraise of INR 200 crores led by OrbiMed and its existing investors.
  • Advised Spendflo and its promoters on their USD 11 Million Series A fundraise.
  • Advised Jungle Ventures on its various investments in India, including in Showroom B2B.
  • Advised Arkam Ventures on its investments in Jar, a financial savings app.
  • Advised Bharat Innovation Fund on its various investments, including in A5G Networks, which offers an autonomous network infrastructure solutions for 4G and 5G networks, Terrabyte Technologies, and FireCompass.
  • Advised Chiratae Ventures on its various investments in India, including in Local AI and Good Meetings.

Awards & Recognition

  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific Rankings 2024 ‘Key Lawyer’ for Corporate and M&A.
  • Individually named and recognized in the 2017 'RSG India Report' for contributions in M&A and corporate law.


  • Bar Council of Karnataka.

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