Nallini Puri’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, and she has advised various corporate clients and private equity funds on cross-border investments.
Nallini joined the firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2018. Prior to joining Cleary, she was an associate at a corporate firm in New Delhi, India.
Brookfield in its ₹41 billion acquisition of Leela Hotels from Hotel Leelaventure.
Lavazza in its acquisition of the Mars Drinks business from Mars, Inc.
McDonald’s Corporation in the $2.08 billion formation of a joint venture company with CITIC Limited and The Carlyle Group that will act as the master franchisee responsible for McDonald’s businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong.
ArcelorMittal in its €1.4 billion divestment of European steel plants to Liberty House Group.
Lafarge S.A. in its 50:50 joint venture with Anglo American plc to combine their UK cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and contracting businesses to form Lafarge Tarmac.
Barclays in the sale of its global index business to Bloomberg.
SA D’Ieteren NV, a Belgian-listed, family-owned group, in the auction sale of a 40 percent interest in Belron to an acquisition vehicle capitalized by funds managed by Clayton Dubilier & Rice.
NV Bekaert SA in the formation of a joint venture with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to combine the ropes and advanced cords businesses of the Bekaert and Bridon groups.
HanesBrands in its acquisition of clothing company DBApparel from Sun Capital Partners.
Falck Renewables S.p.A. in the sale of a 49 percent interest in six onshore wind farm projects in the UK to Copenhagen Infrastructure I, a Danish fund.
Grupo KUO in the formation of a joint venture with Divgi Metalwares Private Limited to assemble and market manual transmissions and other components for cars and commercial vehicles in India and the SAARC region.
Stanley Black & Decker in its successful topping tender offer to acquire Niscayah Group for $1.2 billion.
TPG Growth in its acquisition of approximately 10 percent of the enlarged ordinary share capital of Greenko Group.
Vale in its $1.6 billion acquisition of holding interests in a potash project in Argentina and the Corumbá iron ore mine in Brazil from Rio Tinto.
- Associate Editor, Commonwealth Law Journal, University of Oxford
- Editor, Student Bar Review, National Law School of India University
June 26, 2019