Delhivery’s $675 Million IPO

Latham & Watkins advised Delhivery, whereas Linklaters advised the book running lead managers of the initial public offering.

Delhivery, India’s largest and fastest growing logistics courier services provider, closed its initial public offering on both the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Dehlivery was the first unicorn this year to have obtained the Indian stock market regulator’s approval to list.

The IPO was fully subscribed by institutional and retail investors. The offering comprised INR 52.4bn (approx. US$675m) in fundraising by Delhivery and sales by a number of shareholders, including Carlyle and Softbank. The proceeds are being used to fund Delhivery’s organic and inorganic initiatives through acquisitions as well as general corporate purposes.

The book running lead managers on the transaction were Bank of America, Citibank, Kotak and Morgan Stanley.

The Linklaters team was led by Head of South and Southeast Asia Capital Markets, partner Amit Singh (Picture), with support from counsel Joseph Wolpin.

The Latham team was led by Singapore partner Rajiv Gupta with associate Sirada Chayabunjonglerd. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Jiyeon Lee-Lim and Chicago partner Enrique Rene de Vera; and on Investment Company Act matters by Chicago partner Nabil Sabki, with associate John Reinert.

Involved fees earner: Sirada Chayabunjonglerd – Latham & Watkins; Enrique Rene de Vera – Latham & Watkins; Rajiv Gupta – Latham & Watkins; Jiyeon Lee-Lim – Latham & Watkins; John Reinert – Latham & Watkins; Nabil Sabki – Latham & Watkins; Amit Singh – Linklaters; Joseph Wolpin – Linklaters;

Law Firms: Latham & Watkins; Linklaters;

Clients: Bank of America; Citibank; Delhivery Private Limited; Kotak Mahindra Bank; Morgan Stanley;

Sonia Carcano

Author: Sonia Carcano