Khaitan & Co acted as the Indian legal counsel and advised Ensono LP on the Indian law aspects in relation to divestment of Wipro Limited’s hosted data center services business to Ensono LP for $405 million. The core transaction team comprised of Rabindra Jhunjhunwala (Partner), Pranay Bagdi (Senior Associate), Bidya Mohanty (Associate) and Kanika Mathew (Associate) with assistance from Sanjay Sanghvi (Partner) and Jimmy Bhatt (Senior Associate) on the Direct tax aspects and assistance from Dinesh Agrawal (Executive Director), Mayank Jain (Senior Associate) and Varun Mansinghka (Associate) on the Indirect tax and Special Economic Zone aspects. Ensono provides hybrid IT services, from cloud to mainframe, that enable clients to digitally transform their business. Ensono has over 1,000 associates across North America and Europe, with its offices headquartered in Greater Chicago.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has named partner Jeremy Walden as its new head of real estate for UK & EMEA, replacing Don Rowlands from 1 May.