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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority – Lenskart

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority on its proposed investment of US$ 500 Mn in Lenskart

AZB & Partners advised Abu Dhabi Investment Authority on its proposed investment of approx. US$ 500 Mn in Lenskart, which is in the business of manufacturing and wholesale trading of eyewear, including prescription glasses and contact lenses.

AZB & Partners is a widely admired law firm in India with an excellent market reputation, frequently active on the most high-profile transactions. The firm has notable strength advising leading buyers, sellers and investors acting in areas such as real estate, financial services, TMT, asset management and energy. The group handles a broad range of corporate issues including high-profile M&A, joint ventures and outbound investments. The department also has a proven track record in distressed M&A and a strong record assisting with the formation and restructuring of companies, exchange control regulations, contract law and Takeover Code issues. AZB & Partners is especially present in New Delhi and Mumbai and its roster of clients includes ORIX, Visa and Bharti.

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2023), on our Corporate / M&A team


Founded in 2004, the Firm’s clear and singular purpose is to provide reliable, practical and full-service advice across sectors. Our greatest strength is an in-depth understanding of legal, regulatory and commercial environments, in India and elsewhere.

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Zia J. Mody, Co-Founder & Managing Partner