Khaitan & Co advised IT and software outsourcing company HCL Technologies on its acquisition of Swedish multinational group Volvo’s external IT business for $138m (Rs 895 crore) in an all cash deal. London based law firm Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP represented Volvo.
Khaitan Delhi partner Joyjyoti Misra, senior associate Shruti Singh and associate Sanchit Agarwal acted for HCL
The two companies have also signed a letter of intent under which the Volvo Group will also outsource its IT infrastructure operations to HCL Technologies for an undisclosed amount for five years. Around 2600 Volvo personnel affected by the transaction would be offered to move to HCL according to report by Firstpost.
The transaction will be closed during the second quarter of 2016 and will provide both cost savings and a capital gain, Volvo said.