Xerxes’ practice covers all areas of corporate law, joint ventures, securities laws, private equity investments and restructuring and issues of regulatory compliance, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.
Xerxes has worked with companies globally across diverse sectors including technology, media and communications; energy and infrastructure and automobile etc. Xerxes’ experience has ranged from advising listed and unlisted companies (from both buy and sell sides) on domestic transactions as well as foreign investment into India. He has advised private equity funds in relation to their investments in and exits from portfolio companies in India, as well as on restructuring existing portfolio investments in India. Additionally, Xerxes has advised various financial institutions in relation to lending against commodities as well as advised commodity traders in relation to structuring the purchase of commodities. His experience also includes advising clients on different aspects of Indian legal compliance requirements and he has advised clients in relation to corporate social responsibility, including setting up charitable foundations of various types and related regulatory requirements. Prior to joining BTG, Xerxes was a Partner at Wadia Ghandy, a leading law firm in India and has read law from the Government Law College, Mumbai.