Managing Foreign Sellers’ Risks in Indian M&A Transactions

In a previous note published earlier this month, certain common risks for foreign buyers in Indian M&A transactions were discussed in addition to the strategies to mitigate such risks. In this note, the most common concerns of foreign sellers in an M&A transaction have been discussed i.e., to mitigate risk of deal certainty, risk of any payment default by buyer and limitation of foreign sellers’ liability post completion of an M&A transaction. This note also discusses certain trends and market practices relevant for foreign sellers to manage such risks within the Indian legal framework.