Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas acted as legal counsel to GMR Vishakhapatnam International Airport Limited (GMR Visakhapatnam) with respect to selection of the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the construction of the greenfield airport situated at Bhogapuram, Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh (Airport).
The Project and Project Finance team of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised on the matter. Our role involved (a) advise on the bidding process including drafting of the invitation to expression of interest (EOI), invitation to tender (RFP), preparing responses to the bidders queries and issuance of clarifications and addendum basis bidders queries; and (b) drafting, reviewing, revising, finalising and execution of the engineering, procurement and construction contract.
The Transaction team was led by Ajay Sawhney, Partner; Bhupendra Verma, Partner; with support from Kanhai Srivastava, Senior Associate.
The agreement was signed on 1st November 2023.
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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (cam) is India’s leading law firm with a global reputation of being trusted advisers to its clients. The Firm advises a large and diverse set of clients, including domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity and venture capital funds, start-ups, government and regulatory bodies. The Firm generalists, specialists and senior ex-regulators expertly guide clients across a spectrum of transactions, sectors and regulations. With 1000 lawyers and 170 Partners, the Firm is the largest full-service law firm in India and offices in key business centres at Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, GIFT City and also in Singapore.
The Firm recently received “Innovation in Advancing Markets” award at the FT Innovative Lawyers Asia Pacific 2022 Awards and the “National Law Firm of the Year: India” award at the IFLR Asia Pacific 2022 awards ceremony. The Firm had won “India Deal Firm of the Year” at the ALB India Awards and “Firm of the Year” at the IFLR1000 India Awards in 2021.