Niraj Visani

Niraj Visani

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Niraj is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate M&A practice in London. Since joining the Firm as a trainee in 2017, Niraj has acted on a number of complex cross-border transactions and has experience in joint venture arrangements, corporate reorganisations and private equity and infrastructure transactions. Niraj spent seven months seconded to a global pharmaceutical company from late 2022 to early 2023. Niraj also spent six months seconded to the Firm's Tokyo office in 2019.

Representative Legal Matters

Advising:

  • S&P Global on its merger with IHS Markit
  • Puig on its acquisition of a majority stake in Byredo, the Swedish luxury brand
  • Mondel─ôz International on (i) its acquisition of a majority stake in Grenade, a leading UK performance nutrition pioneer in the high protein bar segment, and (ii) its partnership with Merlin Entertainments in respect of Cadbury World
  • Unilever on its acquisition of Paula's Choice, a leading digital-led global skincare brand, from TA Associates
  • Lonza on the sale of two capsule and softgel manufacturing sites in France and Scotland to NextPharma
  • GSK on the sale of a pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Canada to Bora Pharmaceuticals
  • Northland Power on its joint venture with Shizen Energy for the development of offshore wind projects in Chiba Prefecture, Japan with a combined capacity of approx. 600 MW
  • Fiera Infrastructure on the acquisition of IslaLink, the Spanish submarine communications provider, from EQT
  • Coats Group plc on (i) the sale of its European Zips business to Aequita, and (ii) the acquisition of Texon, a leading manufacturer of high-performance sustainable materials for footwear, accessories and functional apparel, from Navis Capital Partners
  • SS&C Technologies on the international carve-out aspects of its acquisition of IBM's Algorithmics business

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society England & Wales - Member

Admissions

  • England & Wales (2019)

Education

  • BPP University Law School (LPC) (2017)
  • BPP University Law School (GDL) (2016)
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science (BSc Government) (2015)