Sambhav Ranka
Partner | Mumbai
 +91 22 6184 9920


Sambhav Ranka has been with the Firm since October, 2014.

He pursued his law from I.L.S. Law College, Pune and undertook LLM from University of London (Queen Mary), United Kingdom, where he attained a Merit. He kicked off his legal career with a city based law firm in London in 2006 and gained experience with the India desk of the firm for over a year.

After relocating to India in 2008, Sambhav joined Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) at their Mumbai office as a member of the Corporate, Securities & Funds practice. Having been with NDA for seven years and being a senior team member, Sambhav had advised some of the largest private equity funds, investment banks, financial institutions and corporate houses and has gained extensive experience in M&A, Private Equity and Investment Funds practice areas.

Sambhav co-heads the M&A and PE practice at the Firm’s Mumbai offices and has been involved in various complex cross border (inbound and outbound) investment transactions and acquisitions involving both private and public (listed and unlisted) entities. He specializes in structuring of cross border transactions and has assisted several clients on documentation, negotiation and closing of M&A, JV, PE and VC deals.

Sambhav also has been actively involved in setting up, structuring and advising various alternative investment funds and has undertaken documentation of several onshore and offshore India eccentric funds.

He has authored / co-authored several articles in leading publications, news dailies and journals and has been a speaker at many conferences and seminars.


  • Enrolled with the Bar Council of Rajasthan, India
  • Alumni Association, Queen Mary, University of London

P.S.: A hardcore sports enthusiast. Cricket, Tennis, Golf and Squash being some of the sports that Sambhav is passionately into (now mostly as an avid follower but, when opportunity strikes, as a player too) and likes facing life as a sportsman and dealing with things skillfully, on and off the field. His love for driving and traveling has taken him places and he dreams to do a world tour on the wheels one day.

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