Kartikeya Prakash

The author is a Principal Associate at Khaitan & Co

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Dual Investment Structures – A Local Fix To Externalization

Imagine, an Indian business owned by an offshore holding company having multiple stakeholders - an Indian investor wants to invest in the business, however, is not permitted to invest directly in the offshore company – how can it be made possible? The dual investment structure can be an answer - relatively familiar concept for the externalized Indian businesses as illustrated above. For completeness, the externalization (or flip structure) is primarily adopted to tap growth potentials, ease regulatory compliances and/or increase tax efficiency; and are common for tech and new-age businesses.

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