Sandip Bhagat

Sandip Bhagat
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Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Debt and Equity

Sandip Bhagat is a co-founder and partner at S&R Associates, and is based in the Mumbai office. Sandip specialises in capital markets, M&A and general corporate matters. His practice includes advising issuers and major international and Indian investment banks on a wide range of capital markets transactions, including public offerings in India and other jurisdictions, private placements, high-yield debt offerings and block trades, and in regulatory proceedings before the SEBI and the Securities Appellate Tribunal.

Sandip has advised on many “first-ever” groundbreaking transactions in India, including offerings by ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company (first IPO by an insurer); IRB InvIT Fund (first business trust and InvIT IPO); Godrej Properties (first institutional placement programme); Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering (first IPO under the SEBI ICDR regulations); Bharti Airtel (first IPO under the SEBI book-building DIP guidelines); and Cairn India and Tata Consultancy Services (two of the largest IPOs in India). Sandip has also advised on international offerings by companies operating in India, including MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ), Eros International (NYSE), Vedanta (NYSE), iGATE Computer Systems (NYSE), Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE) and Jubilant Energy NV (AIM).

Sandip has been consistently recognised as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets, Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and RSG India Report. He previously worked with Shearman & Sterling in New York and Singapore.

Sandip is admitted to practise in India (1992) and New York (1994). Sandip received a BA (Hons) in economics (1989) and an LLB (1992) from the University of Delhi and an LLM from Cornell Law School (1993).

WWL says: Sandip Bhagat draws high praise from international sources for his outstanding equity capital markets work.

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