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Prashant Gupta

Prashant Gupta
Office:
Amarchand Towers
216, Okhla Industrial Estate
Phase-III
110 020
City:
New Delhi
Country:
India
Tel:
+91 11 4159 0700

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Debt and Equity

Mr Prashant Gupta is a partner and national practice head – capital markets in the firm. He represents both issuers and underwriters in various equity and debt capital raising transactions, including initial public offerings, rights issues and QIP offerings, buy-backs, capital restructurings and pre-IPO private placements.

Prashant has advised on capital markets transactions that have raised over US$30 billion globally, including the largest Indian IPO (Coal India) and largest bond offering by an Indian group (Vedanta Resources plc). Several of the deals, as well as other transactions he has advised on, have been selected as “Deals of the Year” (Asia) by International Financial Law Review (IFLR), India Business Law Journal and Asian-MENA Counsel magazine. He has also acted on various international capital markets transactions by India-focused companies, including IPOs in the United States (NASDAQ/NYSE) by MakeMyTrip Limited, Amira Nature Foods Limited, Eros International plc, Videocon d2h and Azure Power Global Limited.

Prashant has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers & Partners, and The Legal 500 and other legal industry publications as one of the leading capital markets practitioners in India. He is one of only three Band 1-ranked capital markets lawyers in India by Chambers Global. In 2016, he was selected as one of the top 100 private practise lawyers in India by India Business Law Journal.

Prashant received his bachelor of arts degree in jurisprudence and his master of arts degree in jurisprudence from the University of Oxford, England, and his bachelor of commerce degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.

WWL says: Prashant Gupta enjoys a strong reputation in the Indian market as a true capital markets specialist.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets which can be purchased from our Shop.

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