Notable Practitioner



Practice area:

Corporate and M&A
Private equity

Ekta Gupta is a Partner with the Firm’s General Corporate practice.

Ekta is a M&A and PE Partner at the Firm and has advised multiple private equity funds, public and private companies, sovereign wealth funds, MNCs, strategic corporate clients and Indian conglomerates on a wide variety of their complex cross-border PE and M&A transactions. Ekta’s diverse practice includes representing clients in acquisitions, dispositions, minority and strategic investments and advising on full range of their operations and activities across a range of sectors in India.

Ekta regularly advises clients such as Temasek, Blackstone, One97 Communications Limited (Paytm), Walmart, Flipkart, Maverick Capital, IDFC Alternatives and Rabobank across diverse sectors. She has formidable experience in e-commerce, retail, financial services, fin-tech and also specialises in F&B, Telecom and Pharmaceuticals. She has undertaken multiple transactions for each of the above mentioned clients in the PE space in India.

Ekta has over 12 years’ experience and in the past 6 years, she has undertaken over 55 transactions for PE clients and strategic corporate clients, including investments and exits. Since becoming partner a couple of years back, she has developed strong and deep relationships with Temasek, IDFC Alternatives, Paytm, Walmart, Flipkart and Maverick Capital for whom she has become the go to counsel.