Current position: Partner; national practice head, capital markets
Practice area/industry focus: Capital markets, equity and debt capital raising, initial public offerings, rights issues, QIP offerings, buy-backs, capital restructurings, pre-IPO private placements
Career highlights: Mr Prashant Gupta is a partner and national practice head – capital markets at 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. He has advised on capital markets transactions that have raised over $30 billion globally.
Mr Gupta has been recognised by Who's Who Legal, Chambers, 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, Mr Gupta was selected as one of the top 100 private practice lawyers in India by India Business Law Journal.
He 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. Before joining Amarchand Mangaldas, Mr Gupta was an associate with the US law firms Sidley Austin and Perkins Coie in California, US.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Capital Markets