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Prashant Gupta

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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

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Capital Markets


Mr. Prashant Gupta is a Partner and National Practice Head for Capital Markets in the Firm. He represents both issuers and underwriters in various equity and debt capital raising transactions, including, 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 USD 35.0 billion globally including the largest Indian IPO (Coal India) and largest bond offering by an Indian group (Vedanta Resources plc). Several of his deals have been selected as "Deals of the Year" (Asia) by International Financial Law Review (IFLR), India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) and Asian-MENA Counsel. He has also acted on various significant international transactions by India-focused companies, including IPOs in the United States (NASDAQ/NYSE) by MakeMyTrip, Amira Nature Foods, Eros International, Videocon d2h and Azure Power Global.

Prashant has advised on equity and bond offerings by issuers across various industries, including Apollo Tyres, Azure Power, Amira Nature Foods, AU Small Finance Bank, Bharti Infratel, CL Educate, Coal India, DEN Networks, DLF Limited, Dr. Lals Pathlabs, Eris Lifesciences, Eros International, Federal Bank, HPCL-Mittal Energy, IDFC, InterGlobe Aviation, Jubilant Foodworks, MakeMyTrip, ONGC, PC Jeweller, Power Grid Corporation, PNB Housing Finance, S Chand & Co, Network18/TV18, Vedanta, Videocon d2h, and Yes Bank.

Prashant has been highly recommended by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global (as Band 1), IFLR 1000 and Legal 500, among other 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 and has been recognised as a “Market Leader” by IFLR 1000 in 2018 and 2019. Since 2016, he has been selected as one of the top 100 private practise lawyers in India by India Business Law Journal every year. Prashant was also accorded the Partner of the Year award at the IDEX Legal Awards in 2015, and was nominated by The Asian Lawyer Awards as the Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year in 2014.


Prashant Gupta has been a Partner with the Firm since 2010. Prior to joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Prashant was an associate with the U.S. law firms Sidley Austin LLP and Perkins Coie LLP in California, USA.


English, Hindi


Bar Council of Delhi, State Bar of California


B.A. (Juris) & M.A. (Juris), University of Oxford, England; B.Com (Hons.); Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi”


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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co is adept at handling the whole spectrum of debt and equity offerings, particularly for a client base of investment banks and issuers. The team recently advised Azure Power on the issue of $500m worth of green bonds and represented Kotak Mahindra Capital Company and J.P. Morgan India as the two managers in the $2bn buyback of shares from Infosys. The client base also includes UBS Securities, Yes Bank, Eris Lifesciences and HPCL-Mittal Energy. The practice is headed by Prashant Gupta, and chairman Shardul Shroff is well known in this space.

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