About Mr Prashant Gupta

Mr Prashant Gupta is the national practice head of capital markets is a partner who represents issuers and underwriters in various equity and debt capital raising transactions, including IPOs, rights issues and QIP offerings, buy-backs, capital restructurings and pre-IPO private placements. Mr Gupta has advised on capital markets transactions that have raised over USD35 billion globally, including the largest Indian IPO (Coal India) and largest bond offering by an Indian group (Vedanta Resources plc). Several of his deals and transactions that he has advised on have been selected as ‘Deals of the Year’ (Asia) by the International Financial Law Review, the 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 USA. Mr Gupta, who is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and the State Bar of California, received his Master of Arts degree in jurisprudence from the University of Oxford.