Prashant Gupta

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.

Prashant has been recently recognised by The Economic Times in the prestigious ‘ET 40 under forty’ list of India’s ‘hottest business leaders’ in 2019. He has also been recognised by IFLR in the list as one of “Asia’s Top Lawyers” in 2019 and 2020 and as one of “Asia’s Best Lawyers” in 2021 and among Top 100 Lawyers in IBLJ A-list Lawyers from 2018 to 2021.

Prashant has been ranked as a Band 1 practitioner for Capital Markets in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Ranking 2022. Asialaw Profiles ranked him as Elite Practitioner for Capital Markets, from 2019-22. He has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers, IFLR1000 and Legal 500 and other legal industry publications as one of the leading capital markets practitioners in India and recognised among the Who’s Who Legal “Thought Leaders: Global Elite 2020”, for Capital Markets and he is one of only three “Band 1” ranked capital markets lawyers in India by Chambers Global 2020 and 2021 and has been recognised as a “Market Leader” by IFLR 1000 from 2018-2021. Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2019 quotes, “Prashant Gupta enjoys a formidable reputation in the market, with one client commenting: “I think he’s on top of his game now. I like his decisiveness in taking a position on Indian law. He comes across as resourceful and confident.” His counsel is frequently sought by issuers and underwriters on equity and debt issuances.”

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 Airtel Limited, CL Educate, Coal India, DEN Networks, DLF Limited, Dr. Lals Pathlabs, Eris Lifesciences, Eros International, Federal Bank, HPCL-Mittal Energy, IDFC, IndiaMart, InterGlobe Aviation, Jubilant Foodworks, Lemon Tree Hotels, MakeMyTrip, ONGC, PVR Limited, Power Grid Corporation, PNB Housing Finance, SBI Cards and Payments Services, S Chand & Co, Network18/TV18, TCNS Clothing, Vedanta, Varroc Engineering, Videocon d2h and Yes Bank.

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