PRABHAT MEHTA’s practice focuses on domestic and international capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and investment transactions. He has split his career between New York and Asia. Prabhat has extensive experience in a range of securities transactions, including initial public offerings and offerings of high-yield debt, convertible and exchangeable debt, hybrid securities, and structured products. He has represented companies and their underwriters and financial advisors in transactions involving parties in the United States, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. In Asia, Prabhat has led deal teams on capital markets, M&A, joint venture, fund formation, and other transactions in India, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan, among other countries. He has worked with sovereign wealth funds and major financial institutions on several landmark recapitalization transactions.
Prabhat regularly advises investment banks, issuers and other clients on equity derivatives and structured products. His work in equity derivatives includes structuring and executing transactions involving issuers, affiliates and other holders of concentrated positions.
Since the beginning of his career, Prabhat has devoted a significant part of his practice to India-related matters, including securities offerings for major Indian business groups and emerging companies, as well as privatizations, acquisitions, joint ventures, outsourcing and private fund formation.
Prabhat is globally ranked for his work in capital markets, M&A, and corporate law. He has been recognized in Chambers USA (2022) for Derivatives, Chambers Global – India (2017, 2023) and Chambers Asia Pacific – India (2016) for Capital Markets, Who’s Who Legal, and Best Lawyers.