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Prakash Mehta

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
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Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation - USA

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Prakash Mehta has an excellent reputation across the private funds industry. Clients observe that he is "an outstanding attorney who has the unique ability to provide technical expertise along with practical commercial advice."
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Prakash Mehta advises some of the world’s most prominent fund sponsors, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and other institutional investors. He provides strategic advice on private equity-style investments, exit transactions, joint ventures, and stock and asset sales. He also counsels on investor portfolio company matters and serves as corporate counsel to public and private portfolio companies. Representative work includes advising on economically transformative private equity, venture capital and infrastructure fund manager-level transactions, including seed arrangements, joint ventures and minority stake sales; counseling funds on restructuring shale-play investments impacted by volatility in the energy sector; providing advice on debt and equity investments in shipping and entertainment assets around the world; assisting Asian clients on U.S. inbound investments in a variety of sectors; and representing limited partner advisory boards regarding zombie fund manager disputes, with extensive work on funds divorce matters involving fund principals and investors. He is co-leader of the firm’s investment management practice, leader of the India practice and member of the management committee.

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Advisory council, Committee for Global Thought, Columbia University; Board of directors, U.S.-India Business Council; Advisory council, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council

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BS, Georgetown University; JD, Georgetown University Law Center

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