Pracheta Bhattacharya

Pracheta Bhattacharya, Principal Associate, JSA

Pracheta practices in the areas of Capital Markets (IPO, QIP, Rights Issues, Offer for Sale, Preferential allotments, buyback in listed space, ADR, GDR etc.).

He has advised domestic and international clients in Capital Markets and Securities related transactions including initial public offerings, qualified institutions placement, rights issues and private placement of equity shares, warrants, non-convertible debentures and bonds. He has also advised clients on delisting of securities, mergers and acquisitions and General Corporate Commercial laws. Recent transactions include the IPOs of Affle India Limited, IRCTC Limited, Galaxy Surfactants Limited and Rossari Biotech Limited, Rights issues by Tata Sponge Iron Limited and Shriram Transport Finance Corporation Limited and the QIPs by The Phoenix Mills Limited and Alembic Pharma Limited. He has also been associated with the restructuring of debt by the Suzlon group in 2020.

He has over a decade of experience in Equity Capital Markets and has worked for several Indian law firms prior to joining JSA, including Luthra & Luthra Law Offices and AZB & Partners.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

 

Publications

  • Contributor – Global Legal Insights – Initial Public Offerings, 3rd Edition (2019)
  • Contributor – Global Legal Insights – Initial Public Offerings, 4th Edition (2020)

 

Education

B.A., LL.B., The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (2010)

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Lead multiple capital markets transactions across sectors, including market intermediaries, technology companies, mining companies, infrastructure companies, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing companies, healthcare companies and real estate companies.
  • Involved with the Suzlon debt restructuring.
  • Involved with the issue of overseas bonds by Lodha Developers.
  • Involved with the first issue of units by a government entity through an infrastructure investment trust route.