Siddhartha Desai

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  • +91 22 4341 8555
  • Mumbai
Siddhartha Desai, Principal Associate, JSA

Siddhartha specializes in public and private Capital Market transactions. He has advised various issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders on equity offerings such as initial public offerings, rights issues, qualified institutions placements, institutional placement programmes & infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), and debt offerings such as non-convertible debenture issuances.

His scope of work in these transactions included conducting due diligence, drafting & reviewing offer documents, participating in drafting sessions, negotiating transaction agreements and other offering related documents and public filings.

Siddhartha has worked on some of the more significant equity Capital Market transactions in the country – such as the qualified institutions placement by the State Bank of India in January 2014, which is one of India’s biggest qualified institutions placement of equity shares and the initial public offering by Quess Corp Limited in fiscal 2017 which garnered the second highest record of oversubscription (by 147 times) in more than eight years.



Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa



  • B.Com from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics – 2009
  • L.L.B. from University of Mumbai (K. C. Law College) – 2012



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