Samarth Gupta is a Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. With 10 years’ post-qualification experience.
Samarth mostly works on matters pertaining to Mergers and Acquisitions, General Corporate and Insurance regulatory. He has managed and supervised teams on several multi- million dollar transactions, end-to-end, across various sectors – including insurance, healthcare, infrastructure, defence & aerospace – with market recognition as one of the leading practitioners for M&A in the Indian insurance sector.
Apart from transactional matters, Samarth regularly advises national and international clients on complex non-contentious insurance regulatory mandates. He also has significant experience of planning and conducting investigations of whistle-blower complaints followed up by recommending and assisting with implementing remedial measures.
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The Department of Investment and Public Assets Management, Government of India on the pre-IPO regulatory preparations (including preparing amendments to key legislations) to the IPO of a public insurance Once concluded, this IPO will be the largest IPO in India, so far.
A reputed international PE fund on their investment in a data-centre company for a 25% stake by subscription to CCPS as well as equity shares, for US$ 235 Recognized as one of the “Deals of the Year”, 2020 by India Business Law Journal.
One of Africa’s largest healthcare provider on the sale of its entire equity stake of 49.7% in one of India’s largest hospital networks to another Indian operator of hospitals backed by a reputed international PE fund, for US$ 225
One of India’s largest financial conglomerates on the sale of its entire equity stake in its health insurance subsidiary to a consortium, at an enterprise value of US$ 250 million; and on application to the IRDA for the transaction approval, subsequent to its execution.
Promoters of North India’s largest hospital network on the purchase of 7.5% equity stake in the hospital network from an international finance corporation, for US$ 70 million.
Reputed Indian wealth management company on the transfer of its assets under advisory, worth US$ 700 million, to one of India’s largest wealth managers and investment
A foreign promoter of an Indian infrastructure company in the public lighting solutions space on buyout of their Indian partner’s stake in the Indian joint venture
An Indian promoter of a leading Indian life insurance company on its exit from the insurer by way of stake sale to existing shareholders for US$ 150 million.
A Foreign investor on the equalization of its stake with that of the Indian promoter in their Indian joint venture, operating one of India’s largest hospital networks, for US$ 125 million.
An Indian promoter on the restructuring of its life insurance joint venture for an incremental capital commitment of approximately US$ 110 million.
A Foreign investor on acquisition of 26% equity stake in one of India’s largest hospital networks for US$ 100 million, through combination of primary and secondary acquisition.
One of India’s largest conglomerates on structuring, setting-up and restructuring their Indian life insurance joint venture with a reputed European insurer for an initial capital commitment of approximately US$ 50
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Bar Council of Delhi
B.Sc. LL.B, (Hons.), National Law University, Jodhpur (2011)
Lead Counsel for Carlyle Group’s investment in Nxtra Data Limited (Airtel’s data-centre subsidiary), which was recognised as one of the “Deals of the Year”, 2020 by India Business Law Journal.
Recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a “Next Generation Partner” in Insurance practice, for 2020-22
Recommended by Legal500 Asia Pacific, 2021 for White-Collar Crimes.
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