Prakash Mehta


Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Prakash H. Mehta co-heads the firm’s investment funds and private equity practice group. Mr. Mehta regularly represents a broad range of investment management clients and regularly advises on complex international corporate transactions. He represents investment banks; private equity and hedge fund sponsors; and institutional investors including endowments, large foundations, multilateral organizations and multinational groups.

Mr. Mehta regularly advises some of the more prominent private investment fund sponsors and investment banks on all aspects of their business, from capital raising and fund formation to implementation of their business models via complex transactions. He also evaluates, structures and negotiates private equity-style investments (minority and control), exit transactions (strategic sale, recapitalization, IPO) and other M&A transactions (joint ventures, stock and asset sales).

Consistently ranked in the industry leading publication Chambers and Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, clients laude him for his significant portfolio of international fund work, including emerging markets, and his “deep skill set representing fund sponsors and investors.”