Gupta

Prateek Gupta

Associate

403.260.0138
pgupta@bdplaw.com
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Education:
University College of London, LLM in Environmental Law and Policy, 2023

Western University, Juris Doctor, 2016

Western University, Master of Science, Geology, 2016

McMaster University, Honours Bachelor of Science, Integrated Science, 2013

Bar admission: Alberta 2017
Industries:
Agribusiness, food and beverage, Life sciences, Oil and gas, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies, Technology
Practice areas:
Business law, Capital markets, Commercial agreements, Corporate governance and disclosure, Energy, Joint ventures and other business combinations, Environmental, social, and governance (ESG), Private equity, Shareholder rights and activism, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions, Regulatory, environmental and Indigenous

Experience

Prateekā€™s business law practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate governance, and corporate finance including start-up company financing:

M&A

  • Negotiating and drafting business combination agreements
  • Local and cross-border share and asset acquisitions and divestitures
  • Due Diligence 

Private Equity

  • Fund structuring for local and international investment funds
  • Strategic private equity investments and dispositions 
  • Angel and seed investments for early-stage companies

Corporate Governance 

  • Incorporation, formation of organization of business associations, including corporations and partnerships 
  • Formations of joint ventures 
  • Negotiating and drafting shareholder and governance agreements
  • Shareholder disputes

Corporate Finance

  • Public debt and equity offerings 
  • Private placements
  • TSX, CSE and TSX Venture Exchange Listings 
  • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements

Community involvement:

Prateek is a member of the Young Professionals Committee of the Canadian Venture Capital Association

Professional history:

Prior to his legal career, Prateek completed geological research in oil and gas exploration and freshwater management. Prateek is currently completing his LLM in Law, focusing his research on environmental governance of private equity funds. 

Languages: 

Prateek speaks Hindi and French

Professional involvement

Professional associations: 

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association