Prakash Mehta Named to U.S.-India Business Council Board of Directors

(New York) – Prakash H. Mehta, co-leader of the investment management practice at Akin Gump and leader of the firm’s India practice, has been named to the board of directors of the U.S.-India Business Council. The board, which comprises industry leaders from the United States and India, will work to advance the U.S.-India strategic and economic relationship by advocating for policy changes that can lead to greater growth and investment opportunities for businesses in both countries.

Mr. Mehta regularly advises some of the most prominent fund sponsors, investment banks and institutional investors on all aspects of their business, from capital raising and fund formation to implementation of their investment and other business strategies through complex transactions, regulatory investigations and litigation. He also advises clients on manager-level transactions, including seed arrangements, joint ventures and minority stake sales.

Formed in 1975, the U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization made up of 350 top-tier U.S. and Indian companies advancing U.S.-India commercial ties.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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