Ankit graduated from the National Law School, Bangalore in 2000 and is also a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. Prior to joining Platinum Partners, Ankit was a partner with an established Indian firm for over 10 years. Ankit joined Platinum Partners in February 2015 and started its Bangalore office. Ankit heads the Mumbai office and also continues to attend to matters in Bangalore. His practice covers domestic and international M&A, private equity, fund formation and other corporate matters. Over the years, Ankit has represented numerous multinational corporations, private equity firms and other corporate clients including 3i, Biocon, Barings Asia, Blackstone, Capital International, CX Partners, Chryscapital, Hewlett Packard, IBM India, Manipal Group, Narayan Hospitals, Macquarie, Shapoorji Pallonji, Shriram Group, Sequoia Capital, Standard Chartered Private Equity and Serco plc.