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Mark the Date: December 13th - CFA Institute Research Challenge in India - National Final and Panel discussion on Investment outlook for Indian Equities

posted Nov 29, 2011, 9:43 AM by Biharilal Deora CFA   [ updated Nov 30, 2011, 7:32 PM ]
We are pleased to invite you to the National Finals  of the CFA Institute Research Challenge in India 2011-2012  in Mumbai followed by a 1 hour panel discussion amongst investment management experts on “Investment outlook for Indian equities” on Tuesday 13th December 2011.
The four zonal winners (who have emerged after a gruelling competition amongst 32 leading business schools of the country) will present their equity research. These are:
  • IFMR Chennai. South Zone Winner, subject company – Coromandel International,
  • IIM Shillong, East Zone Winner, subject company – Emami Ltd,
  • IIT Bombay, West Zone Winner, subject company – Marico Ltd and
  • IIFT Delhi, North Zone Winner, subject company – Petronet LNG.

Each team will make a presentation to a distinguished panel of judges. The students would be required to make their investment case in 10 minutes to be followed with Q&A by panel of judges for another 10 minutes. Two teams that emerge as winners from amongst these four teams will have the opportunity to represent India in the Asia Pacific Finals to be held in Hong Kong (16 countries across Asia Pac will compete here) on 2nd March 2012.

The event will be followed by a panel discussion amongst the industry experts on “Investment outlook for Indian equities”.
Judges for the event and panelists for the panel discussion include:
  • Sunil Singhania CFA, Head Equities, Reliance Mutual Fund and President, IAIP
  • Ratnesh Kumar, Managing Director and Head, Standard Chartered Securities India (SCSI)
  • Alan Meder CFA, SVP and Chief Risk Officer, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and Vice Chairman, Board of Governors, CFA Institute
  • Other panellists – under confirmation- names to be communicated
Date/Time:  Tuesday, 13th December 2011, 16.00hr
Venue:  Bloomberg office, Mumbai (View on Google Map)
16F, Tower 2B, One Indiabulls centre, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Please note that prior confirmation is essential for security clearances. Please confirm by replying to this email and registering online here. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Registration: 16:00hr
Member Fee: No Charge
Non-Member Fee: Nominal Fees
Dinner will be served.
Detailed program
Registration starts:   4:15 PM
Research Challenge: 5:00 PM sharp
Panel discussion: 6:45 PM (1 hour) 
Networking and Dinner: 8:00 PM
Indian Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP) has been working very closely with the long term corporate partners and sponsors for the CFA Institute Research Challenge in India – National Stock Exchange (NSE), Bloomberg and Bloomberg UTV. We thank them for their significant commitment and support and their close engagement with IAIP has enabled us to take this initiative to the next level.
Please contact IAIP representative, Kabir/Elizabeth at or Call +91 72083 03217/ +91 98921 07272  for any additional information or help. As usual, this event will also give IAIP members and non-members a very good forum to interact, network and discuss other matters of mutual interest