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West Zone - Subject Company – Welspun India Ltd. – Season 2015-16

posted Sep 8, 2015, 11:40 PM by Research Challenge India   [ updated Sep 8, 2015, 11:41 PM ]

West Zone – Welspun India Ltd.

Ticker: 514162 (BSE), WELSPUNIND (NSE)

Sector -  Textiles

Website -

Profile: Welspun is global textile force with innovation leadership and strong consumer focus, began its journey 27 years ago.  It has zero discharge manufacturing facilities that respect & maintain the delicate ecological balance. Welspun is India’s first company to start selling carbon credit. It ranked no 1 in “Top 15 Home Textile Supplier Giants to USA” by Home Textiles & Today Magazine. It has two world-class, state of the art textile manufacturing facilities in India- Anjar (Gujarat) and Vapi. Welspun is the third largest home textiles company globally Highly effective Corporate Social Value initiatives centered on three core areas- Education, Empowerment & Health and Environment Trusted and preferred suppliers to 14 of the top 30 global retail giants Wal-Mart, J C Penney, Target and Macy’s. It has dominant presence in fifty countries across the world with a distribution network in over 32 countries including USA, Canada, UK and Australia. An astounding 97 per cent of Welspun’s total produce is exported across around the world.

Students are requested to start their own readings/secondary research on the company. We will announce the Con Call date shortly. Please email us at for any questions. To check your college zone, please click here

Official Rules – 2015-16

2.4 Research

Only Team Members may conduct research on the Subject Company for the purposes of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. Teams may use only publicly available information6 in conducting their research.

a) Teams may utilize their Industry Mentor and/or Faculty Adviser as resources, but may not enlist the help of any other professionals in conducting research specific to the Subject Company.

b) The Written Reports and Presentations should be prepared from the perspective of an independent research analyst.

c) Teams can read existing research on the Subject Company, but all analysis should be their own; they may not copy analysis (i.e., plagiarize) from another source into their Written Reports or Presentations. Sourced information should be properly cited using a generally accepted citation system.

d) Teams may not have contact with the Subject Company for the purposes of the CFA Institute Research Challenge other than during the below-described informational session and the one permitted follow-up communication.

The Subject Company may provide Teams with an informational session. The informational session may include a question and answer session during which time Teams may pose questions to the Subject Company and the Subject Company may respond. Teams may send one follow-up communication to the Subject Company. When contacting the Subject Company, each Team must confine its contact to those corporate officers who normally interact with investors, such as IR officers, CEO’s or CFO’s. Teams may not contact the Subject Company for the purposes of the CFA Institute Research Challenge other than the informational session, the question-and-answer session, and the one permitted follow-up communication.

Teams may contact the Subject Company’s customers, competitors, former employees, and suppliers in conducting research, including surveys; however, each Team Member must identify him/herself as a student and disclose his/her participation in the CFA Institute Research Challenge.

Prior to contacting the Subject Company, its customers, competitors, former employees, or suppliers, the Team must submit its questions to the Faculty Adviser or Industry Mentor. The Faculty Adviser or Industry Mentor must participate in each contact but only for the purpose of ensuring that no material non-public information is discussed. Faculty Advisers and Industry Mentors are not permitted to ask any questions or provide any opinions on the Subject Company. The Faculty Adviser or Industry Mentor time while monitoring this kind of contact will not count towards the maximum number of hours allotted for Faculty Adviser or Industry Mentor involvement.