Workshop on PE/VC Financing Mumbai

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Workshop on PE/VC Financing – 29th September, Mumbai


Private equity is an increasingly important source of finance for companies with high-growth potential. The goal of private equity is to recognise and help businesses achieve their objectives for growth by providing them with finance, strategic advice and information at critical stages of their development.

i-Deals Network upcoming workshop on Private Equity Financing will help you understand the technicalities of private equity financing process and will equip with information required to raise funds to set up or expand the company.

Who should attend:

  • Entrepreneurs and companies looking to raise fund
  • CEOs, CXOs, CFOs, MDs and Senior Management
  • Executives of the M&A team
  • Directors of Strategic Planning & Financial Directors
  • Corporate/General/In-house Counsel
  • Company Secretaries
  • Individual, Private and Institutional investors
  • I-Banks, Professional Advisers, Law Firms & Consultants
  • Investment/Fund Managers

What You Can Learn :

  • Understand fund perspective on how they will look into your business before investing
  • Preparing for raising fund – Business Plan, Due Diligence, Valuation and Investment model
  • Fund Raising process – finding, selecting, negotiation, closing Investment deals and Exit Strategies
  • Modes of private equity financing – Equity, Venture Capital, Venture Debt and Mezzanine
  • Risk Evaluation by PE Fund – Financial Risk, Legal Risk, Commercial Risk
  • Legal documentation and pre and post-financing issues
  • The exit strategies – process, timing, route and how to maximize value


Introduction to Private Equity financing process

• Writing a Business Plan
• Legal, tax, finance & transaction Advise
• Finding Private Equity to fund your business
• Due Diligence & data review
• Term Sheet (Listing & Negotiation)
• Investment model
• Management Composition
• Exit plan

Modes of Private Equity Financing

• Stages of fund raising
• Different modes and investment instruments by which funds may be raised, namely:
– Equity
– Preferential capital
– Debt
• Legal and statutory compliances
– Companies Act
– Other applicable laws and regulations
• Corporate reorganization
– Buy outs
– Re capitalization
• Case Studies

Risks evaluation by investors before investing into business

• Financial Risk
• Legal Risk
• Commercial Risk
• Other Deal Related Risk

Key legal issues in the Private Equity process

• Pre- Financing:
– Term Sheet
– Deal Structuring
– Deal Documentation
• Post – Financing
– Corporate Governance
– Stock Transfer Restrictions

Exit from Investment

• Exit Routes
– Strategic Sale / M&A
– Secondary Sale
– Public Market Sale
– Buy Back/Call/Put Option
• Preferable Exit route in the current scenario
• Working for an Exit:
– Managing Investor’s Expectation
– How to increase the value
– Timing The exit
– New Companies Law Implication


Abhishek Sharman, Founder and MD, Carpediem Capital Partners

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Abhishek Sharman is Founder and Managing Director at Carpediem Capital Partners, an SME focused private equity firm targeting investments in consumer and services focused themes. He was previously Principal at India Equity Partners, a $350Mn India focused private equity fund. During his tenure at IEP, he worked across diverse sectors such as Healthcare, Education, Managed Services, Consumer and Financial services. He has served on the boards of Ikya Human Capital Solutions, ILFS Education, Sagar Ratna Restaurants, RG Stone Hospitals and Axiss Dental and also played key role in IEP’s investments in Coldex and Manappuram. Prior to IEP, he was an investment professional with SUN Group, a private equity firm focused on emerging markets, primarily Russia and India, with $2Bn in investments.
Mr. Sharman has close a decade of experience in private equity and has played a key role in investing, portfolio management and exits across more than 15 companies. Mr. Sharman serves as a member of economic affairs sub-committee of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). Mr. Sharman received a management degree from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and an engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Dilip Dusija, Executive Director,Ernst & Young India LLP

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Dilip Dusija is Executive Director- Corporate Finance , Leader – Private Equity Services with Ernst & Young India. He has worked for more than 14years as a seasoned Investment banking professional having experience in deal making as well as transaction support with specialization in Private Equity Services. He has also worked with professional organizations like Axis Bank, Ernst & Young, RSM & Co (now PWC) and KPMG. Also, he has end to end experience from origination till completion of a transaction, even covering transaction support activities such as due diligence and structuring. He plays an active role in networking with Private Equity Funds and Promoters of mid-market growth oriented companies. He is also a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Karan Kalra, Co-Head Banking & Finance Practice, Nishith Desai Associates

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Karan, based out of Mumbai, is a senior member of the Corporate and Securities practice at Nishith Desai Associates and also co-heads the Banking and Finance practice at the firm. Karan’s practice primarily focuses on banking and structured finance transactions, private equity and venture capital investments, merger and acquisitions and generally corporate advisory matters. He has advised various clients across several jurisdictions and sectors with a specific industry focus on the financial services sector.

Imran Jafar,General Partner,Gaja Capital

Imran is a General Partner at Gaja Capital (

Gaja is India’s leading mid-market growth capital firm. Gaja’s aim is to help create India’s next generation of market leaders and has invested in sectors such as Education, Consumer and Financial Services.

Imran has 17 years of experience in Private Equity, Pharmaceuticals and Technology services in India. Prior to Gaja, Imran worked in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility at Dr. Reddy’s and Wipro Technologies.

At Gaja, Imran leads investments in the Education and Consumer clusters. He has been closely involved with Gaja’s investments in SportzVillage (Sports management), EuroKids (Pre-K and K12), John Distilleries (AlcoBev), CL Educate (Supplemental Education), Indus World Schools (K12), Educomp (Education- diversified) and Millennium Schools (K12).

Imran has post graduate degrees in software engineering from BITS-Pilani and an MBA from IIM-Bangalore

OUR Partners

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Media Partner

Associate Partner

Our Venue

Hotel Lalit
Sahar Airport Road
Andheri East
Maharashtra 400059

Registration Details

Fee Details Mumbai:

Standard Fee : INR 15000 + Service Tax (per delegate)

Early bird discount : 10% off till 23rd September i.e. INR 13,500 + 15% Service Tax (per delegate)

Group discount (for 3 or more delegate) : INR 12000 + Service Tax (per delegate)

In case of queries, please email us at or call Ms Heena on +91 9654394797

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