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Shailesh Vishnubhai Haribhakti
Chairman
Shailesh Haribhakti & Associates
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Nick Talbot
CEO
IVSC(UK)
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Mark L. Zyla
Chairman
Standards Review Board (IVSC)
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Raj Kumar Bansal
Managing Director & CEO
Edelweiss ARC

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Chander Sawhney
Founder & CEO
Transique Corporate Advisors
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Sahil Narula
Partner
RNC Valuecon LLP
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K.R. Viswanarayan
Corporate Transaction Advisor
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Vineet Rathi
Partner
RNC Valuecon LLP

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Inder Karla
Founder
Transique Corporate Advisors
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Deepika Vijay Sawhney
Founder
Transique Corporate Advisors
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Suraj Malik
Partner
BDO India
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Yagnesh Sanghrajka
Founder and CFO
100X.VC

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Ashish McLaren
Director
Duff & Phelps (Singapore)
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Rajan Wadhawan
Partner
PWC India
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Suharsh Sinha
Partner
AZB & Partners
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Dr. Sanjeev Gemawat
Executive Director (Legal)
Dalmia Bharat Group

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Rahul Dhawan
Corporate Legal Advisor
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Peter Vas
Partner
Loeb Smith Attorneys
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Prantik Mazumdar
Managing Director
Destsu International

Agenda


Panel Discussion


Panel 1: Investment Deals scenario post covid
Panel 2: Valuation - Key in Investment Deals
Panel 3: Tax, Legal and Regulatory Perspective

Key topics


• Outlook of Global Valutaion
• Valuations under IBC
• Valuations for Transactions
• Distressed M&A
• Startup Ecosystem Blooming
• Cross Border M&A
• Deals in COVID times
• Transaction Documentation
• Deal Negotiations
• Due Diligence
• Transaction Tax Planning
• Regulatory Aspects



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Mark was recently named Chairman of the Standards Review Board of the International Valuation Standards Council (“IVSC”). Mark also serves on the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee. Mark is a member of the Business Valuations Committee of the ASA where he also serves as Chairman of the Business Valuation Standards and Technical Issues subcommittees. Mark is on the Advisory Council of the Master of Science in Finance program at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2013, Mark was inducted into the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame. Mark is also Managing Director of Acuitas, Inc. an Atlanta Georgia based valuation and litigation consultancy firm. Mark is the practice leader of the firm’s valuation practice. Mark is a frequent presenter and author on valuation issues. He is on the faculty of the Federal Judicial Center and the National Judicial College teaching business valuation concepts to judges. Mark is author of Fair Value Measurement: Practical Guidance and Implementation 2nd ed published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2013). Mark is also the author of the course, “Fair Value Accounting: A Critical New Skill for All CPAs” published by the AICPA. Mark is also co-author of several portfolios related to Fair Value Measurement published by Bloomberg BNA.


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Mr. Chander Sawhney is the Founder & CEO of Transique Corporate Advisors, a boutique Transaction Advisory firm strategically focused on Valuations| Transactions | Corporate Finance & Deals and Tax, Legal & Regulatory services on Pan India basis. Mr. Chander Sawhney is a Fellow Member of ICAI, a Fellow Member of ICSI and also a Registered Valuer–IBBI. He has over 18 years of Valuation, Transaction advisory and consulting experience. Mr. Sawhney was the Partner & Head of Valuations and also part of the India Leadership Team at Corporate Professionals Capital, a SEBI Registered (Cat-I) Merchant Banker where he served for more than 15 years. He has worked with many mid to large companies in advising them on various Valuation, M&A and Deals including both domestic and cross border transactions. He has exposure of undertaking 1500+ Valuations and 200+ Transactions including valuations for Transactions, Financial Reporting and Regulatory purposes of eminent clients across Industries. Mr. Sawhney has been at the forefront of the development of the valuation profession in India and has served at prestigious positions as a Member of the Central Government (MCA) Committee under Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017, entrusted with the responsibility to recommend/frame the Indian Valuation Standards and advise on Institutional Framework for Regulation and Development of Valuation Profession in India. During his stint at Corporate Professionals, he also acted as the lead Author of 2 unique books on Valuation titled as “Business Valuation in India-beyond the numbers”.


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Mr. Sahil Narula is a techno commercial professional who is heading the valuation division of Rakesh Narula & Company (RNC). He is a third generation entrepreneur and has been instrumental to leapfrog RNC into Valuations for IBC. Mr. Sahil Narula is a member of INSOL, Institution of Engineers & Indian Institute of Valuers. Under his leadership, RNC's valuation services have grown exponentially in terms of team size, international quality of reports, client base and geographical locations. Today, RNC is a preferred consultant for the best industries in the country, having three decades of experience in the field of valuation of Assets for M&A, Bank Lending, Dispute Reso- lution, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Financial Reporting, Statutory Compliances etc. Mr. Sahil Narula has been a speaker at various conferences and summits and has shared his views on Valuations for Insolvency & Bankruptcy and newly framed Registered Valuer.


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Rajan is a graduate in Commerce from the University of Delhi and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 20 years of professional experience on advising domestic and international clients on valuations, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and financial restructuring, purchase price allocation, business plan reviews, transaction support and modalities, finance raising, regulatory assessments and corporate requirements of doing business in India. He leads the Valuation & Strategy nation- al practice at PwC. He has worked for a broad range of top tier Indian and Overseas clients and has extensive experience in the supervision of large valuation and merger and acquisi- tion assignments across industry segments. He has extensive experience of working on cross border acquisitions. Rajan has served as a special invitee to the committee set up by the Govt of India to frame valuation related guidelines. He has also authored the Institute of Chartered Accountant’s of India technical guide on “Estimation of Future Cash Flows and Discount Rates for the purpose of Impairment of Assets”.


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Mr. Viswanarayan brings in a wide-range of expertise and experience of more than 35 years in the areas of corporate legal, finance, taxation, M&A, capital markets and transactions advisory. He has earlier worked at top management positions at prestigious companies including IndiaFirst Life Insurance, Times of India, DSP Merrill Lynch Mutual Fund and Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund. He has also worked in sector specific venture funds at firms including JPMorgan, Urban Infrastructure and LIC HFL AMC. During the early stages of career, he was among the few professionals trained at Merrill Lynch, Princeton, and JP Morgan, New York, in the USA, to develop proficiency critical to delivering in line with developments in the economy.


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Vineet Rathi is chartered accountant with almost couple of decades of experience under his belt. His extensive experience with various types of industries large and small enables him to understand different industries & businesses. This understanding of businesses gets translated into out of the box solutions and value added services to the clients. His specialisation includes Management Risk Advisory and Corporate Finance Services.


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Inder Kalra is the Founder of Transique Corporate Advisors, a boutique Transaction Advisory firm strategically focused on Valuations| Transactions | Corporate Finance & Deals and Tax, Legal & Regulatory services on Pan India basis.He is a Member of ICAI and has been a Rank Holder in the CA final exams. He has also cleared all three levels of the CFA (AIMR). He has over 18 years of experience in Valuation, Transaction advisory and Corporate finance. He has spent most of his career across various renowned corporates including Irevna, HSBC and Sistema Group. During his stint at various corporates, he has gained rich exposure to Equity Research, financial and business modelling, Valuations, Industry research, Corporate Strategy, investment advisory across sectors, During his last Corporate stint at Sistema, Inder was the Additional Director (Strategy) wherein he assisted the Company in designing future growth Strategy and also helped in setting up its investment arm in India. He was also part of the team which completed the first Merger and acquisition transaction in India in the telecom space (RCOM acquisition of MTS India). Inder has rich experience in the Telecom domain both across the Wireless and Wireline business. He has in-depth knowledge of telecom technologies including fibre infrastructure. He has worked on various project in the telecom domain including technology migration. He has gained significant international exposure while dealing with clients and professionals across the globe.


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Ms. Deepika Vijay Sawhney is the Founder of Transique Corporate Advisors, a boutique Transaction Advisory firm strategically focused on Valuations| Transactions | Corporate Finance & Deals and Tax, Legal & Regulatory services on Pan India basis. Ms. Deepika Vijay Sawhney is an Advocate by Profession and Member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association. She has done bachelor of law and is also a Member of the ICSI. Deepika was one of the founding team members and the Partner & head of Securities Laws and Legal practice of Corporate Professionals, Advocates & Solicitors, where she served for more than 18 years in advising corporates on varied legal issues. In course of her Corporate Legal Practice, she has extensively advised big & mid - sized corporate houses, listed companies, market intermediaries and participants on complex matters involving Securities Law including Insider Trading, Takeover and Listing regulations, Market Frauds and Manipulations etc. and regularly represents her clients before Stock Exchanges, SEBI and Securities Appellate Tribunal. She is passionate about Transactions and believes in being a deal maker, finding solutions to the most complex of problems. She has been instrumental in successfully concluding various JV Transactions, Family Settlements, Assets and Business purchases and advising on various aspects of transactions involving negotiations, due diligence and documentation etc.


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Suraj is a Partner with the Tax & Regulatory Services with a focus on Transaction Tax practice. He has over 15 years of diverse experience with large accounting firms and family offices. His areas of expertise include deal structuring, fund structuring, inbound investments, M&A Transactions, corporate restructuring, family offices and private equity. He has led and managed several transactions across multiple sectors such as media, hospitality, real estate, IT/SEZ and other general manufacturing industries. He has also advised and implemented one of the largest family settlements in India and structured and executed succession strategy for HNIs and entrepreneurs. Suraj has spoken on various national and international events organized by the different institutions and also co-authored articles on various M&A related topics.


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Ashish provides advisory services to his clients with regards their mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, purchase price allocation (PPA) exercises, portfolio valuation, asset impairment reviews and other financial reporting valuations. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps in November 2015, Ashish was with PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore for 8 and ½ years in their valuation practice and has advised leading corporates as well as private equity players in the M&A and reporting requirements. Previously, he had experience in India working with leading corporates – Escotel Mobile (now Idea Cellular) and Bharti Airtel – as well as with financial advisors – Lazard and Deloitte. Ashish has worked on deals across borders as well as across varies industries including telecom, precision manufacturing, consumer & retail, food & beverage, healthcare, power generation and infrastructure. He has advised several companies in their M&A, IP valuation and financial reporting valuation requirements. He has also advised various private equity players in their M&A, financial reporting as well as portfolio valuation requirements.


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Rajkumar Bansal, is the Managing Director and CEO of Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company Limited, the largest ARC in the country. He was formerly the Executive Director of IDBI Bank and has more than 33 years of experience in banking, covering both development banking and commercial banking, which includes 8 years in the top management team as Executive Director of IDBI Bank. He has a broad and diversified experience in all functional areas of banking such as Corporate Banking, Project Appraisal, Corporate Debt Restructuring [CDR], Retail Banking, International Banking, Finance & Accounts [CFO], Resources, Recovery, Investments, Treasury, Operations, etc. as top team leader. Rajkumar was the Chairman of CDR Empowered Group and a member of Top Management Committees – Credit, Policy, ALCO, RBS Committee, Fraud Review, Audit Committee of Executives, Investment Committee among others. His major strength and experience is in resolving stressed assets. He has been handling many of the large stressed groups/accounts. He was also appointed as Chairman of ARCIL, by IDBI Bank. His previous board membership includes IDBI Federal Life Insurance Co. Ltd., ISIL, J.K. Lakshmi Cement Ltd., Uttam Value Steels Ltd., SIDBI, UCX, IDBI Asset Management Ltd., NSDL and NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd.


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Mr. Rahul Dhawan is a Member of Bar Council of Delhi and holds an experience of more than 15 years in Corporate Laws, Secretarial matters, FEMA, PMLA and Labour Laws. Rahul was a Joint Partner at Laxshmikumaran & Sridharan in his last serving role post which he started his independent Law practice in 2018. Rahul has advised various clients in their Joint Venture and Acquisition transactions in India including entry-level strategy, conducting Legal Due Diligence; drafting and finalization of Transaction Agreements and also rendering assistance in post-investment Regulatory, Company Law, Secretarial Compliances & IBC matters. He has served clients in sectors such as e-commerce, retail trading, real estate, infrastructure, etc.


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Nick worked in various senior client facing and internal roles in EY and KPMG between 1998 and 2011, before joining the professional body RICS as a Director with global responsibilities. In 2015 Nick was asked to become interim CEO of IVSC and lead a restructure which he did before being offered the full time CEO role by the IVSC Board of Trustees in 2016. Nick worked in various senior client facing and internal roles in EY and KPMG between 1998 and 2011, before joining the professional body RICS as a Director with global responsibilities. In 2015 Nick was asked to become interim CEO of IVSC and lead a restructure which he did before being offered the full time CEO role by the IVSC Board of Trustees in 2016. Since joining the IVSC, Nick has overseen the introduction of technical standards boards for all valuation asset classes. Nick has placed a strong focus on the adoption of IVS which has seen its use increase significantly throughout the world over recent years. He has led efforts to foster and enhance partnerships and collaboration with governments, leading financial and market regulators and other global standards setters. Nick has also overseen a strong growth in the IVSC’s member network, which has almost doubled since 2015 and now includes prominent organisations in all regions of the world.


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A man who has worn many hats in the corporate world & raised standards of various organizations so high, that people consider him as a serial Innovator, Pioneer, Teacher, Speaker, Author, Analyst, Entrepreneur & Citizen of the World (Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam). He is not only a Chartered & Cost Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Financial Planner, Fraud Examiner, but also a Board Chairman, Audit Committee Chairperson, and an Independent Director at some of the country's most pre-eminent organizations. He is a global thought leader in the area of Environment, Social & Governance, and has helped pioneer Indian Economy & Public Policies. He is an ExTech (Exponential Technologies), ESG (Environmental, Leadership Social, Governance) & IR (Integrated Reporting) evangelist. He is also an author of 2 books namely Impactful concepts like IR & Innovating path to Net Zero. He is also a well-known thought leader on the "The Digital Professional" & "Audit Renaissance".He is on the Board of many reputed companies as Chairman, Blue Star Ltd L&T Finance Holdings Ltd* L&T Mutual Fund Trustee Ltd Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd IBS Fintech Planet People & Profit Consulting Pvt Ltd BluevineTechnologies Pvt Ltd


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Peter is a Partner in, and leads/coordinates, the firm’s Banking & Finance and Corporate Groups in Hong Kong.  He provides British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands law advice to banks, other financial institutions, sponsors, insurance companies, other corporate entities and private clients to deal with day-to-day legal issues and complex, strategic matters.  Peter has previously worked as an attorney in Sidley Austin’s London office and the Channel Islands and Hong Kong offices of Mourant Ozannes.  He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB Honours) from the University College of London and a Postgraduate Diploma of Law with Distinction (PGDip Law Dist) from BPP Law School London.


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Prantik is an entrepreneur & venture investor and acts as a Digital Transformation Catalyst in organizations to drive sustainable change and impact. After pursuing a major in Computer Engineering & a minor in Technopreneurship from the National University of Singapore (NUS), he kick-started his career with the Singapore government (Enterprise Singapore) to drive international trade promotion for the island state. He started his entrepreneurial journey with Happy Marketer in 2011 where he spent a decade building & scaling up one of the best and most awarded independent digital marketing services firm in the region that served brands like Standard Chartered Bank, Income, Great Eastern Life, Royal Brunei Airlines, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks, Ping An, Grab, Shopee, GoJek, Kimberly Clark, PropertyGuru, PegiPegi, Starhub, Singtel, Nanyang Business School, Kaplan, INSEAD amongst many of it's prestigious clients. In February 2019, he had a successful exit when Happy Marketer was sold to an American digital enterprise called Merkle, which is part of Dentsu International, the largest Japanese advertising conglomerate. He is currently serving as the Managing Director of the CXM Group at Dentsu Singapore.