IFLR India Capital Markets Forum 2013- Agenda


11 December, 2013- Four Seasons Mumbai



Download the agenda and registration form (pdf).

9:00 Registration

9:40 Chair's opening remarks: Ashley Lee, IFLR

9:45 India securities market outlook

  • Impact of the changes to foreign ownership policies
  • Regulatory updates from Sebi, RBI and FIPB
  • How market intermediaries can reduce the time to market without compromising on diligence or disclosure
  • New products for fundraising
  • How the new Companies Act will affect securities transactions

Mohit Saraf, senior partner, Luthra & Luthra (chair)
Ramesh Srinivasan
, joint managing director, Kotak Mahindra Capital
Amit Thawani
, executive director – investment banking, Nomura Financial Advisory & Securities (India)
Atulya Sharma
, head of legal (India sub continent & Mauritius), Deutsche Bank
Ranganath Char
, managing director, investment banking, JM Financial Institutional Services
Manan Lahoty, partner, Luthra & Luthra

11:00 Coffee and Networking

11:30 Debt and equity- linked offerings: New trends and restructuring in a difficult market

  • Overview of the state of the market for FCCB and debt issuances
  • New trends: Credit enhanced transactions and regulatory capital
  • Restructuring: Trends in liability management and the impact of currency volatility on managing liabilities
  • Bondholder litigation: Trends and lessons learnt
  • CDR process: Interplay between secured lenders and other creditors

Dean Lockhart, partner, Linklaters (chair)
Pradeep Ratnam
, group general counsel, Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services
Gaurav Maria, vice president, equity capital and derivative markets, JP Morgan
Pallavi Gopinath Aney
, managing associate, Linklaters
Rahul Gulati, TT&A


12:30 Lunch

13:40 International debt: High yield boost?

  • Post-Rolta: High yield options for Indians
  • Creating a fully-developed set of covenants to match international high yield precedent
  • Deciding between SEC-registered, Rule 144a and Reg S
  • Weighing up international versus local debt, dependant on the market
  • Could the offshore holding company structure popular in China work for India?
  • What needs to happen to improve tax inefficiencies and plug regulatory leakages for India high yield to flourish
  • Repatriation structures


Siddhartha Sivaramakrishnan, partner, Herbert Smith Freehills (chair)
Rakesh Garg, managing director, investment banking division, Barclays
Vikas Rathee
, head, corporate finance and M&A, Suzlon Energy
Stephen Peepels
, partner, DLA Piper

14:40 Moving on from OFS and IPP

  • Review of public float requirements: Sebi enforcement
  • Strengthening corporate governance for domestic equity listings
  • How to prepare IPOs to contend with increased Sebi attention on valuations and multiples
  • Integrating put options as a safety net?
  • Post-Unilever: How to make open offers successful

Varoon Chandra, partner, AZB & Partners (chair)
Sumit Jalan
, head, India capital markets, Credit Suisse
Pankaj Jaju
, executive director, investment banking, Axis Capital
Padmaja Chakravarty
, senior vice president, Citigroup
Lionel D’Almeida
, senior associate, AZB & Partners

15:40 Coffee

16:10 Viable overseas listing opportunities

  • Is there still a market for listing overseas rather than domestically
  • Identifying which companies and industries will benefit from looking abroad
  • The impact of the Ministry of Finance’s press release suggesting Indian companies will soon be able to list abroad without a domestic listing
  • Ensuring the timeline leads to the best time to launch
  • Working with US legislative demands (Jobs Act, SEC process)
  • Deciding which accounting regime to use


Varoon Chandra, partner, AZB & Partners (chair)
Ruetveij Pandya
, executive director and assistant general counsel, JP Morgan
Bhavna Thakur
, director, head of equity capital markets origination, Citigroup
Ajay Vaidya
, chief legal & compliance director, Kotak Mahindra Capital
Arun Chatterjee
, vice president & relationship manager, BNY Mellon

17:10 Chair's closing remarks

17:20 Cocktails:
sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills



CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Ajay Vaidya
, chief legal & compliance director, Kotak Mahindra Capital
Ruetveij Pandya
, executive director and assistant general counsel, JP Morgan
Jeremy Webb
, partner, Linklaters
Pankaj Jaju
, executive director, investment banking, Axis Capital
Rakesh Garg
, managing director, investment banking division, Barclays
Ramesh Srinivasan
, joint managing director, Kotak Mahindra Capital
Mohit Saraf
, senior partner, Luthra & Luthra
Rahul Chawla
, head of GMSG, India, Credit Suisse
Bhavna Thakur
, director, head of equity capital markets origination, Citigroup Global Markets
Aloke Gupte
, head, equity-linked origination Asia-Pacific, JP Morgan
Sumit Jalan
, head, India capital markets, Credit Suisse
Vikas Rathee
, head, corporate finance and M&A, Suzlon Energy
Mrinal Parekh, equity and equity-linked origination, capital markets, Deutsche Bank
Pallavi Gopinath Aney, managing associate, Linklaters
Varoon Chandra
, partner, AZB & Partners
Amit Thawani
, executive director – investment banking, Nomura Financial Advisory & Securities (India)
Atulya Sharma
, head of legal (India sub continent & Mauritius), Deutsche Bank
Manan Lahoty, partner, Luthra & Luthra













Sponsor

 

   


Supporting Association



Media Partner
  

 



The magazine

Winter 2019/2020

ESG survey: Fifty shades of green

Environmental, social and governance concerns are no longer an afterthought – but opinions and standards still vary

International briefings

Quick Poll

Is consolidation a good thing for the EU financial sector?


Women in Business Law Group

IFLR's Wibl networking group provides a platform for inclusive debate around fostering female talent in the profession.

Visit its LinkedIn page to find out more, and IFLR's awards page for details on the annual ceremonies.