AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Forum India 2015

1-2 December 2015 l Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Activity increased throughout 2014 against the backdrop of the Modi Government and its focus on creating an investor-oriented climate, a stable tax and regulatory environment and business-friendly policies.

Although sentiment has improved and LPs that were reluctant to commit in previous years are revisiting the market, securing commitments will still be a challenge especially when you consider the lack of returns. However, the optimism around the economy and compelling macro story means that Indian GP's that implement the right model should be able to find quality deals and delivers consistent returns.

Another development is the rise of e-commerce, inspiring would be entrepreneurs with the necessary talents to join the start-up revolution. India's growing tech industry is capturing the interest of venture capitalist, corporate titans, angel investors and private equity firms as they search for the next billion dollar company.

Join the AVCJ India Forum this December and discover the strategies that GPs are employing to avoid past mistakes as they attempt to harness the opportunity presented by the Indian macro landscape and deliver on the promise of this intriguing market.

Make sure you are present at the country's longest running and most prestigious industry event to find out the latest on deal sourcing, exit opportunities, the fundraising market whilst networking with a host of LPs from across the globe.

Why join us?

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Key reasons to attend:

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Discover where the Indian opportunity stands now

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Analyse whether things have really changed on the ground since last year

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Examine the latest on valuations, fundraising and exits

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Discuss how GP's are selling the Indian investment story

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Find out whether LPs will be re-investing in India

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Learn how is the VC landscape shaping up

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Determine whether India could be the birthplace of the next wave of e-commerce giants

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Explore what has been the driving force behind the emergence of the Start-up economy

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Find out where private debt fits in an LP's allocation strategy

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Network with more than 280 attendees from 14 countries

 

Keynotes

Peter Casey

Executive Chairman, CLADDAGH RESOURCES; Author, THE WORLD'S GREATEST COMPANY

Samiran Chakraborty

Director, Head, South Asia Macro Research, Global Research, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

Sanjay Nayar

Chief Executive Officer KKR India

Renuka Ramnath

Founder, MD & CEO, MULTIPLES ALTERNATE ASSET MANAGEMENT


Leading GPs and LPs confirmed are:

Markus Ableitinger

Managing Director & Co-head of Investment Management Asia, CAPITAL DYNAMICS

Sanjeev Aga

Former MD, IDEA CELLULAR; Director, MAHINDRA LOGISTICS; Advisory Operating Partner, KEDAARA CAPITAL...

Manish Aggarwal

Partner - Corporate Finance, Infrastructure & Government Services & Head – Energy and Natural Resources,...

Bijal Ajinkya

Partner, KHAITAN & CO

Amit Anand

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, JUNGLE VENTURES

Manik Arora

Founder & Managing Director, IDG VENTURES INDIA

Rubi Arya

Vice Chairman & Director, MILESTONE CAPITAL ADVISORS

Samonnoi Banerjee

Principal BAIN CAPITAL ADVISORS (INDIA)

Mintoo Bhandari

Senior Partner, APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT; Managing Partner, AION CAPITAL PARTNERS

Pramod Bhasin

Founder and Vice Chairman, GENPACT; Advisory Operating Partner, KEDAARA CAPITAL

Rahul Chowdhri

Managing Director and Co-Founder, HELION VENTURE PARTNERS

Prateek Dhawan

Managing Director, EVERSTONE CAPITAL

Pamela Fung

Principal, MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS

Nupur Garg

‎Regional Lead - Private Equity Funds, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION

Vikram Hosangady

Head - Transactions & Restructuring and National Leader - Private Equity KPMG INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED...

Aviral Jain

Vice President, SIGULER GUFF

Gopal Jain

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, GAJA CAPITAL

Tetsuya Koide

Managing Director, MGI GROUP INDIA

Sanjay Kukreja

Managing Director, CHRYSCAPITAL

Yogesh Mahansaria

Founder and CEO, ALLIANCE TIRE GROUP

Peter Martisek

Director, BLACKROCK PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS

Darren Massara

Managing Partner, NEWQUEST CAPITAL PARTNERS

Raghubir Menon

Partner, AMARCHAND & MANGALDAS & SURESH A. SHROFF & CO.

Alagappan Murugappan

Managing Director, CDC GROUP

Vish Narain

Country Head, TPG GROWTH INDIA

Shankar Narayanan

Managing Director, THE CARLYLE GROUP

Sanjay Nath

Co-Founder and Managing Director, BLUME VENTURES

Giovanni Davide Orsi

Investment Principal, COLLER CAPITAL

Gautham Radhakrishnan

Partner, TATA OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Mohit Ralhan

Managing Partner, TIW PRIVATE EQUITY

Jason Sambanju

Head of Asia, Private Equity Secondaries, DEUTSCHE BANK PRIVATE EQUITY

Ameera Shah

Managing Director and CEO, METROPOLIS HEALTHCARE

Niren Shah

Managing Director, NORWEST VENTURE PARTNERS

Sunish Sharma

Managing Partner, KEDAARA CAPITAL ADVISORS LLP

Pavninder Singh

Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL ADVISORS (INDIA) PVT LTD

Padmanabh (Paddy) Sinha

Managing Partner,Private Equity TATA CAPITAL

Srinath Srinivasan

Chief Executive Officer, OMAN INDIA JOINT INVESTMENT FUND

Venkatesh Srinivasan

Managing Director, EVERSTONE CAPITAL

Rajesh Srivastava

Chairman and Managing Director, RABO EQUITY ADVISORS

Jaganath Swamy

Vice President, HARBOURVEST PARTNERS (ASIA) LIMITED

Pradeep Tagare

Director, INTEL CAPITAL INDIA

Wen Tan

Partner, FLAG SQUADRON ASIA


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