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The United Arab Emirates and India have consensually signed the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA). IVCA members (Indian investors) were invited to participate and interact with both the Government of India and Government of UAE. The event was held in Dubai on 28th March 2022 and 29th March 2022 respectively. It was well attended in presence of the Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal.


IVCA hosted its 11th edition of annual flagship event IVCA Conclave 2022 from 8th to 10th Mar, 2022. We had a remarkable participation with 100+ speakers and 600 + delegates registered from PE/ VC Funds, LPs, Family Offices, Policymakers & Regulators and other ecosystem partners. As diversity is one of the major initiatives that IVCA strives to achieve, around 25% women speakers participated.

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An eminent jury Mr. UK Sinha, Ex- Chairman, SEBI, Mr. Deepak Bagla, Managing Director, Invest India, Ms. Anita George, Ex- Managing Director, CDPQ, Ms. Maria Kozloski, Vice President, Innovative Finance, Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Vivek Pandit, Senior Partner, Mckinsey & Co. selected and announced the winners of the IVCA PE/VC awards which is now in its 5th Edition. This year focused on recognising funds who are investing for the first time in Indian companies and who have been creating job's through their investments, investors who backed start-ups across impact sectors and for outstanding achievements at action on Gender diversity.


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The conclave ended with an in person networking event at AER, Four Seasons, Mumbai attended by over 140 delegates.


IVCA in association with Inventus law hosted a webinar on Structuring India - US investments. It was a super engaging session covering the common structures for India - US investments, setting up of a parallel structure with contractual rights and a "put option" to help investors sell their shares to the US parent company in the event of a sale of the business.


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IVCA meeting was organised with Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and Information Technology of India on 29th March 2022 to discuss the IVCA suggestions on Blended Finance through a Fund of Funds structure announced in Budget 2022-23.


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Updates for the month of March

A meeting was organised for Mr. Gopal Srinivasan with Shri Ajay Seth, Secretary DEA on 28th March 2022 to discuss the IVCA suggestions on Blended Finance through a Fund of Funds structure announced in Budget 2022-23 and for relaxation of certain conditions for investment by a manager / sponsor of an AIF in India into an AIF set-up in IFSC at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City ('GIFT City').

Meeting was organised with Dr. Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary on 28th March 2022 to discuss about the Insurance money of Defence sector and how a portion of that can be allocated to funds.

Meeting with National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) was conducted on 3rd March 2022. The agenda was to discuss how our industry (PE/VC) can contribute to the story of India @100.

IVCA submitted representation to Shri Sanjay Malhotra, new Finance Secretary Department of Financial Services and Department of Economic Affairs(DEA) on Blended Finance through a Fund of Funds structure announced in Budget 2022-23.

Representation was submitted to Shri Ajay Seth, Secretary DEA on 25th march 2022 requesting for relaxation of certain conditions for investment by a manager / sponsor of an AIF in India into an AIF set-up in IFSC at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City ('GIFT City').

IVCA - Advocacy March 2022

IVCA in the News

IVCA and its members received wide media coverage in March 2022 with 57 coverage coming across online, TV, and print media. Click here to view the updates for the month of March 2022.

Sidbi keen on coming out with venture debt scheme: CMD S Ramann

Financial Express | Economic Times

Venture capitalists play pivotal role in startup ecosystem, economic growth: Piyush Goyal

ANI | The Print

 
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Tax concerns for PE VC funds
By: Nishant Shah Rahul Charkha Arpita Choudhary, ELP
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