HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY 1 #MIC

The Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) hosted the first edition of Maximum India Conclave (MIC), which aims to add India as an opportunity for LPs looking to invest in India and enhancing investments for LPs who already have exposure. Designed to share knowledge, insights, deep research on sectors, themes, and build a collaborative, supportive investment community, Day 1 kicked off virtually on October 6.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY 1 #MIC
6th October 2021

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon'ble Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister graced the event with her keynote address

"Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has actually taken several liberal steps in order that the AIF regulatory framework is more facilitative for the Industry. Different categories of AIF have also been given more flexibility in undertaking investments as per the opportunities, which are available for them", said the Hon'ble Minister.

Welcome Address by Renuka Ramnath Chairperson, IVCA & Founder, MD and CEO, Multiples Alternate Asset Management
The risk capital will play a very pivotal role in building the India of our lives – the five trillion dollar economy. This conference is an endeavor to get all the participants from government, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, investment managers, and professional services to showcase that compelling India opportunity, said Ms. Ramnath

Keynote Address by Uday Kotak Managing Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited
India’s moment started a few years ago and is now fully blooming, as we call it a turning point. There is significant democratization of the availability of capital. Global risks continue but this in many ways can be a long-term paradigm shift for the Indian economy, backed by entrepreneurship and capital growth of domestic and global segments

Panel Discussion - Long Term Winners: How the India Infrastructure Story is panning out
Insightful discussion led by Karim Mourad, Global Head of Infrastructure, Infrastructure Division, Real Estate, and Infrastructure Department, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority; Bruce Crane Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure & Natural Resources, Asia Pacific, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP), and well moderated by Sujoy Bose MD & CEO, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

Keynote Address - CDPQ’s New Climate Strategy
Leong Wai Leng Managing Director and Regional Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ Global, CDPQ Singapore said "We aimed at 60% reduction in our portfolios carbon intensity by 2030, and we have already achieved 80% reduction and that's the way exceeding our plan and we are committed to achieve net-zero by 2050"

Panel Discussion - India’s Digital Ecosystem and the Trillion $ Opportunity
In another insightful discussion with key panelists: Amit Chandra, Managing Director, 57 Stars; Sunil Mishra, Partner, Primary Investments, Adams Street Partners; Prashant Tandon, Co-founder & CEO, Tata 1MG; Vikas Choudhury, President, Reliance Jio, Partner, Pivot Ventures, Co-President, Harvard Club of Mumbai; Harsh Jain, CEO & Co-Founder, Dream Sports; Anita George (Co-Moderator) Executive Vice-President, Deputy Head – CDPQ, Global, CDPQ India; Gopal Jain (Co-Moderator) Managing Partner, Gaja Capital, we discussed the ever-brewing digital ecosystem & opportunities in the Indian Market.

Fireside Chat - Future of Telecom
In this fireside chat, Manoj Kohli, Country Head, Softbank India, SoftBank Group International & Nisha Poddar Editor, and Anchor, CNBC TV18 discussed the impact of technology & how the telecom sector has been completely reformed.

Fireside Chat with Ridham Desai, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC TV18
Listen to this interesting conversation exclusively on CNBC TV-18 - Follow the link

Launch Of Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital: A Preqin And Ivca Factshee
IVCA-Preqin launched a factsheet that provides a comprehensive snapshot of India’s private equity & venture capital (PEVC) industry and offers insights from industry experts. In case you need a copy, please write to us at shreya@ivca.in / meghna@ivca.in or visit our website www.ivca.in

Indian Private Equity: The Next Generation, Unlocking The Untapped Potential
#MIC Day 1 closing remarks were given by our ex-chairperson & currently the ED & CIO – Private Equity at National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), Padmanabh Sinha

"Stronger Indian GP and LP presence will create robust, less volatile private markets; similar to what domestic flows have already achieved in public markets", said Mr. Sinha. Reforms and improved EoDB have made India an attractive Investment Destination, he added.

With over 10+ speakers, 250+ attendees, 12 sessions and 5 hours of insightful content, Day 1 of our flagship conclave #MIC captured experiences and knowledge of some of the most innovative thinkers of the investment & startup ecosystem.

Some of top tier media publications of the likes of CNBC, ET Now, MoneyControl, Economics Times, Financial Express, Hindu Business Line also attended the conclave.

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