This is a Press Release.ASSOCHAM is organizing it’s one day’s National Conference on “Mergers& Acquisitions and Joint Venture Alliances” on 29th November, 2010 at Hotel The Oberoi, New Delhi.
The Indian economic reform has opened up a whole lot of challenges both in the domestic and international spheres. The increased competition in the global marker has prompted the Indian companies to go for mergers & acquisitions as an important strategic choice. This process is extensively used for restructuring the business organizations. The immediate effects of the mergers & acquisitions have also been diverse across the various sectors of the Indian economy.
Mergers & Acquisitions activity is expected to increase in 2010 and beyond. Unprecedented valuation declines are now captivating the attention of strategic and cross-border acquirers, despite the backlash from turbulence in the capital markets, which has led to increased regulatory security in some countries. The economic turmoil has reshaped for doing deals of all kinds, presenting new challenges to both organizations and Mergers & Acquisitions professionals and making it especially critical for those involved in transitions to stay abreast of the latest developments and trends and to be ready when an opportunity arises.
This Conference may blend facilitated discussions with interactive sessions and intended for professionals who are responsible for identifying and managing issues vital to a successful Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Venture transaction. Govt. Officials, Chief Executives, Chief of Finance, HR, Marketing, Corporate Affairs, Secretariat & Legal etc. may participate in this National Conference.
Inaugural Session (10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.)
Welcome Address Chairman, Mergers & Acquisitions Expert Committee
Keynote Address Knowledge Partner
Special Address Shri Ashok Chawla, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India
Presidential Address Shri Dhanendra Kumar, Chairman, Competition Commission of India
Inaugural Address Shri Salman Khurshid, Hon’ble Minister of State for Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India
Concluding Remarks Shri V. Bhaskar, IAS, Jt. Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India
Vote of Thanks Shri D.S. Rawat, Secretary General, ASSOCHAM
Technical Session (1) – (11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures as a Business Strategy - Process & Phases by Shri B.D. Narang, Ex. CMD, Oriental Bank of Commerce
Competition Law & Cross Border anti competitive transaction by Shri K.K. Sharma, IRS Advisor Competition Commission of India
SEBI takeover norms & TRAC Recommendation byED, SEBI
Technical Session (2) - (12:30 p.m. - 13:45p.m.)
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in India by Shri Raj Balakrishnan, MD, DSP Merrill Lynch Ltd.
Valuation and Stakeholders Engagement, Financing & Taxation Issues
Technical Session (3) – (14:30 p.m- 15:45 p.m.)
Intricacies of Merger, Acquisition and Joint Venture formations & its integration by Mr. Satvinder Singh, Partner, Vaish Associations
Legal & Statutory Compliances by Mr. Deepak Dayal, MD, Dayal Legals
Organizational Cultural Transaction
Technical Session (4) - (15:45 p.m.-17:00 p.m.)
Mergers, Acquisitions &Joint Ventures Case Study- Bharti Airtel
Mergers, Acquisitions &Joint Ventures Case Study- TATA by Shri Devashis Poddar, Vice President & Global Head for Mergers & Acquisitions, TCS
Mergers, Acquisitions &Joint Ventures Case Study- Religare bySachin Batra, MD, Religare
Mergers, Acquisitions &Joint Ventures Case Study- Spice Global
Floor Participation will be in every Technical Session after Presentations
Concluding Remarks: (17:00 p.m-17:10 p.m): Mr. G.P. Srivastava, Senior Advisor, ASSOCHAM.