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  1. 1. CS Aditya Singal Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Finance - Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Dubai Action Learning Program - ADCB Excellency Wealth Management, Wealth management arm of the Abu Dhabi Commercial bank To study available structured products in UAE region and subsequently develop a marketing strategy. Applied Research Project - UOB Kay Hian Pte. Ltd., Investment Banking arm of United Singapore Overseas Bank Study on recent literature and application of Corporate Default Prediction Models; adjudged as one of the top 5 research reports of the batch of Dec 2008-2009 2007 – 2008 Post Graduate Diploma in Investment Banking (PGDIB) India Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India Limited 2003 – 2006 Associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) India Major: Company Secretaryship 2002 – 2005 Bachelor of commerce India Kirori Mal College, Delhi University Work Experience (38 months) Jan 2007 SMC Capitals Limited (formerly NEXGEN Capitals Limited) India to SMC group is leading financial service provider having 1350+ offices in India and Dubai Nov 2008 Investment Banking (Equity Capital Market - Associate) • Full Transaction Cycle: Deal Origination, valuation, structuring and closure of the deal. • Analysed and gave expert advice on equity dilution strategy. • Undertook due dilligence activity and drafting of the Red herring prospectus. • Prepared financial models, financial reports, information memorandum, investor presentations for QIB, Private Equity investors, Private Treaty investors. • Coordinated with regulatory authorities such as Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), National Stock Exchange( NSE), IPO grading Agencies (CARE, ICRA), and legal advisors, advertising agencies. • Managed Pre-Issue marketing (Road Shows), Opening of IPO, Post IPO Activity. • Coordinated with fund managers and discussed investment strategy. Projects Undertaken • Public Issues: IPO of the Companies operating in the following sectors Auto Ancillary ($19 Mn.), Textile ($26 Mn.), Retail ($20 Mn.), Health Care ($6 Mn.) • Private Equity and Joint Venture Financial Service ($50 Mn.), FMCG ($19 Mn.), Retail ($2.5Mn.) • Private Treaty: Retail Sector, financial service sector, textile • Demutulisation of the Delhi Stock Exchange, India • Open Offer of FMCG company and Delisting of ITES company • Debt Syndication: Power and Energy sector ($249 Mn.) • Corporate Valuations of companies seeking FIPB approval, ESOP, Takeover Sep 2006 - M/s A.K. Singh and Associate, Practising company secretaries, New Delhi, as an Jan 2007 apprenticeship trainee. India Sep 2005 - M/s Radhika Fibres (India) Limited as an executive officer – Finance and Legal, Aug 2006 India Interests / Additional Information • Cleared Derivative core module and AMFI mutual fund advisory module from National stock exchange, India • Enhanced leadership and networking skills as Industry Interface Committee Member and Leadership club member (SPJCM) • Participation in business plan contest organised by IIMPact and Bail out pitching contest at SPJCM
  2. 2. CA. Akhil Doiphode Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Program - NASDAQ Dubai Dubai • Developed a strategic plan in order to position NASDAQ Dubai as the most attractive destination for Middle Eastern IPOs • Worked along with the Business Development team to understand the GCC market and the market participants involved in the listing process Applied Research Project Singapore • Private Equity – Post-Exit (via IPO) Performance Analysis Achievements • Semi Finalist – Dell Social Innovation (World Wide Business Plan) Competition • Research Paper on Pvt. Equity published on Social Science Research Network. • Founder member of the organizing committee for SPectra (SP Jain Inter-college Fest) India 2007 - 2008 Master of Commerce (with Audit & Tax) • Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai India 2002 - 2005 Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Articleship with M/s. N.N. Jambusaria & Co. & M/s. Jain & Jain, CA (Aug 02 – Oct 05) • Worked on assignments in several specialised fields such as taxation, accounting, statutory audits, tax audits and internal audits for banks & Pvt. Ltd. companies 2001 - 2004 Bachelor of Commerce India • Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai Work Experience (33 months) Feb 2008 Lodha Group of Companies, Mumbai India to Sr. Associate – Finance Nov 2008 • Raised Debt & Equity capital for the projects undertaken by the group • Built financial models for raising debt & equity • Dealt with bankers for project finance • Created standard templates for building financial models & Information Memorandum • MIS reporting to Management - Monthly Cash flow analysis for the whole group Jun 2007 M/S. S.M.Kanade & Co. India to Consultant – Audit & Tax Feb 2008 • Responsible to conduct audit of co-operative & credit societies, co-operative banks • Prepared Accounts & Income Tax Returns for individual clients • Assisted in Scrutiny cases, Tax Planning and Follow-up matters Feb 2006 CRISIL Ltd. – Standard & Poor’s Group Company India to Equity Research Analyst Apr 2007 • Created an equity valuation model for a Japanese real estate company. Valuation was done – using NAV & DCF valuation method • Mentored & led a team of 3 research analyst (iQ linking project – Financial Modelling, Linking, Standardization & Quality control of an investment bank’s “American region” Financial models – linked over 250 models) • Worked with Research Analysts across the globe and across sectors for standardization of their financial models to meet client’s requirements • Created database for more than 100 US banking companies • Modelled assignments for ad-hoc clients involving updating & forecasting • Searched & Aggregation of Data for building financial models • Designed and implemented Quality-Control tests for Equity Research data Interests / Additional Information • Core Team Member of the Finance Club & Academic Committee (2008-2009) at S.P.Jain Centre of Management • Participated in Inter-school and inter-college Chess & Basket Ball Tournaments • Four years Navy Cadet Training from Sea Cadet Corps • Hobbies include playing basketball, table-tennis, cricket and listening to Music
  3. 3. Ankush Chhabra Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Program - Royal Dutch Shell Dubai To study and develop Employer Branding & Marketing Strategies for setting up operations in a new market – Kazakhstan. Applied Research Project - • Private Equity – Post-exit (via IPO) performance analysis. Singapore Achievements • Semi-finalist – Dell Social Innovation (World Wide Business Plan) Competition. • Research Paper on Pvt. Equity published on Social Science Research Network. • Second Runners-Up for “Regional Project – Singapore Rediscovered”. 2003 – 2006 Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) India Sinhgad Institute of Management, Pune – University of Pune Final Year Project: Simulation of Collections Module for Cards domain with HSBC – GLT. Achievements • University Gold Medalist. 2000 – 2003 Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com) India Symbiosis College of Commerce, Pune Achievements • First Rank in Symbiosis College of Commerce at the University Exams Work Experience (30 months) Jun 2006 HSBC Global Technologies, Pune India to Designation: Software Engineer Indonesia Nov 2008 BFSI Domain – (Credit Cards) • Provided Technical/Functional Consultancy Services to HSBC Indonesia Business. • Explored new business opportunities for HSBC GLT in the Asia-Pacific region. • Analyzed and provided solutions for production issues faced by HSBC Mexico & HSBC Canada in the cards domain. • Carried out Performance tuning, optimization of the batch flow and various interface programs to ensure cost efficiency for HSBC Canada. • Analyzed client requests & proposing eazytrieves for meeting client requests. • Involved in issue resolution for System Integration Tests (HSBC Europe). Achievements • Associated as a consultant with HSBC Indonesia at Jakarta for 7 months and enabled the organization to bag a prestigious flagship production support project from the Asia Pacific region as part of the business development activities. • Recipient of the Star Award by Capgemini for excellent analysis and documentation of solutions for issues provided by the HSBC Canada business. My proposed analysis documents are now being used as templates for solutions delivered to the HSBC Canada business. Interests / Additional Information • NCFM certification in Capital Markets and Derivatives Core Module • NIIT’s certification in Web Centric Curriculum. • 2 certification courses in German, at Max Mueller Bhavan, Pune. • Maharashtra State Lawn-Tennis Champion. • Member of the State Lawn Tennis Team (U-19) for the National School Games. • Participated in various National Tennis Tournaments as well as couple of International Tennis Tournaments. • Was adjudged Mr. Personality of the College at the Spectrum Meet 2004. • Master of ceremony for various cultural events held in college.
  4. 4. Aravind M S Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Project on “Commercial Insurance in GCC” at International General Dubai Insurance Holdings, Dubai Singapore Applied Research Project on “Assets under Management for funds” at UOB Kay Hian, Singapore • Focussed on the effect of global financial crisis of 2008 on the fund management industry and broad asset allocations) • Research Paper published on SSRN (Social Science Research Network) 2001 – 2005 Bachelor of Engineering India Major: Electronics and Communication PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore • Internship on Pervasive Computing at SERC (Super Computing Education Research Centre), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Work Experience (36 months) Oct 2009 Dun & Bradstreet UAE to Role: Intern, Research & Advisory Services Dec 2009 • Member of strategy consulting team and performed economic analysis, researched and analyzed key sectors and sub-sectors • Performed need gap analysis and identified investment opportunities for a Government Enterprise • Constructed value chain mapping and profiling of sectors and sub-sectors Feb 2008 Futures First Info Services India to Role: Derivatives Trader Aug 2008 • Traded E-mini S&P 500, E mini Dow, Eurostoxx 50 futures contract on CME using the Stellar Trading Systems platform. (Statistical Arbitrage & Plain Outright) • Prepared research reports and back-tested trading strategies. • Received training from Chicago Mercantile Authorities. • Completed a certification course on Technical Analysis in the company. Nov 2007 SAP Labs India Ltd India to Role: Software Engineer Feb 2008 • Worked on SAP for IS-Retail solving techno-functional issues in IMS ( support ) team • Trained on basics of SAP, ABAP and SAP for retail. Sep 2005 Infosys Technologies Ltd India to Role: Software Engineer/Business Analyst Nov 2007 • Worked with Finacle-Treasury team with Credit Suisse as the client. • Involved in application development (PL/SQL, C++) in the area of financial instruments. • Worked on VaR (Value at Risk), Interest Rate Swaps and certain structured products • Completed certifications in Derivatives, Equities and Securities from Dun & Bradstreet • Executed a project which won the Quarterly “Finacle GEM Award” Interests / Additional Information • NTSE Scholar (1999). • Cleared National mathematics Olympiad. • Avid reader of books pertaining to financial markets. • Numismatics
  5. 5. CA. Deepak Sharma Education Jan 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Dec 2008 S. P. Jain Center of Management Applied Learning Program: Philips Lighting M.E. • Developed a new business model based on innovative ideas for service delivery Applied Research Project: Integration strategies in mergers and acquisitions • Researched on integration issues faced and strategies applied to address them Finance Club: Organized a corporate discussion on “Need For a Reserve Currency“ as a part of “SPectra”, the first inter B-school competition 2002 – 2005 Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) India • Cleared all levels of Chartered Accountancy exam in first attempt • Completed Articleship (36 months) with Rakesh Soni & Co., Chartered Accountants • Involved personal tax planning, audit and maintenance of financial accounts • Completed General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) course 2001 – 2004 Bachelor of Commerce India •Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, University of Mumbai •Major subjects: Financial accounting, auditing and taxation Work Experience (40 months) May 2007 PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited, Mumbai India to Associate, Financial Advisory Services (Transaction Services) Nov 2008 Responsibilities • Conducted financial due diligence on target companies for mergers & acquisitions and private equity investments, involving domestic and cross-border deals • Analyzed and interpreted the key business drivers and trends in the businesses including sales, costs and profits using financial models • Identified key risks and potential deal breakers affecting the transaction • Co-ordinated with various teams like valuation, direct tax, indirect tax, environmental diligence for synchronizing their major observations • Prepared comprehensive report of the observations including appropriate solutions for resolving such risks and deal breakers Achievements • Worked on deals involving strategic and financial investments in various sectors like manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, financial services, real estate, and infrastructure • Researched, contributed to the “PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Private Equity Report 2008” and received appreciation for the same • Successfully completed course on “Global Independence Policy Overview” Mar 2006 Deloitte Haskins and Sells, Mumbai India to Associate, Transfer Pricing May 2007 Responsibilities • Analyzed the business structure and international transactions of clients • Evaluated comparable companies and appropriate method for comparison • Prepared Transfer Pricing report for clients in manufacturing, media, financial services financial process outsourcing, consulting, software, luxury goods manufacturing space Aug 2005 Kores (India) Limited, Mumbai India to Trainee, Internal Audit Mar 2006 Responsibilities • Studied and evaluated internal control system of the organization • Audited internal controls systems at branches and manufacturing units and provided suggestions to management for improvement of the internal control process Interests / Additional Information • Won 1st prize at Bhavitva Excogitation – International Business Plan Competition organized by S P Jain Institute of Management Research, Mumbai • Won 2nd prize at Parivrtan09 - M&A Strategy Competition organized by DMS-IIT Delhi • Interests: Cooking, gardening, photography
  6. 6. Ganesh Raghavan Padmanabhan Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Program - NASDAQ Dubai “Comparative analysis of UAE and Dubai European Debt market” • Identified the intricacies involved in emergence of regional debt market and issues related to listing of Government/Corporate debt from market participants perspective Applied Research Project – “Deciphering the Motives behind De-mergers” • Identified key drivers behind 450 de-merger transactions (Spin-offs and Equity Singapore Carveouts) between 1995 and 2007 • The project concluded that firms with high growth potential, high market share and need of external capital had higher propensity to demerge from parent organization. Achievements: Research Project was adjudged as the Top 3 Best Project of Dec’08 Awarded Certificate of Achievement by NASDAQ Dubai 2001 – 2005 Bachelor of Engineering India Major: Mechanical Engineering Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Chennai – Anna University • Project: Automated Design of Cams and its Application using CATIA v 5.0 • Undergone In-Plant Training from TVS-Wheels India Limited Achievements • Graduated with First Class (Distinction) and secured 81 % • Received Best Project Award for the final year project from Mechanical Department Work Experience (39 months) Oct 2009 D&B- Dun & Bradstreet, South Asia Middle East UAE to Research & Advisory Services - Intern Dec 2009 • Member of strategy consulting team and performed economics analysis, internet research and constructed value chain mapping and profiling of key sectors • Performed need gap analysis and identified investment opportunities for a Government Enterprise Sep 2005 Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Chennai/New York/Seattle India to Assistant System Engineer U.S Nov 2008 Domain: Financial Service (Capital Markets) ; Insurance Services ( P&C) Client: Depository Trust Clearing Corporation, New York, U.S.A • Core team member for implementing Corporate Action and Underwriting systems • Worked in diverse roles including design and development of critical product modules as part of Network Custody System (NCS) architecture and functional team • Involved in database designing and performance tuning of application • Improved the performance of application by 14% within 5 days and achieved PAT with a success rate of 92%. Involved in POC, Design, Development, Implementation and enhancement of application including customer data application • Member of the onsite implementation team and received performance appraisal rating of 5.0 / 5.0 Client: National Depository Centre, Moscow, Russia • Team Leader for implementing OTC Clearing and Settlement module of eClearSettle • Involved in design & development activities of the Delivery versus Payment module Client: Safeco Insurance, Seattle, U.S.A • Onsite Lead - Quality Assurance for Personal Property Systems – Auto, Home & Fire • Single-handedly managed an offshore team of 12 and interfaced directly with clients • Improved the resource utilization from 91% to 100% within 2 months and increased the resource capacity to meet the multifold increase in project demand and improved the CSI from 78% to 93% and maintained zero schedule and delivery slippage • Liaised with BDMs for setting up Testing center of excellence, Automation of testing process, client liaising, involved in project estimation and planning and received Performance appraisal of 4.4 / 5.0 Interests/Additional Information • IBM Certified - Database Associate – an entry level DBA certification for DB2 • Received Merit Certificate and National level scholarships for outstanding performance in secondary school exam and also participated in national level Math Olympiad • Computer skills: JAVA-J2EE, ibatis, C++, Mainframe technologies - COBOL, DB2, CICS, IMS, VB, VBA, CATIA, Pro/E, ANSYS
  7. 7. CA. Hardik Patel Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Program - International General Insurance Holdings Dubai • Analyzed the opportunities in commercial insurance and re-insurance business within the GCC region • Identified the key growth drivers for the commercial insurance and made a thorough analysis of the sector growth rates, competition, product portfolios and penetration rates of commercial insurance in GCC • Prepared a detailed report elaborating the key findings and recommendations Applied Research Project - Scope of Investments for Sovereign Wealth Funds Singapore amidst the Financial Crisis • Looked at Sovereign Wealth funds as emerging investment vehicles and their global implications • Addressed the issue of Printing more dollars vs. Accepting bailouts from SWFs in US parlance 2002 – 2006 Chartered Accountant India • Undergone 3 years articleship training with Balkrishna T. Thakkar & Co. • Audited the books of various organisations as a trainee which included companies, firms, trusts, NGO and educational institutions keeping in mind the company laws, income tax laws and accounting standards • Prepared detailed audit reports addressing the clients about their internal control procedures and accounting accuracy 2001 – 2004 Bachelor of Commerce India Major: Advanced Accounts and Auditing Work Experience (24 months) May 2007 Somec Sharaf ME LLC, Dubai UAE to Senior Accountant Nov 2008 • Managed working capital of the company viz-a-viz bank relationship management • Extensively dealt with the bankers on trade finance matters; especially bank guarantees and letters of credit • Prepared the annual business plans/budgets for the company and compared the actual results to the budgets to facilitate management analysis and corrective action • Prepared weekly cash budgets from time to time to ensure smooth cash flow situations • Administered the bank facilities • Supervised the team of 3 junior accountants on routine accounting and finance functions Achievements: • Brought a refund of excess commission charged by the bank on the Letters of Credit and bank guarantees • Streamlined the very distorted inventory records and developed internal controls Nov 2006 Meghmani Organics Limited (An ISO 9001-2000 company), Ahmedabad India to Executive-Finance & Accounts April 2007 • Actively participated in preparing the Techno-Economic Feasibility Report for company’s upcoming turnkey project with a capital outlay of INR 5500 million(US $ 110 million) which attracted investment from IFC (an investment arm of the World Bank) • Exposed to a working knowledge of SAP ERP system-Finance Module Interests / Additional Information • Stood first in an inter-college competition for ‘Senate Event’ which involved representing the board of Ford Motors and negotiating a bailout package with a panel of jury • Associated with the Swadhyay cult in India which aims to create youth awareness about the Indian culture through street plays • Reading newspapers, magazines • Enjoy watching football, travelling, playing chess, listening to music and sketching • Investing in the stock markets
  8. 8. Kapil V Bhatia Education Jan 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Dec 2008 S. P. Jain Center of Management Special Group Project on the “Role of Corporate Finance in the Higher Education Sector in India” • A detailed study on the Education Sector in India and the rise of recent investment activities in the sector primarily from private equity funds. The study also goes into the benefits of de-regulating the Education sector, both from the industry and investor point of view Applied Learning Project with International General Insurance Holding National Ltd • A detailed study of the GCC General Insurance competitive landscape with an objective of recommending a target market for IGIH’s future business initiatives 2000 – 2005 Temple University Fox School of Business U.S.A • Bachelors in Business Administration Major: Risk Management and Insurance Work Experience (37 Months) Oct 2006 Keynote Corporate Services - Associate Mumbai to • Worked on a number of “Mergers & Acquisition” and “Capital Raising” transactions India Dec 2008 • Worked on Keynote’s first Venture Capital transaction • Created detailed Information Memorandum for a number of companies • Helped identify potential acquirers/sellers for our clients • Assisted our clients through the Due-Diligence process • Marketed various domestic and international fund-raising instruments to potential customers • Worked on the corporate pitch book for Keynote Apr 2006 Zurich North America - Business Analyst New York to • Supported global corporate major initiatives, Value Proposition and RCT USA Jul 2006 implementation • Helped manage Strategic Relationship Customer list • Assisted with data management and Line of Business information • Preformed intensive research on SRC industries, competitors and ad-hoc individual companies Jun 2004 Aetna – Underwriting Intern to • Underwriting support for new business quotes Dec 2004 • Produced timely and accurate quotes as specified by the management Utilized rating and financial tools, reference materials, and source systems for Philadelphia premium, membership and claim information USA • Measured the risk of adding new members through the application of underwriting guidelines • Analyzed inputs and outputs for reasonability (e.g. manual rates and benefit revisions) Office of International Services, Temple University May 2001 Student Worker Philadelphia to • Responsible for the communication between the office and current and USA May 2005 prospective international students. Interests / • Prior Cricket Club (Captain), April 2001 – August 2006. This involved leading my Additional team while playing competitive semi-professional cricket in the Washington Cricket League and the Philadelphia Cricket League Information • Temple Cricket Club (Founder and Vice President), January 2001 - August 2001 • Gamma Iota Sigma: Professional Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science Fraternity, Fall 2003 – Spring 2005 • Membership Development Committee (G.I.S.), Fall 2003 – Spring 2005
  9. 9. Kushagra Poddar Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Program – NASDAQ Dubai Dubai • Developed a strategic plan in order to position NASDAQ Dubai as the most attractive destination for Middle Eastern IPO • Worked along with the Business Development team to understand the GCC market and the market participants involved in the listing process Applied Research Project - UOB KayHian Singapore • Identified demand and supply dynamics of energy commodities (oil and coal) to segregate speculative effect on its prices 2004 – 2007 Chartered Financial Analyst, Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) India 2003 – 2006 Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy Honours) India DHSK Commerce College, Dibrugarh University • Secured 6th position in the University Additional Certifications 2007– 2008 NSE’ s Certification in Financial Markets India • Completed modules on Commodities Market, Capital Market, Derivatives Market, Securities Market and Financial Markets conducted by NSE Work Experience (29 Months) Jan 2007 Futures First Info Services Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore India to Derivatives Trader & Analyst Nov 2008 • Traded Eurodollar Interest Rate Futures & S&P Index Futures on CME • Traded US Treasury (10 yr & 2 yr) futures on CBOT • Traded extensively on inter-market and synthetic spreads • Analyzed the past economic data and their effect on the markets to generate trading opportunities • Made a profit of 55,000 USD in the quarter of Oct 2008 – Dec 2008 • Conducted Training for new employees and also represented the company in Management Fests at Business Schools • Possess knowledge on Technical Analysis • Familiar with using Bloomberg & Reuters Jul 2006 Fidelity Investments, Bangalore India to Associate – Retirement Plan Compliance Dec 2006 • Worked on the Return of Excess process – A process designated as critical in the company • Handled process requests from the LPS Clients i.e. Large Plan Service • Was certified as a Defined Contribution Specialist and had prepared a training module on it • Managed ‘Withdrawals’ and ‘Hardship’ requests for 401(k) plans Interests / Additional Information • Won the 2ndprize at REFULGENCE-09, All India Social Business Plan Competition organised by BITS Pilani • Member of Editorial team of ‘Spark’ – official college mouthpiece of S.P.Jain Center of Management, Dubai/Singapore • Served as head of the Finance Club at S.P.Jain Center of Management • Cleared Level 1 A of French Language at Alliance Francaise • Was a part of Leo Club of Brahmaputra Valley (Youth Wings of Lions Club) & served as the Regional Officer, President and Treasurer • Was part of the school & college quiz & extempore teams
  10. 10.   CA. Manisha Rochiramani Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Centre of Management Action Learning Project: Dubai • Developing a new business model based on innovative ideas for service delivery from Philips Lighting M. E. Applied Research Project: Singapore • Private Equity – Post Exit (via IPO) Performance Analysis Achievements • Semi Finalist – Dell Social Innovation (World Wide Business Plan) Competition • Research Paper on Private Equity published on Social Science Research Network 2002 - 2006 Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accounts of India • Articleship with M/s. Sanghavi Shah & Co. o Worked on assignments in several specialised fields such as taxation, statutory audit, India tax audits and internal audits of partnership firms and Pvt. Ltd. Companies. o Prepared Statement of facts and Grounds of Appeals for handling tax compliance matters. 2000 - 2003 Bachelor of Commerce (Vocational Tax) India H. R. College of Commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai Work Experience (31 months) May 2006 KPMG, Mumbai India to Senior Executive – Tax Nov 2008 • Advised foreign companies on 'Entry Strategy' in India, in terms of appropriate investment vehicle, to best suit their business objectives; • Advised an Indian Mutual Fund Company on the tax implications of investing in various other Asian jurisdictions; • Analysed various options available from an Indian regulatory and income-tax perspective, to an Indian company to undertake the proposed business activities in India; • Advised non-resident Indians on the applicable taxes and regulations in India prior to/at the time of setting up operations in India; • Advised Non-Banking Financial Companies ('NBFCs'), asset management companies, and insurance companies on various aspects of income-tax including incidence of taxation in India, quantum of tax liability in India, etc.; • Undertook a due diligence review of an Indian company from an income-tax perspective; • Assisted in making submissions and attended to various matters arising from assessments, viz. application for rectifications, follow-up for orders and stay applications etc.; • Preparation and filing of tax returns for corporates with the Indian tax authorities; Achievements • Assisted in preparing the KPMG India Budget Publication for corporate circulation. • Published a column on taxation of Venture Capital Companies and Venture Capital Funds in the seminar book on Shares and Securities organised by The Chamber of Tax Consultants in December 2007. Interests/Additional Information • Member of the Finance Committee at SP Jain • Hobbies: Listening to music, dancing, travelling and trekking.
  11. 11. Priya Arunachalam Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action Learning Program - RAKBANK, UAE Dubai • Study the penetration of Insurance Products in the Wealth Management customer base. • Identify and benchmark key factors influencing the buying decisions of both existing and new customers Applied Research Project - “Deciphering the Motives behind Demergers: Singapore A Qualitative Study of Corporate Communication” • Highlighted objectives and reported motives, based on corporate communication, behind each demerger. • Focused on the relationship between each of the identified motives behind demerger decisions. Achievement • Awarded 2nd place for ARP implementation by S. P. Jain. 2006 till India Pursuing CFA (MS Finance) from ICFAI, Hyderabad date • Cleared the alpha level 2001 – 2004 B.Com (Hons.) India Major: Financial Management and Tax Planning Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University Work Experience (42 months) Aug 2006 Ernst & Young Private Limited India to Role: Tax Associate, Tax and Regulatory Services Nov 2008 Domain: Technology, Communications & Entertainment • Computed and executed regular tax compliance for the General Electric expatriates • Computed Fringe Benefit Tax on Stock Options Schemes for General Electric Employees in India and abroad • Analyzed and evaluated Stock Option Schemes/Plans of Company (that included drafting new schemes and employee communication documents, review of schemes to ensure Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (‘SEBI’) compliance, review of schemes of foreign companies in relation to Indian context) • Reviewed existing salary structure and redesigned for tax efficiency for both employees and employers • Coordinated and managed tax assessments of expatriates (that included representations at the Income Tax Office) April 2005 ICICI Bank Limited India to Role: Officer, Retail Branch Banking Aug 2006 • Managed cash/teller operations in the retail branch • Administered inter-branch fund/money transfers • Held responsibility for locker-management in the branch • Managed debit cards and cheque-books issuance • Responsible for customer interface Achievements • Received the “Employee of the Week” award in 2006 (for selling maximum number of insurance, deposits and gold in a week) Interests/Additional Information Scholastic Achievement • Selected semi-finalists in the Silicon Valley Boomer Business Plan Contest Hobbies include • Photography • Listening to music
  12. 12. Srivats Chandrasekeran Education Dec 2008 Global Masters in Business Administration Singapore to Major: Investment Banking Dubai Nov 2009 S. P. Jain Center of Management Action learning Program – RAKBANK,UAE Dubai • To study the awareness, penetration and key factors influencing buying decisions of Insurance products for HNI clients in UAE • The project involved a detailed study to determine the penetration and awareness of insurance products and key factors influencing buying decisions Applied Research Project (ARP): Singapore “Deciphering the motives behind Demergers: A qualitative study of corporate communications” • Successfully developed a framework to measure the effectiveness of demergers by identifying and analyzing the reported motives behind past demergers from the publicly stated information of the demerged companies using qualitative analysis techniques. Achievements • Applied Research project was adjudged as the Top Three Best Applied Research Project • Winner of “Singapore Re-discovered” competition conducted at S. P. Jain Center of Management, Singapore/Dubai 2008 – 2009 Pursuing CFA - Cleared Level 1 Examination India 2000 – 2004 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) India Major: Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani , Rajasthan Work Experience (47 months) Jan 2005 Riskspan India Pvt Ltd, Chennai India to Senior Associate U.S.A Dec 2008 • Core member of the analytics team primarily responsible for developing and integrating credit models into Riskspan’s analytical framework for valuing fixed income securities. • Core member for setting up the Data Team responsible for capturing and analysing US mortgage security information. • Assigned the task to lead the 7 member data team and expand the scope of the team to create a US Subprime database. • Assigned the additional responsibility to develop market for Riskpan business in America by being deputed to the US office for helping in the sales and marketing efforts. Achievements • Initiated and developed the idea of Knowledge Management through the use of wiki and Knowledge Sharing Sessions Interests / Additional Information • Proficiency in using on Fixed Income data and analytical tools like Intex, Bloomberg, and Loan Performance. • Proficient in programming languages like C++, Java, VB Macro, Excel and analytical packages like MatLab • Member PR Council, Academic Committee in S.P Jain • Active Quizzer, represented college in various quiz competitions around India • Leader, Creative Activities Club, BITS Pilani • Represented Chennai in Ultimate Frisbee Tournaments across India. • Travel aficionado