50% waiver on the registration fee of 5th Annual Credit Summit India 2019.
Volunteering opportunity for the regional round and 5th Annual Credit Summit India 2019.
Level II – Regional Round:
Appreciation Certificate for presenting and submitting the report in the regional round.
VIP Pass for 5th Annual Credit Summit India 2019.
Cash Prize of INR 25,000 to each regional winning team ( One team from each of the four regions will be shortlisted by the jury members) who will be competing against each other in the Grand Finale.
Special Scholarships on other certifications provided by AIWMI.
The National Winning team would be awarded a cash prize / vouchers of INR 1,00,000 followed by INR 50,000 for the First runner-up team and INR 25,000 for the Second runner-up team.
VIP pass to all AIWMI events in 2019.
Editorial Contribution in Credit Research Challenge 2018-19 report.
Media Coverage while presenting to the Final Jury.
Chhavi Moodgal has 13 years of experience in the Indian financial services industry advising corporates on capital structuring, fund raising, financial advisory as well as mergers and acquisitions. She has helped market fund raising transactions to institutional as well as HNI investors. She has worked with global investment banks such as UBS and Kotak Investment Banking. Prior to Scient Capital, Chhavi was Director, Equity Capital Markets at Standard Chartered Bank. She has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women.
Punit is the Head of Research for Sutherland and leads a team of +250 analysts, associates and project managers. Punit
and his team provide bespoke research support to more than 50 asset managers / investment bankers / brokers / consulting
firms across the globe.
Punit has helped his clients in asset management industry to increase their AUM by providing more bandwidth to their research
team in evaluating additional investable opportunities and doing the pre-investment and post-investment analysis in greater
details. He has helped the sell-side firms in maintaining larger coverage by taking up the routine quarterly model updates. He
has also helped the sell-side firms & consulting firms to increase their market presence by coming up with thematic and white
Punit brings with himself one and half decades of experience broken equally as an analyst and as a manager. As an analyst,
he has worked in sell-side and buy-side across equity, credit, fixed income and consulting. Within fixed income, he has
worked as a fundamental analyst across the capital structure: leveraged loans, distressed debt, insolvency / bankruptcy
situations and high yield asset classes. This diversified experience of Punit benefits his clients through an in-depth output
which covers all the important angles that can impact valuation through a nicely stitched story.
Punit has a consistent track record of turning around loss-making situations driven by his focus to improve the P/L and
shareholder valuations. During his two and half years stint at Sutherland, Research vertical’s revenue grew by +130% and
profitability grew 3x. At his earlier two stints, he built the research businesses from scratch to take them to a sizable team size of
20-to-40 people in 2-3years.
Punit is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, CFA (ICFAI) and MS in Finance. He is a registered Valuer with IBBI (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India) and holds a Bachelor’s in Commerce from St.Xavier’s College, Kolkata. He has also passed level 2 of CFA (U.S.). Punit is married and is passionate about fitness, food and fashion.
Having addressed business, stock markets and personal finance for the last 18 years, Clifford Alvares has ridden the roller-coaster markets – up close and personal -successfully, traversing the downs and relishing the rises. The greater part of his journalistic ventures has gone into shaping articles about how to shape portfolios
Dr. Nirakar Pradhan brings with him over 30 years of extensive leadership experience in financial sector in multi-cultural and multi-product organizations in India and Europe.
Nirakar led many high performing teams in two major global players, i.e. State Bank of India (India’s largest Bank) and Generali Group (a leading global player in Insurance and capital markets). He is specially recognised for his investment and portfolio management skills, having accomplished top quartile returns as Chief Investment Officer of Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Limited and various treasury assignments in SBI group in India and Frankfurt (Germany). His last assignment was in global risk management team at Generali Investments Europe S.p.A (GIE), Paris. GIE, the Asset Manager of Generali Group with AUM over Euro 450 billion as on 30.06.2017.
Nirakar holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Utkal University, India. He is a CFA Charter holder, Certified Financial Risk Manager from GARP, USA and Certified Credit Research Analyst (CCRA) and Certified Financial Planner. Nirakar takes keen interest in promoting financial education, innovation and best market practices through conferences, media, industry, regulators and academic institutions.
A multi-lingual communicator, Nirakar has been recently elected as a Director, Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, USA for three years since 1st January, 2018 and represents Asia Pacific region.
Biharilal Deora, FCA, CFA, CIPM is an accomplished finance professional with a global market perspective. Prior to joining Abakkus, he was managing corporate, family office and university clients, bringing an investment expertise that spans all asset classes. He is also a subject matter expert across a range of tax, accounting, pension, risk management, and capital market policies. Mr. Deora is a regular visiting faculty member for advanced finance programs and is currently pursuing a PhD with Symbiosis University. He began his career as a financial analyst – at Credit Suisse and Fidelity Investments amongst others – where he gained knowledge across a range of sectors, including oil and gas and commodities in the US, Europe and Asia and holds a masters in Commerce degree from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, amongst being a Rankholder chartered accountant, Certified Financial planner, CFA Charterholders and and other certificates.
Joydeep has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years, of which the last 13 years were with BNP Paribas in the Wealth Management department as Senior Vice President – Advisory Desk – Fixed Income. He worked with BNP till December 2016. Prior to BNP, he worked with various companies in the private sector. Since January 2017, Joydeep is on his own, pursuing his passion.
Joydeep writes columns regularly in various financial publications, both print and digital. Last year, 2017, he has published 58 articles in publications like Mint, Financial Express, Moneycontrol, DNA, Cafemutual, etc. This year, 2018, he has done 10 articles till 19 Feb ’18. He also holds webinars for Moneycontrol.com for investor guidance.
He has authored three books (1) “Fixed Income Markets in India – Investment Opportunities for You”, (2) Mutual Funds in India – Vehicle for Fixed Income Investments and (3) Open Your Eyes – to Management Lessons Around Us.
He has done trainings for CRISIL, FPSB, CIEL and certain NBFCs and Mutual Funds. He is a visiting faculty at a couple of business schools in Mumbai. Joydeep is a Certified Financial Planner. He did his MBA from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in 1991.
Mr. Navneet Munot joined SBI Funds Management as Chief Investment Officer in December 2008. He has over 23 years of rich experience in Financial Markets. In his role, Navneet is responsible for overseeing investments worth over USD 30 billion across various asset classes in mutual fund and segregated accounts.
In his previous assignment, he was the Executive Director & Head – multi –strategy boutique with Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Investment Management, he has worked as Chief Investment Officer – Fixed Income and Hybrid Funds at Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund. Navneet had been associated with the financial services business of the Birla group for over 13 years and worked in various areas such as fixed income, equities and foreign exchange.
Navneet is on the board of Indian association of Investment Professional (India society of CFA charter holders with over 1500 members). He is also co-chair of capital market committee of Indian Merchants Chamber.
Navneet is a postgraduate in Accountancy and Business Statistics and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a Charter Holder of the CFA Institute and CAIA Institute. He has also done FRM.
Mr. Mokashi is currently the Managing Director & CEO of CARE Ratings Ltd. (Formerly known as Credit Analysis & Research Ltd.) a premier credit rating agency in India and also Director in CARE’s subsidiary companies viz. CARE Ratings (Africa) Pvt. Ltd., CARE Ratings Nepal Ltd., CARE Risk Solutions Private Limited (Formerly known as CARE Kalypto Risk Technologies and Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.) and CARE Advisory Research and Training Ltd. He is also director in international rating agency ARC Ratings S.A., Portugal and ARC Ratings Holdings Ltd. He is also Vice Chairman in Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA).
He has over 30 years’ experience and worked with Otis Elevator Company India Ltd, DSP Financial Consultants Ltd. and Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd before joining CARE. He has worked in diverse areas in ratings such as rating operations, criteria development, business development, disinvestment advisory services, international ventures, regulatory compliance, human resources management, information technology etc. He was involved in several strategic initiatives including the IPO of CARE.
Mr. Mokashi is a member of Corporate Bonds and Securitisation Advisory Committee of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). He was a member of the Working Group formed by National Housing Bank (NHB) for promoting RMBS and other Alternate Capital Market Instruments – covered Bonds [October 2012].
Mr. Mokashi was a member of the Committee on Differential Premium for Banks set up by the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) [May 2015]
He has a Masters Degree in Management from NMIMS and is a Graduate in Mechanical engineering from VJTI, Mumbai University.
He has also completed CFA programme both from the CFA Institute, USA and ICFAI Hyderabad.
Mr Mokashi has also attended specialized course in Risk Management from the Stern School of Business, New York University, USA.
He is an avid reader and has been a guest faculty at several national level institutions on topics related to risk management.