Private equity and venture capital are among the most important sources of funding for companies with high growth potential. Such funding not only helps these businesses scale up, but also supports them with strategy, processes, market intelligence as well as mentorship at critical stages of their development. Company needs right investment at right time to make it big and successful and the classic examples are Flipkart, Paytm & Ola.

India is one of the most attractive & emerging investment destinations for PE VC funds. Of late funds are turning more selective in making investment decisions and quality of business is becoming a priority.

Given the current scenario, it is important to understand the PE financing process. VCCircle's upcoming workshop will equip delegates with the necessary knowledge to raise funds to set up or expand their companies.

Why should you attend?

  • Funds for business
  • Prepare for raising funds
  • Prepare for raising fund - Business plan, due diligence, valuation and investment model
  • Fund Raising process – finding, selecting, negotiation, closing Investment deals and exit strategies
  • Modes of private equity financing – equity, venture capital, venture debt and mezzanine
  • Risk evaluation by PE Fund - financial risk, legal risk, commercial risk
  • Legal documentation and pre and post-financing issues

Who should attend?

  • Entrepreneurs & organizations looking to raise funds
  • CXOs, MDs, Directors and Senior Management
  • Executives of the M&A team
  • Directors of Strategic Planning & Financial Directors
  • Corporate/General/In-house Counsel/Company Secretaries
  • Individual, Private and Institutional Investors
  • I-Bankers, Professional Advisers, Law Firms & Consultants
  • Investment/Fund Managers


Session 1: Introduction to Private Equity fundraising process

  • When should funds be raised and from who
  • How to prepare investor decks
  • Key valuation parameters and benchmarks
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • Preparing for the fund raising process
  • Legal Due Diligence

Session 2: DEAL STRUCTURING : Routes / Modes of Private Equity Financing

  • Different routes of investment – FDI / FVCI / FPI / ECB etc
  • Different instruments that can be used and their implications – both debt and equity instruments

Session 3: Risks evaluation by investors before investing into business

  • Economic Risks
  • Legal Risks
  • Political Risks
  • Environmental Risk
  • Financial due diligence

Session 4: Definitive Documentation and key terms therein

  • Over view of key documents involved
  • Share subscription and Share purchase agreements – key terms, issues that may arise etc.
  • Shareholders’ agreements – understanding rights and obligations of parties with focus on governance, minority protection and transferability
  • Employment contracts – what to look out for
  • Inter-se agreements

Session 5: Exit from Investment:

Exit Routes

  • Strategic Sale
  • Secondary Sale
  • Public Market Sale
  • IPO
  • Buy Back/Call/Put Option
  • Exit via M&A
  • Liquidation

Session 6: Preferable Exit route in the current scenario

The Exit Process:

  • How much can you sell
  • How to increase the value
  • Timing your exit
  • Tax considerations

Course Concludes



Karan Kalra

Senior Member, Nishith Desai Associates

Prashant Mehra

Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, Grant Thornton India

Vaibhav Kakkar

Partner, Regulatory Practices & General Corporate, L&L Partners

Raghav Malhotra

Director - M&A Tax, Deloitte

Swetabh Pareek

Partner - Investor Relation Banking, Felix Advisory Private Limited

Want to be part of it?

VCC Events opens up the avenues for participation. Join hands to be a part of India’s largest gathering of alternative investments leaders, industry stakeholders and Asia’s influential limited partners, general partners and marquee advisors. Your chance to actively participate and augment yourself as thought leaders.

Venue :

The Lalit, Delhi

Date: Jan 17, 2020

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