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About IAIP

India Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP), which is established April 2005 and located in Mumbai, is an association of local investment professionals. As one of the 136 CFA Institute member societies, IAIP connects members to a global network of investment professionals. Consisting of portfolio managers, security analysts, investment advisors, and other financial professionals, IAIP promotes ethical and professional standards within the investment industry, facilitates the exchange of information and opinions among people within the local investment community and beyond, and works to further the public’s understanding of the CFA designation and investment industry.

Cricket and Investment Selection Process – Emotions and Committee Structure Commonality

By Sitaraman Iyer, CFA Another similarity I find between investment and cricketing is the way decision-making committees are structured. A research analyst would be the equivalent of a scout in the cricketing world; a fund manager would be akin to … Continue reading

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IAIP – 12th AGM…

IAIP had its 12th AGM on September 23rd 2017 at MCA, BKC, Mumbai. The board made a formal presentation and discussed various questions raised by the members. The resolutions, which were voted by members through remote e-voting and on the … Continue reading

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By: Gaurang S Trivedi, CFA In order to better assess the true economics of the business and ascertain its value it is imperative that the off the balance sheet items are recorded in the books.  This could be done by … Continue reading

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Corporate Bond Market

                  By Sitaraman Iyer Three seasoned professionals in the fixed income arena viz. Rahul Goswami, Head, Fixed Income, ICICI Prudential AMC, Jayen Shah, Head, Debt Capital Markets, IDFC Bank, and Bhushan Kedar, … Continue reading

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In conversation with – Kenneth Andrade…

Contributed by: Shravan Kumar Sreenivasula, CFA, IAIP and Birla Sun Life AMC Kenneth Andrade is known by the moniker “Midcap Moghul”. It is a very apt description of a fund manager who likes to be benchmark agnostic and aims to … Continue reading

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Demystifying Early Stage Startup Investing – The Opportunities & Challenges

By: Chetan G. Shah, CFA, Director, IAIP The Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital industry has become sizeable over the last few years in terms of funds raised annually. Around 33 funds raised $4.9bn for investments in Indian start-ups in … Continue reading

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Investing vs Trading: An analogy with Cricket…

By: Sitaraman Iyer, CFA I believe the world of sports and investments have a lot in common. Being an Indian, I will take theliberty of drawing comparisons between cricket and investments. Over the next few weeks,I will try to cover … Continue reading

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