Outcome and Benefits
The course will lay a strong foundation, enabling delegates to:
Grasp the solutions to problems and challenges facing start-ups and VCs.
Understand the structuring, raising, and the management of a VC fund.
Know how funds are raised by start-ups from angels, VCs and SPACs.
See the experience of how famed start-ups grew & scaled rapidly.
Identify the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
Learn how venture capital funds invest, divest & build portfolios.
Discuss how fund managers add value to portfolio companies.
Understand how key deal structuring issues are addressed.
Understand the drivers of start-up valuation &option arrangements.
Understand venture capital term sheets.
Who Should Attend?
Venture Capital Fund Managers
Founders and Directors
Sovereign Wealth Funds
HNIs & Angel Investors
CFA, CA, CAIA & CS
Private Equity Managers
Lawyers, Risk Managers, and Accountants
Arvind has rubbed shoulders with the world's leading venture capital and private equity funds like KKR, Apax Partners, Carlyle, Sequoia, ACCEL Partners, and many others. Arvind has held a variety of positions, including Head of Capital Markets at the Asian Development Bank, Vice President, Citibank, and Senior Adviser, Citi. He was the President of the Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, reporting to the CEO of KKR in India and to an Executive Committee including leading private equity and venture capital fund managers, such as Carlyle and the Canada Pension Plan.
He has structured and invested in over 30 private equity funds, including venture capital funds. He has worked on funds with LPs such as CalPERS, La Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, the Prudential Insurance Company of America, and other large institutional investors. He has engineered several IPOs and has successfully negotiated an exit of a financial services startup with the CEO of a US-based MNC in New York.
He has promoted corporate governance in many funds, particularly those involving CalPERS. He has played a key role in the creation, structuring, and placement of a nearly $ 1 billion Infrastructure Fund. He has co-invested and partnered with some of the world's largest institutional investors including pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.
Arvind P. Mathur, CFA, FRM, has taught complex financial topics to fund managers and senior executives in Singapore and other countries for the past 12 years, including venture capital, private equity, M&A, valuation, and negotiation techniques. He has delivered a lecture on Asian buyouts at the Harvard Business School and has delivered more than 100 masterclasses in complex financial disciplines such as private equity, venture capital, and term sheet negotiations in several countries. He has also advised a start-up woman entrepreneur under a Goldman Sachs startup program.
Arvind has attended executive management courses at the Columbia School of Business and Cornell University, and an investment management workshop at the Harvard Business School.
Raghuveer Nath is a gold medalist (B.A., LL.B.) from Jindal Global Law School and has done his Master's in Law (BCL) from the University of Oxford. He has also completed the Advanced Valuation program at New York University. He has previously worked at Trilegal LLP as an Associate in the M&A and private equity team, where he was involved in deal structuring and conducting corporate due diligence.
He has previously taught M&A and taxation at the Jindal Global Law School. He has more than a decade's experience in investing in the equity and derivative markets and has conducted several workshops on valuation and financial literacy.
Certification Provided by PEPP
A certificate of participation will be provided by PEPP upon successful completion of course
My work with PEPP laid the foundation for a career in that finance sector. During my time at PEPP, I had the opportunity of learning about diverse streams including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, equity valuations; diverse sectors including agriculture, infrastructure, and education among others; learning from industry leaders including Mr. Mathur; and first-hand access to world-class study material and case studies.Beyond work, I am eternally grateful for Mr. Mathur's advice and guidance throughout the past 8 years that I have known him.
The trainer (Arvind Mathur) discussed the practicality of private equity and deal structuring. Hence it provided very good insights.
- Managing Director
"Arvind played a vital role in the successful establishment of a nearly $ 1 billion India-Infrastructure Fund involving high caliber global investors"