JM Financial India Fund II – First Investor Meet
The first Annual Investor Meet of the JM Financial India Fund II was hosted on December 9, 2019, at the InterContinental Hotel on Marine Drive in Mumbai. We were delighted by the enthusiastic participation of our investors, as well as the management teams of our portfolio companies, who got the opportunity to interact with each other directly. The event began with an overview presentation of the Fund by Mr. Darius Pandole, MD & CEO – PE and Equity AIFs. This was followed by short presentations made by the management teams of each of the portfolio companies, along with active Q&A sessions with all the attendees. The final session was led by Mr. Vishal Kampani, MD of the JM Financial Group, who addressed the gathering, and spoke about his vision for JM Financial’s private equity business and answered questions about the economy. The event culminated with dinner and cocktails against the serene backdrop of ‘the Queen’s Necklace’, which gave all the attendees, including JM Financial’s senior management, portfolio companies, business associates and friends of the Fund, an opportunity to mingle with each other.
JM Financial India Fund II – Second Annual Meet
JM Financial India Fund II hosted its second Annual Investor Meet on January 28, 2021. In light of the restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this was an online event conducted via a Zoom conference call. The private equity team, along with our investors, management teams of our portfolio companies, and various business associates tuned in to attend the event.
The meeting commenced at 4 PM with a welcome note followed by an overview presentation by Mr. Darius Pandole – MD & CEO, PE and Equity AIFs at JM Financial, covering a brief background of the JM Financial Private Equity platform and a detailed review of our current fund – JM Financial India Fund II. During his presentation, Mr. Pandole also provided a brief overview of the proposed PE Fund III.
This was followed by a series of presentations made by the management teams of our six portfolio companies, addressing key operational and financial updates for the year gone by, as well as strategies for future growth. Investors were especially interested in knowing how the on-going COVID-19 pandemic has impacted business, and the steps taken by our portfolio companies to mitigate the impact, and participated in Q&A sessions following every presentation.
Mr. Vishal Kampani – MD, JM Financial Group, also attended the event and addressed the gathering where he talked about the current economic landscape in India and his outlook for the future, and answered questions from the attendees.
The event drew to a close at 7 PM as scheduled.