Invitation – Round Table
Debt investments into India
 
TUESDAY, MAY 7TH, 2013
LOEB & LOEB, LLP 345 PARK AVE, 21/F, NEW YORK, NY 10154, UNITED STATES
 
 
INTRODUCTION
 
As US equity markets receive large inflows of capital, yield hungry global investors look to foreign markets for higher debt yields. Regulators in India may have addressed some of the appetite for yield by deepening Indian bond markets, as regulatory changes allow for broader categories of investors, while removing certain limitations on the types of foreign investors and registration requirements.
 
On May 7th, our one hour discussion, and question-answer follow up, will be tailored to address the recent Indian regulatory changes to debt capital markets, and specifically focus on opportunities within Indian real estate capital markets. The discussion will be led by Joseph F. Daniels, Partner, at the New York offices of Loeb and Loeb and Ruchir Sinha, Head Debt and Private Equity in Real Estate at Nishith Desai Associates. Thereafter, we'll have a question and answer session with industry participants, based in New York.
 
Nishith Desai Associates held a roundtable in Mumbai on the subject on April 10, 2013. Video, transcript and reference material circulated in the session can be found by clicking here.
 
 
Speakers
 
JOSEPH F. DANIELS JOE CHIEN
Partner, Loeb & Loeb
Joseph Daniels represents startup to mature public companies, private equity and venture capital funds, and investment banks in a wide range of corporate, finance, M&A and securities law matters. He has represented companies, venture capital firms and strategic investors in over $1 billion of private equity and debt financings.
Executive Director, GreenOak Real Estate Advisors
Joe Chien is an Executive Director of GreenOak Real Estate Advisors. Joe has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry as an investor, advisor and operator in the US, Europe and Asia. Before joining GreenOak, Joe was the President-Finance for Panchshil Realty, a leading private real estate development company based in Pune, India.
 
NISHITH DESAI RUCHIR SINHA
Founder & Managing Partner, Nishith Desai Associates
Nishith Desai is an international tax and corporate law expert. As a pioneer in the Indian investment funds industry, he is known for developing new models in fund formation such as the first India focused index fund, first private equity fund, first VC fund and real estate fund and was also a member of SEBI's committee which developed original regulations for Foreign Venture Capital Investor (FVCI) and Venture Capital Funds regime. He is also listed in the Lex Witness ‘Hall of fame: Top 50’ individuals who have helped shape the legal landscape of modern India.
Head Debt and Private Equity in Real Estate, Nishith Desai Associates
Ruchir Sinha heads the Debt and Private Equity in Real Estate practice at Nishith Desai Associates. He has advised a majority of domestic and offshore real estate funds on formulating, negotiating and implementing structures for investments into Indian real estate and other asset classes from a legal, tax and regulatory perspective.
 
 
Flow of the session
 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM (EDT): Registration
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT): Discussion
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT): Q & A
 
ABOUT LOEB & LOEB
 
Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys and offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville, Washington, DC, Beijing and Hong Kong. The firm focuses on select core industries and practice areas,
 
ABOUT APREA
 
Asia Pacific Real Estate Association Ltd. (APREA) is a non-profit industry association with over 180 members representing real estate in Asia Pacific. APREA encourages greater investment in the Asia Pacific real estate sector through the provision of better information to investors and our activities cover regulatory advocacy, investor training and outreach, best practices, research, industry training, valuation and sustainability. We are headquartered in Singapore but have member chapters in 9 countries including India. APREA in India is led by its Indian Chapter board comprising representatives from developers (DLF, K Raheja Corp), investors (GIC, HDFC Property Fund), property consultants (JLL, CBRE) and banks (Macquarie).
 
ABOUT SABANY
 
Founded in 1996, the South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) is an organization of South Asian attorneys practicing in the New York City metropolitan region. We are committed to promoting the professional development of the South Asian legal community through networking, advocacy, and mentoring.
 
ABOUT TIE
 
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently 13,000 members, including over 2,500 charter members in 61 chapters across 17 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.
 
 
VENUE:
 
LOEB & LOEB LLP
345 Park Ave, 21 / F, New York,
NY 10154, United States
Tel: +1 212 407 4000
 
 
 
RSVP:
 
Priti Patelpriti
Mobile: +408 386 3030
 
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There is no delegate fee being
charged for this programme.
 
Seats are limited.
 
 
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About Nishith Desai Associates
www.nishithdesai.com
 
Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) is a research based international law firm with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Mumbai-BKC and New Delhi. It specializes in strategic legal, regulatory and tax advice coupled with industry expertise in an integrated manner.
 
Core practice areas include International Tax, International Tax Litigation, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Capital Markets, Corporate & Securities Law, Fund Formation, Fund Investments, Employment and HR, Intellectual Property, Competition Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, JVs & Restructuring, General Commercial Law and Succession and Estate Planning. Our specialized industry niches include financial services, IT and telecom, education, pharma and life sciences, media and entertainment, real estate and infrastructure.