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CAIA India Education Webinar - Life Sciences - Early Stage Investments

September 26, 2020
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CAIA India Education Webinar - Life Sciences - Early Stage Investments

Date : Saturday, 26th September, 2020
Time : 6:00 PM India Standard Time
Duration : 1 hour
If you are a large pension fund mandated to sustain the current outgo of liabilities, you have a huge responsibility on your shoulders. The expected return on US equity, if you are lucky, will most likely be a lower single digit. The expected return on developed market government bonds, including in the USA, the EU, Switzerland, Japan, etc will most likely fail to pay for asset management charges, let alone generate positive returns for you. The real return across many emerging countries are below zero. With the number of bankruptcy cases having increased to record high in the USA, and still counting, one never knows the fate of high yield papers. What is the way out? How do you meet your future goal in the post pandemic world?
In our quest to find answers to these questions lurking inside our intellect, we invite you to join us on September 26, 2020 at 6 PM India Standard Time to listen to this webinar with our guest speaker Sajal J. Heda, CEO & Founding Partner, Amana Global Partners.
Guest Speaker: Sajal J. Heda, CFA, CAIA, CDDA, CEO & Founding Partner, Amana Global Partners
Moderator: Madhusudan Subramanian, CAIA, CFA, Founder and Chief Information Officer, Azimuth Research, CAIA India Chapter Executive
6:00PM Welcome and Introduction by Madhusudan Subramanian
6:10PM Presentation by Sajal J. Heda
6:50PM Q&A Audience moderated by Madhusudan Subramanian

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Sajal Heda
Organization: Amana Global Partners

Sajal is CEO and Founding Partner of Amana Global Partners. He has two decades of experience managing global investments for sophisticated Single Family Offices. He has allocated more than USD 5 billion in global investments. Alternative Investment CIO magazine had selected him, on their ‘40 under 40’ Chief Investment Officer list for 2016 and he is honoured to be the only CIO globally to be recognized from SFO space. AIWMI has selected Sajal on its 2020 ’40 under 40’ Alternative Investments professional. He was involved with many notable international committees mainly – CFA Disciplinary Review Committee, Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Investor Steering Committee, CAIA Middle East Advisory Committee, Evolvence India fund advisory and others. He is CAIA, CFA and CDDA Charterholder, CMA certified and has an MBA from London Business School. He is actively involved on international conference speaker’s circuit and have been regularly invited as speaker at prominent alternative investment conferences globally, mainly New York, Boston, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, London, Geneva, Dubai, Singapore and others. During his association with AIMA he was involved with writing papers on subjects like Liquidity, Portfolio transformers and Beyond 60/40. He is an avid traveller and have been passionately involved in collecting Indian contemporary art.

Madhusudan Subramanian

Mr. Madhusudan Subramanian Founder and Chief Information Officer, Azimuth Research Mr. Madhusudan Subramanian is the Founder and CIO of Azimuth Research, a leading global investment research and analytics firm based in Mumbai. He has worked at MSCI, Morgan Stanley, Principal Financial Group, Kotak Mahindra Group and American Express in roles spanning Quantitative investment research and strategies, new product development, risk analytics and Fin-Tech ventures. As a former Executive Director and Co-Head of Global Quantitative Research and a Member of Equity Index Committee at MSCI, he oversaw nearly USD 50 billion+ ETF and smart beta strategies linked to MSCI Global, Factor, ESG and Economic Exposure Indexes. He brings over 20 years of experience in Global Equities, Quantitative Research, Factor and ESG based investing. His expertise lies in employing a distinct “Quantamental” research process that integrates Quantitative Factor Analytics with deep fundamental and thematic analysis to uncover high quality growth and value stocks and run Systematic multi-asset trading strategies across Developed and Emerging markets. Mr. Madhusudan received an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a Masters Diploma in International Business from NMIMS, Mumbai and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Trichy. He also holds the CFA and CAIA designations.