Media & Events
Treasury Elite (TE) is a platform envisioned to facilitate sharing of knowledge and information pertaining to every aspect of treasury management among its members. Treasury Elite is proud to have CFOs and MDs of several leading corporate houses as its members. With every successful event, the support for the forum and participation has seen a manifold increase.
Treasury management is a highly specialized and dynamic field and therefore it is of paramount importance to stay abreast with the latest trends and developments. Treasury Elite events present an ideal opportunity to its participants to interact and discuss the best practices being followed in treasury management. It provides a pedestal to the treasury fraternity to voice the concerns and needs of corporate treasuries so that they can be put forth to concerned authorities.
Treasury Elite events have been organized in partnership with various industry bodies and associations. These events include award functions, seminars, conferences, mentoring & training sessions. Treasury Elite has been privileged to have had eminent speakers deliver keynote addresses in the past.
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Treasury Elite Conclave - February 2017
Treasury Elite Conclave powered by IFA Global hosted another landmark event in Mumbai on 10th February 2017 at the Boundary Hall, MCA Club, BKC. The theme of the event was 'Budget 2017- Impact on Financial Markets'.
The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. Raamdeo Agrawal (Joint MD- Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd.), and the following people were with him on the panel for the discussion:
- Mr. Navneet Munot- Chief Investment Officer, SBI Mutual Fund
- Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti- Founder & Chief Mentor, Baker Tilly DHC Pvt. Ltd.
- Mr. Harihar Krishnamoorthy- Treasurer, FirstRand Bank
The Moderator for the event was Mr. Harsha Subramaniam (Executive Producer at Bloomberg Media Group)
The event was a great success with more than 90 attendees from renowned companies from all over Mumbai.
Treasury Elite Conclave - October 2016
Treasury Elite Conclave powered by IFA Global hosted another event in Mumbai on 7th October 2016 at the Boundary Hall, MCA Club, BKC. The theme of the event was 'Financial Sector Reforms: Role of Markets, Institutions and Regulators'.
The Chief Guest for the event was Mr. Rashesh Shah (CEO & Chairman at Edelweiss Group), and the following people were with him on the panel for the discussion:
- Mr. Ridham Desai (Managing Director at Morgan Stanley)
- Mr. Ashish Parthasarthy (Treasurer at HDFC Bank)
The Moderator for the event was Mr.Harsha Subramaniam (Executive Producer at Bloomberg Media Group)
The event was extremely intriguing and was thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by attendees from more than 85 companies, they all look forward to be part of many such events.
Treasury Elite Conclave - August 2016
Treasury Elite powered by IFA Global hosted an event in Mumbai on 5th August 2016 at the Boundary Hall, MCA Club, BKC. The theme of the event was 'Global Financial Markets and Credit Scenario 2016-17'. New Challenges, New Opportunities!
The chief guest for the event was Mr. Madhusudan Kela- Chief Investment Strategist at Reliance Capital. Following people were there with him on the panel with him for discussion:
- Mr. Ajay Mahajan, Head - Commercial and Wholesale Banking, IDFC Bank
- Mr. Jitendra Jain (Chief Financial Officer - Corporate Finance of GMR Group),
- Dr. Ajit Ranade, Chief Economist - Aditya Birla Group
The moderator for the event was Mr. Harsha Subramaniam - Executive Producer, Bloomberg Media Group
The event was thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by all the attendees and they look forward to be a part of many such events. Mr. Sanjay Kumar Jain from Reliance said' It was a very stimulating and thought provoking discussion relevant to today's VUCA world.'
Treasury Elite Conclave
TE Conclave 2016, powered by IFA Global saw a huge success on 7th April 2016 at the MCA Club, BKC, Mumbai when some of the best Financial minds of the country came together to discuss the 'Financial Markets 2016 in the VUCA World'.
The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Nilesh Shah - CEO & Managing Director - Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund as the chief Guest.
With him on the panel were:
Mr. Jitendra Jain (Chief Financial Officer - Corporate Finance of GMR Group),
Mr. Jayesh Mehta (Managing Director & Country Treasurer - Bank of America),
Ms. Brinda Jagirdar (Ex SBI Chief Economist)
Mr. Abhishek Goenka (CEO & Founder - IFA Global.)
The event received accolades in the form of Testimonials from the attendees who said "Keep up the good work. We are with you." - Mr. Kailash Lalpuria, Indocount Industries Ltd.
Effective Treasury Management
IFA Global participated in the Natural Fibre Conclave 2015 organized by CITI (Confederation of Indian Textile Industry) in Coimbatore. The conclave was attended by distinguished honchos of the Indian Textile industry. Mr M.L. Jhunjhunwala, President, LNJ Bhilwara group; Mr Sanjay Jha, MD, TT Textiles; Mr B.K Patodia, Chairman GTN Textiles Ltd, Mr Suresh Kotak, Chairman, Kotak & Co Ltd; Mr S. Dinakaran, Joint Managing Director, Sambandam Spinning Mills Ltd were amongst the eminent people present at the event.
Mr Abhishek Goenka, founder & CEO, IFA Global, presented his views on FX markets and effective treasury management. Mr Goenka’s insights on the latest trends in treasury management, relevant to the textile industry, were much appreciated by the audience present”
FX Risk Management
India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd. participated in the 10th VIA INEXPO organized by Vapi Industries Association (VIA). The event was supported by Federation of Industries Association Gujarat (FIA), Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
With an aim to enhance the knowledge about the challenges and developments primarily in the textile, chemical and electronic industries, Mr. Abhishek Goenka (Founder and CEO - India Forex Advisors Private Limited) gave the requisite inputs on "FX Risk Management”.
Currency Risk Management
India Forex Advisors in association with Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA) organized a training session for TEA members at Tirupur. The session was delivered by Mr. Abhishek Goenka (CEO and Founder). The key topic of the event was “Currency Risk Management “which was conducted with an aim to update textile entrepreneurs on various challenges and opportunities.
Some of key attendees included Mr. Thirukkumaran (Executive Committee Member of TEA), Mr. Dhanapal (MD, Kandhan Knitss) and Mr. Shanmugam (MD, Premier Knits Apparel India) .
FX Risk Management Strategies
Texprocil in association with India Forex Advisors organized a training session for its members at Mumbai. The session was delivered by Mr. Abhishek Goenka (CEO and Founder). The key topic of the event was “FX Risk Management Strategies “which was conducted with an aim to update cotton entrepreneurs on various challenges and opportunities.
Some of key attendees include Mr. R.K Dalmia(President, Century Textles and Industries Ltd.), Mr.Ujwal Lahoti (Executive Chairman, Lahoti Overseas Limited) and Mr.A.Ravindra Kumar (Deputy Director,The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council)
Indian Cotton Conference 2014
India Forex Advisors participated in the Indian Cotton Conference 2014 organized by The Northern Indian Cotton Association Ltd (NICA) at Gurgoan. The event saw participation of official members of Northern India Textile Mill Association (NITMA), Indian Cotton Federation,Coimbatore(ICF), All Gujarat Cotton Ginners Association, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), Texprocil, Punjab Cotton Factories and Ginners Association and Maharashtra Cotton Brokers Association.
The training on behalf of IFA was imparted by Mr. Abhishek Goenka (Founder and CEO). Some of the key attendees incude Mr.Aamir Akhtar ( CEO, Arvind Limited) , Mr. Arun Sekhsaria
(MD, DD Cotton Pvt. Ltd.),Mr. Sanjay Jain (President, TT Ltd), Mr.Rajesh Mandawewala (Managing Director, Welspun India Limited) and Mr. Rakesh Rathi ( President, NICA).
FX Risk Management
In a quest to amplify our success and enhance the level of commitment to our clients, IFA expanded to a new office at Ahmedabad. The event was enriched with a corporate training program on FX Risk management. Specific forward strategies based on the current market scenario and how they can act as comprehensive cost cutting measures for businesses varying across sizes and complexities. In a bid to magnify the knowledge on options as a hedging instrument, strategies were discussed and received stupendous response from the participants. The training on behalf of India Forex Advisors was imparted by Mr. Abhishek Goenka (CEO and Founder), Mr. Dharmesh Makhwana (Associate Director) and Mr. Pranesh Upadhyay (Senior Analyst).
Key topics covered under the event were forward hedging strategies, various options categories and strategies that can be adopted by thembeneficially
Indian Spice and Foodstuff Exporters' Association
India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd.participated in the 23rd Annual General Meeting organized by Indian Spice & Foodstuff Exporters’ Association (ISFEA) at Mumbai. Officials from Spices Board Of India , Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) , World Spice Organization (WSO), Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) and Unjha APMC participated in the meeting accompanied with other premium spice exporters. The objective of the conference was Issues Related to International Trade and Government Policies and Practices. With an aim to enhance their knowledge about the challenges and developments in the industry, Mr. Dharmesh Makhwana (Associate Director), along with Khimesh Ambawat (Manager – Risk Advisory & Sales) and Rahul Mohan (Senior Analyst), gave the requisite inputs on various strategic functions regarding banking, treasury consulting and planning using relevant hedging instruments.
Forex Market: Opportunities and Challenges
After a successful event on June 7, 2014 in Mumbai, IFA organized a corporate training program for its clients in Delhi to create an insightful platform to interact and discuss strategies beneficial for importers and exporters based on the current market situations. The training on behalf of India Forex Advisors was imparted by Mr. Abhishek Goenka (CEO and Founder), Mrs. Komal Bhel (Assistant Vice President) and Mr. Ankit Patodia (Senior Manager) and Mr. Pranesh Upadhyay (Analyst).
Key topics covered during the event were Hedging Strategies using Forwards and Options, Impact of News on USDINR pair, RBI regulations affecting Importers and Exporters, Global and domestic market outlook.
Hedging Using FX Options
IFA phenomenally organized a Corporate Training Session exclusively for its valued clients . The theme of the event was a fundamental understanding and a corporate overview of “Hedging using FX Options” . The event saw participation of clients from the industrial hubs of Chennai, Karnal and Surat.
Mr. Manan Sampat, currently engaged with a Derivates and Option pricing company, was the guest speaker at the event putting across an exemplary talk about Option Strategies along with illustrative examples that can be followed appropriately in the current market scenario. Case studies across various industries were also discussed to provide a better understanding of options as a hedging instrument and its variability across various sectors.
Dollar - Rupee Expectations 2013-14 & Technical Analysis
IFA had a smashing success in the form of a Corporate Training Programme organized especially for its valued clients. The event saw participation from clients from cities as far as Kakinada in Tamil Nadu.
Mr. V. Rajagopal, Ex-Treasury Head, ICICI Bank & Kotak Mahinda Bank was the Guest Speaker at the event and captivated the audience's awe throughout the day with his impeccable delivery and astounding examples on everything related to Technical Analysis and its importance while understanding Forex Exposures.
The session garnered stupendous reviews by the participants:
"The presentation & technical aspects' explanation & graphic representation was excellent. It gave a loud & clear picture on understanding of graphs." - Mr. K. C. Umesh, Sr. Manager - Finance.
"Initiative taken by IFA to train the clients and create awareness about using technical tools & techniques is highly appreciated." - Mr. Mahesh Tanna, GM - Finance.
Indian Rupee Volatility - Strategies for Importers & Exporters
Mr. Abhishek Goenka, CEO & Founder of India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd. participated in the 35th Annual General Meeting of Ludhiana Management Association (LMA) at Ludhiana. The topic of the conference was "Turning the Challenges into Opportunities" which was conducted with an aim to update the entrepreneurs on various challenges and opportunities and developments in their respective fields and give necessary inputs for strategic planning for both Importers & Exporters.
Doing Business with CIS Countries & Business Opportunities in IESS - 2014
India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd. participated in a Seminar on Doing Business with CIS Countries & Business Opportunities in IESS - 2014 as organized by the Engineering Export Promotions Council (EEPC) at Nagpur in association with Vidarbha Industries Association. Senior Analyst, Mr. Chintan Bhuptani & Analyt, Mr. Vivian Pinto delivered a session on the topic - Focus on Rupee – Impact of Global factors and preparing Companies for upcoming volatility.
Other speakers at the forum included Mr. Rajat Srivastava, Regional Director, EEPC India, Mumbai and Mr. S. V. Doke, Branch Manager, ECGC, Nagpur.
Indian Rupee Volatility - Strategies for Exporters
Mr. Abhishek Goenka, CEO & Founder of India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd. participated in the 6th CEO Conference at SIMA TEXPIN 2013 organized by the Southern India Mills' Association. The topic of the conference was "Turning the Challenges into Opportunities" which was conducted with an aim to update the textile entrepreneurs on various challenges and opportunities and developments in the textile field and give necessary inputs for strategic planning.
Foreign Exchange Fluctuations and its Implications on Indian Economy
A lecture was delivered by Mr. Abhishek Goenka, Founder and CEO of India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd., during Finance Continuum - Global Financial Architecture at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay, Powai. Mr. Goenka started off by addressing the crowd as “Young Managers – The future of India”. He demonstrated his analysis on the trends in the exchange rate between USD and INR over the last 17 years and much more.
Focus on Rupee – Impact of Global Factors and Preparing Companies for Upcoming Volatility
Prakash K. Vaghani (Chairman, RCMA), Himanshu R. Kamani (Secretary, RCMA), Mahavir Vaid(Senior Member, RCMA).
Rupee Volatility 2012-2013 & Hedging Strategies for Exporters and Importers
Mr. Kamal P. Nanavaty - President, Reliance Industries.
The Impact of Global & Domestic Events on Rupee Exchange Rates – Mitigation of Risk through Hedging and Preparing Exporters for Upcoming Volatility
Mr. Amit Goyal (Regional Chairman - FIEO, Western Region)