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Title : Analysis of Indian Finance Budget (2016-17) supported by SICO Investment Bank, Bahrain
Topic : Budget Analysis followed by “Cases in Recent Bahraini Capital Market Transactions” - Mr. Wissam Haddad (Head of Corporate Finance) and “GCC markets outlook 2017” - Mr. Nishit Lakhotia (Head of Research) - SICO
Date & Day : 15-02-2017 to 15-02-2017
Time : 17:30
Venue : Hotel Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
Faculty : Dinesh Kanabar CEO -  Dhruva Advisors LLP
CPE Hrs. : 4
Registration Fees: Nil
Registration Date: 05-02-2017 To 13-02-2017
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Dear Esteemed Members,


The Best Overseas Chapter of ICAI - 2016, announces one of the most anticipated event ….

Seminar on  "Analysis of Indian Finance Budget (2016-17)" supported by SICO Investment Bank, Bahrain on 15th February 2017 at Hotel Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa from 5.30 pm onwards.

Agenda for the Event is stated below


Event / Topic


5.30 pm – 6.15 pm

Registration & Networking


6.15 pm – 7.45 pm

Analysis of Indian Finance Budget (2016-17)

Dinesh Kanabar CEO of  Dhruva Advisors LLP

7.45 pm – 8.15 pm

Cases in Recent Bahraini Capital Market Transactions

Mr. Wissam Haddad, Head of Corporate Finance, SICO

8.15 pm – 8.45 pm

GCC markets outlook 2017

Mr. Nishit Lakhotia, Head of Research,  SICO

8.45 pm


CPE Hours

4 hours (Applied for)


The speakers’ profile are mentioned below for your reference.

Kindly register yourself for the event by visiting Chapter's website or through mobile app.


Mr. Dinesh Kanabar
Dinesh has over the decades, been recognized by his peer group as
amongst the top tax advisors in India. His ability to relate the business
strategies of clients to the tax and regulatory environment has been
recognized as unique and has played a critical role in evolving solutions
for clients.
Prior to founding Dhruva Advisors LLP, he held a series of leadership
positions across several large professional service organizations in
India. Most recently, he was the Deputy CEO of KPMG India where he
played a key role in developing and implementing the firm’s overall
strategy. He also served as Chairman of KPMG’s tax practice.
Before joining KPMG, he served as the Deputy CEO of RSM & Co, a
leading tax boutique in India and subsequently led the tax and
regulatory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) upon the merger
of RSM & Co with PwC.
He is a member of the National Committee of FICCI and the Chairman
of its Taxation Committee. He has worked with the Government on
several policy committees, including tax reforms. He was a member of
the Rangachary Committee which dealt with tax reforms in the IT / ITES
sector and evolved Safe Harbour Rules.
He has worked on some of the largest and most complicated M&A
transactions, internal reorganizations, tax litigation, Competent Authority
proceedings, Advance Pricing Agreements, etc. The list of corporates to
whom he has rendered services include some of the largest MNCs as
well as Indian business houses.

Head of Research
Joined SICO in 2009

Nishit has over 11 years’ diversified investment experience in the fields of risk management, hedge funds, private equity and sell-side research. Joining SICO Research in 2009 as a senior analyst, he was responsible for actively tracking the telecommunications, aviation, construction and cement sectors in the GCC. Nishit was promoted to Head of Research in 2013. Prior to SICO, he worked for an Iceland-based private equity firm with a focus on the Indian infrastructure sector. Nishit is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and a Financial Risk Manager from the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He holds an MBA (specialising in Finance) from the NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, India.


Wissam Haddad
Head of Corporate finance
Joined SICO in 2014

Wissam has more than 14 years'  experience in conventional and Sharia-compliant investment banking and private equity in the GCC .Prior to joining SICO, he was a Director with Gate Capital in Dubai.Previously, he held senior positions with UAE-based Najd Investments, Unicorn Capital, EmiratesNBD’s NBD Sana Capital, and Saudi National Commercial Bank’s NCB Capital and Eastgate Capital. He also worked with Gulf Finance House, Shamil Bank and BDO JawadHabib in Bahrain during the early part of his career. Wissam holds a BCom degree from Concordia University, Canada.




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