Deal Pro

14th TO 16th September

IIM Bangalore’s International Business Summit Vista 2018, in association with VC Society presents to you Deal Pro.

The event aims to challenge students to come up with a private equity investment thesis for a listed firm in a select industry. The analysis could involve past and current industry dynamics, investment overview, take private investments, LBO, financial projections and returns on investment.


Round 1 (Pre-Vista Prelims):  Online/Email Submission (max. 2 A4 pages)

  • Round 1 is an elimination round.
  • Participants are to choose 1 firm out of 3 sector choices. The industry and firm details will be provided
  • Participants are required to submit a two page write up in MS-Word/PDF format


Round 2 (Finals): On-campus presentation before a panel

  • 6 teams will be selected for the final round
  • Teams are to present their investment thesis before a panel
  • Each team can comprise of a minimum of 3, and a maximum of 5 participants
  • All participants must belong to the same institute
  • An institute can have any number of teams participating. However, if a team member is found participating as a part of more than one team, all such teams shall be disqualified
  • The decisions of the organizers will be final and binding on all participants
  • Round 1 submission (max 2 page document) to focus on past and present industry dynamics, competitive positioning of industry, merits and demerits of investment, and investment structure.
  • Round 2 presentation (a PPT deck of max 10 slides) to include round 1 analysis, and transaction details (investment overview, financial projections, assumptions, returns on investment, any other)
  • Decisions taken by the panel of judges will be final and binding


Submission to be sent to: before 11:59:59 PM 30th August

Total Prizes of 20K at stake for grab!



Vignesh: 7708738264