A seminar was organised by Achromic Point Consulting an International consulting firm on ‘IPO & Private Equity Conclave’ on 15th April, 2011 at Hotel Eros Intercontinental Delhi where we ‘R & A Associates’ were the knowledge partners. The seminar was not only informative but also provided a great opportunity to network, exchange views and discuss ideas with the speaker and other delegates. Mrs. Rashida Adenwala and Mr. Raghu Babu were among the other distinguished speakers who addressed the delegates. Mrs Rashida Adenwala took up the topic on ‘Different forms of Fund Raising’ wherein she deliberated on Capital Markets and various forms of funding like capital, seed, venture, mezzanine etc., few of which were very novel forms of funding available in the present scenario. Her hands on experience in Private Equity, public offerings, preparation of business plans, listing of securities on AIMs, FCCB and GDR issues enabled her to satisfactorily respond to all the queries raised. The session was very interactive and appreciated by one and all. Mrs. Rashida Adenwala’s session was followed by the session from other renowned speakers. Mr. Raghu Babu took up the session on ‘Challenges and issues prior and post IPO’ which mainly covered Listing Agreement, Insider Regulations, Takeover code etc., Mr. Raghu Babu’s comprehensive knowledge of Mergers & Acquisitons, private equity and Listing Compliances was very vital during the session. The seminar created enormous visibility for R & A Associates & R & A will continue with this initiative of sharing knowledge in the coming times.