Guidelines & Rules for Mulyankan 2012

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1.       Consider that you are an investment analyst and you have been given an assignment of analyzing outbound acquisitions by Indian companies.
2.       Now take up any case of an Indian company having acquired controlling stake in a foreign company (outbound acquisition by Indian company). Conduct an independent research and analyze the case.
3.       While taking such a study avoid much talked about cases of Tata Corus, Hindalco Novelis.
4.       An illustrative list of outbound acquisitions by Indian companies has been given in the annexure.(For annexure please download the Mulyankan 2012 brochure above)
5.       You are required to carry out your own research, examine and analyze the case and prepare a detailed report on various aspects which may include:
                     i.       How did the company zero in on the target foreign company?
                   ii.       Objectives of Indian company for such outbound acquisition.
                  iii.     Valuation of Target Company. ( Consideration )
                 iv.       Due diligence, structuring and legal issues involved in examination of such outbound acquisitions.
                   v.        Post acquisition financial performance of both acquiring as well as the target company and comparing the same with pre-acquisition performance.
                 vi.       Synergistic benefits realized by both the acquiring as well as target company.
                vii.      Crossed cultural issues in Integration.
6.       Hence while selecting your case study, please ensure that you select such a case where at least one balance sheet post acquisition is available to render comparative analysis possible.
7.       Overall limit of your study paper should not exceed 25 pages ( Please refer rules of the competition in this regard)


1)       The Competition is open only for Second (II)/ Final Year Finance students of Management Institutes under the Full – time Program.
2)      A team will comprise of minimum 2 members and maximum of 3 members and members must be from the same institute.
3)      Maximum 3 teams can participate from the same institute. A student can neither be a part of more than one team, nor can a team make more than one report submission.
4)      Report  should not exceed 25 pages –single side ( plus 1 Cover Page )
[ A4 size paper, Font Style : Times New Roman, Font Size : 12 ,Justified , Line Spacing: 1.5, Pages serially numbered. ]
5)      To maintain the anonymity of the participants as well as the institute in the screening process, the names or any other details of the team members or the Institute shall be mentioned on the cover page only. Please ensure that any such details are not revealed on any other page. In case such identity is revealed on any page such entry will be disqualified.
6)      A soft copy of the report has to be mailed on the  latest by 31st August, 2012 by 6.00 p.m. The printed copy of the report should reach the institute latest by 2nd September, 2012 by 6.00 p.m.  Institute will not be responsible for any postal/courier delay.
7)      The report should bear a rubber stamp of your institute only on the cover page of the report. Also enclose photo copies of identity cards of the participating team members along with the report.
8)      A panel of independent Judges will do preliminary evaluation and TOP FIVE (5) teams will be selected for Finals. Selected teams will be intimated by 1st October 2012. Final presentation will have to be made with the help of Power point slides on 12th October 2012 at our Institute Auditorium.
9)      A code number will be allotted to each participating team at the time of report submission to maintain anonymity of participants.
10)   The final presentation should not exceed 20 minutes
- At the end of 15 minutes a warning bell shall be given
- At the end of 20 minutes the final bell shall be given, indicating the participants to
   terminate their presentations at that moment.
        This shall be followed by a 10 minutes Q & A round by the panel.
11)  The Final presentation will be judged by independent, eminent professionals. Identity of the   teams will not be revealed to the judges Violation of any of  the above rules will lead to an immediate disqualification of the team, without any further discussion.
12)      The decision of the judges shall be final.

NOTE: Accommodation facility will be provided to short listed teams coming from outstation cities on the date of the competition.