Street Smart-Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Event Details 

Street Smart
Title:
Street Smart
When:
25.09.2015 - 27.09.2015
Location:
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Category:
Institute Festivals/Fests

Organizer Details

Institute/Organizer:
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
Club/Society:
Forum for Industrial Interaction
Contact Name:
Shilpy Dua
Contact Phone:
8861410057
Contact Email:
shilpy14@iimb.ernet.in

Prizes

Prize Details:
Prizes worth INR 75000 at stake!

Description

"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than to buy a fair company at a wonderful price." -Warren Buffet

Valuation is at the heart of mergers and acquisitions. If you have a large appetite for numbers or even playing "The Price is Right", this is your chance to experience the thrill of a valuation. Be it a pitch to buy, or a pitch to sell, be prepared for the many challenges that face you when you land at IIM Bangalore. Pull out all your valuation techniques and all those complex models and be the smartest on the street!

Format:

Round 1 (Pre-Vista Prelims):

  • This is an elimination round
  • Online quiz consisting of valuation-based questions
  • Register on the Vista website for the online quiz

(Further details related to the quiz to be shared after registrations)

Round 2 (On-Campus Finals):

  • 8 shortlisted teams have to submit a presentation on a proposed deal along with the rationale behind its selection
  • Present it to the panel in the final round
  • One winner and one runner-up to be declared among the teams

Rules:

  1. This is a team event, with each team consisting of 2-3 participants. Members of the team can be from different institutes
  2. This event is open to business and post-graduate students, as well as students pursuing an undergraduate major in finance or a related discipline
  3. Teams are required to register on the IIMB Vista website and participate in the online quiz round. Multiple teams from the same college are allowed
  4. The quiz is to be attempted as a team, not individually
  5. IIM teams with students going on exchange are welcome to participate as long as there are 2 team members available during Vista
  6. The participants must carefully read through and agree to the following Terms & Conditions before registering 
    • All decisions in matters of eligibility, authenticity and final judgments will be with the organizing committee of VISTA, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
    • The format and structure is subject to change before the actual beginning of the event

Submission Details:

Round 1 (Pre-Vista Prelims):

  • Team registrations to be done on Vista website
  • One person has to register from each team with the team details.
  • Registrations to be done on or before: 5th September, 2015
  • Quiz to be held between 6th-9th September, 2015
  • Results and final case to be released on 10th September, 2015