Be India’s top SMIF by yielding excellent returns & developing sterling investment knowledge within & beyond Samnidhy.
Providing a holistic view of market risks, the apt actions while imbibing decision-making skills in critical situations. The aim is to also develop leadership qualities by undertaking responsible positions and working for the growth of the firm.
Picture: Samnidhy Team. Batch of 2022-24
Samnidhy is TAPMI’s Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) registered with the Registrar of Karnataka. We are a student-driven firm, governed by the Board of Directors under the guidance of an advisory team comprising of Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director and Pro Vice-Chancellor [Management, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences], TAPMI, Prof. Krishna Prasad, Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Administration), TAPMI and Ms Shibani Sircar Kurian, Senior EVP, Fund Manager & Head-Equity Research, ESG Coordinator at Kotak Mutual Fund. Samnidhy stands for fostering fortunes, not only monetarily, but also by giving students a unique learning opportunity. We stand firm on our values of Learning, Leadership, and Growth and strive for all our stakeholders’ continuous development.
Samnidhy offers an excellent hands-on learning experience to its employees. The team gets to dabble in the markets with real money, which provides them with unparalleled exposure over two years. Regular brainstorming sessions within the team and mentorship sessions with seasoned professionals from the industry give us a flavour of what it takes to be a successful finance professional. From analyzing stock fundamentals, identifying investment opportunities, managing a portfolio of INR 21.4 lakhs, to coordinating external engagements & branding initiatives, Samnidhy ensures a holistic experience. Samnidhy engages a talented pool of 48 equity analysts, 19 marketing associates, and 3 HR executives to drive the organization towards its goal of becoming the number #1 SMIF in India.
The student fraternity of TAPMI invests with us through our annual NFO. Aligned with the institute’s mission, “To excel in post-graduate management education, research and practice”, we have planned various activities that run throughout the year, including but not limited to, investor education series, weekly newsletters, company analysis and updates, earnings analysis, and panel discussions with the analysts.
New Fund Offering (NFO) Samnidhy annually launches its New Fund Offering (NFO), featuring a series of events and a unique investing opportunity for the students spanning 2 to 3 weeks. During this period, prospective investors are presented with an exclusive opportunity to invest in the fund. Last year’s NFO garnered a remarkable response, raising a corpus of INR 10,44,000 and increasing the Assets Under Management (AUM) to INR 21.4 lacs. The NFO successfully attracted 312 new investors, resulting in a batch conversion rate of 58%.
Investors Meet: At Samnidhy, we prioritize investor awareness and believe in keeping our valued investors well-informed about the performance of their portfolios. To achieve this, we organize exclusive Investor Meets, providing an interactive platform for investors to exercise their right to question our in-house analyst team regarding their investments. These sessions play a vital role in cultivating an active investor mindset while also fostering peer-to-peer learning among our esteemed investors. We understand the significance of transparency and open communication, and through these Investor Meets, we aim to strengthen investor relationships.
Pragyavita Series: At Samnidhy, we are dedicated to empowering investors with practical knowledge through our Pragyavita Educational Workshop Series. Our workshops focus on providing valuable insights into investments, mutual funds, and stock markets. Through these workshops, we strive to equip investors with the necessary skills and understanding to make informed investment decisions.
EUREKA – Quiz Competition EUREKA, the exhilarating quiz competition is organised by Samnidhy. This engaging event is designed to assess participants’ expertise in the realm of finance and the corporate world through multiple stages of quizzes. EUREKA not only serves as a platform for students to test their knowledge but also helps them foster their competitive spirit and teamwork skills.
Social Media Engagements: We publish Weekly Newsletters, Company Analysis, Buzz News, and Fun-Fact Wednesday to keep our audiences engaged and updated. Our ‘Weekly Newsletters’ offer crisp analysis, recent highlights, and updates across 12 different sectors of the industry, providing valuable insights into the ever-evolving financial landscape. Additionally, we involve our audience by releasing ‘Company Analysis’ chosen by them through our social media handles. To make learning fun and interactive, we share quirky financial facts every Wednesday as part of our ‘Fun-Fact Wednesday’ initiative on social media. And for the latest buzz in the financial world, our ‘Buzz News’ keeps our followers updated with trending news and events
The heading Guest Testimonials will be replaced by “Word from Industry Experts”
– Anvesha Shrivastava, Marketing Associate
– Shaurya Vikrama Sinh, Senior Marketing Associate
– Sanjay Manghnani, Senior Equity Analyst
– Dhruv Gangal, Chief Research Officer
– Srishti Loomba – Chief Marketing Officer
– Paul Sebastian, Chief Executive Officer
– Yash Premani, Chief Human Resource Officer