The â€œIB Leagueâ€ Case Study Competition is an investment banking competition run by STG (Strategic Transactions Group) of HSBC, Bangalore. The contest based on a hypothetical corporate situation, was open only to 7 top B-schools in the country,which include IIM Shillong, IIM Kozhikode, MDI Gurgaon, IIFT Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, SIBM Pune and SCMHRD Pune, to present the best solutions and to display their mettle in financial analysis, valuation and corporate finance .After an initial round of case submission, selected teams (â€œCampus Finalistsâ€) were shortlisted from the participants for their respective campus rounds to present the case to the HSBC team.
The Campus Winners from each campus then competed with each other in the national level â€œMega Finalsâ€ at HSBC STG Bangalore Office on 19th of November, 2015, where they presented their solutions in front of an elite panel replete with HSBC corporate stalwarts. Stretching over a span of 4 months, with challenging guidelines for each round of submission, the IB League contest was a truly rewarding experience for all participants. The immense exposure offered to the Investment Banking process and key workstreams involved was truly nonpareil.
Team Catalyst from SCMHRD, comprising of Atul Anand, Debapriya Mondal , Divesh Thakur, and Sonu S, emerged national runners-up in the contest.