Dolat Cement Channel Check Conference

Dr J D Bapat got an opportunity to have one-to-one interaction with the reputed asset managers for cement industry. The interaction was conducted during the Dolat Cement Channnel Check Conference, organised at Mumbai on 16 June 2015. The following firms were represented:

  • Tata Asset Management Ltd.
  • Indiabulls Asset Management Co. Ltd.
  • Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co. Ltd.
  • Dolat Merchant Banking & Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • UTI Asset Management Co. Ltd.
  • Principal Pnb Asset Management Co. Pvt. ltd.
  • SBI Life
  • Peerless Funds Management Co. Ltd.
  • IL&FS Portfolio Management Services Ltd.
  • IndiaFirst Life Insurance
  • Mirae Asset Global Investments (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • PPFAS Mutual Fund
  • Union KBC Asset Management Co. Pvt. Ltd.

The following aspects having an impact on asset management of cement industry were discussed:

  • Gestation period for a cement plant
  • Cost structure of a greenfield cement plant
  • Land requirement for a greenfield project
  • Modern technologies of cement production: process development, energy and materials
  • Indian cement industry in terms of global standard
  • Conservation of natural resources including coal and limestone
  • Marketing and branding of cement