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The second day of IIBC 2019 was started with a panel discussion of ‘Investment Banking (IB) Talk’ which brought two experts in the field, Mr. Rendy Suryagama (Vice President of Investment Banking at Bahana Sekuritas) and Mr. Rezki Maulana Djohan (Vice President of Investment Banking at Mandiri Sekuritas). In this session, the speakers gave insights and knowledge about the life and career as Investment Bankers. Both of them laid out their daily activities, also discussed about required skills at their position. Moreover, they gave tips on how to survive in this demanding industry.

The day continued with ‘Networking with Practitioners’ where participants were given time to gain insights from each four practitioners that come from different backgrounds. The participating practitioners were Mr. Albert Eka Saputra (Associate at Boston Consulting Group), Mr. Steven Soetanto (Credit Manager at Modalku), Ms. Joviana Aprilia (CEO Office Manager at Amartha), and Mr. Ramadhan Putera Djaffri (Manager at AWR Lloyd). They shared about their experience in entering the professional work environment including the qualifications needed. Networking with Practitioners was intended to build participant’s network with professionals from several industries.

The last session of the day was the ‘Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Valuation Seminar’ led by Mr. Adrian Teja, CFA, CIPM (Faculty Member at Universitas Prasetiya Mulya). This session prepared the participants to work on the final case as it educated them about how a company deals with mergers, consolidations, and acquisitions along with the possible results that may happen. Mr. Adrian suggested that they should examine carefully the options to decide on the best final outcome. Finally, the awaited final case was distributed to the finalists which they received with great enthusiasm to win the competition.