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IP0 Summit 2024 Empowering the Future of Capital Markets


Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), in collaboration with Central Depository Company (CDC) and National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited (NCCPL), under the aegis of the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), is proud to present its landmark event for the year, the IPO Summit 2024. The summit aims to empower the future of the capital markets by discussing, networking, advising, and clearing the pathway to encourage companies to raise equity and debt from the Exchange platform. Various aspects of the IPO process will be brought to light enabling stakeholders to explore how new technologies, regulatory changes and evolving investor preferences can be leveraged to successfully navigate the ever-changing capital market environment. The theme of the summit emphasizes the importance of IPO as a crucial instrument for companies to raise capital, fuel growth and contribute to the overall growth of Pakistan’s economy.

Pakistan Stock Exchange and key stakeholders involved in IPO process which include CTIs, securities brokers, investment bankers, venture capitalists, legal advisors, regulatory experts, top management of companies considering to go public, and finance & investment industry experts are joining hands to work together at the IPO Summit 2024. The summit is a joint collaborative effort of the capital market SROs, PSX, CDC & NCCPL, and the SECP. The purpose behind this productive endeavor is to increase understanding of the IPO process, facilitate greater number of IPOs with enhanced convenience while encouraging companies to raise equity and debt through the Exchange.

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What’s in it for you

Whether you are a Consultant to the Issue (CTI), securities broker, investment banker, venture capitalist, legal advisor, regulatory expert, or an executive of a company considering the option to go public by listing on the Exchange, the IPO Summit is for you. As part of the finance and investment industry or as an executive of your company, you can learn more about the IPO process, network with CTIs, securities brokers, investment bankers and others, and you can get an insight in the regulatory aspects, technological solutions as well as evolving investor preferences for an enhanced IPO experience and facilitation.

Embark on the quest to increase your learning curve on the IPO process, specially if you are part of the management of a company considering to go public and raise capital by listing on the Exchange. Through panel discussions, speeches, and presentations, you can enhance your understanding of the IPO process and how it can be leveraged to optimize the results. The IPO is the gateway to the next level of corporate advancement of listing, achieving the following objectives:

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Speakers and Panelists

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Presented by:

Ms. Raeda Latif

Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer - Pakistan Stock Exchange

Presented by:

Mr. Martin Graham

Managing Director – Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Presented by:

Mr. Musadaq Zulqarnain

Chairman– Interloop Limited

Presented by:

Mr. Muhammad Lukman

CEO – National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited

Presented by:

Mr. Imtiaz Gadar

CEO – JS Global Capital Ltd

Presented by:

Mr. Muhammad Sohail

CEO – Topline Securities Ltd

Presented by:

Mr. Muhammad Imtiaz Saithna, CFA

Head Project Finance & Infrastructure Advisory at HBL Ltd

Presented by:

Mr. Syed Amir Ali

Deputy CEO – Meezan Bank Limited

Presented by:

Mr. Muhammad Ejaz

CEO – Arif Habib Dolmen REIT Management Ltd

Presented by:

Ms. Nausheen Ahmed

Compliance and governance specialist, Advocate Sindh High Court

Presented by:

Mr. Farid Alam

CEO – AKD Securities Ltd

Our Esteemed Sponsors

The IPO Summit 2024 is sponsored by major capital market participants including:

Program Flow


PSX is organizing an IPO Summit along with the capital market SROs and SECP. This is going to be a flagship event to engage, guide and advise potential issuers while encouraging greater participation in IPOs.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, 20 January 2024

Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Venue: Marriott Hotel

Proposed Program:

For the IPO Summit, a mega event in collaboration with CDC and NCCPL is proposed to be held with following draft program flow. The speakers are yet to be confirmed

Time Program Flow
9:00 am – 9:30 am Registration and Collection of IDs
9:35 am –10:10 am Inaugural Ceremony
  • Qirat
  • National Anthem
  • Welcome Remarks by Mr. Farrukh H. Khan, MD & CEO Pakistan Stock Exchange
  • Message by Mr. Akif Saeed, Chairman SECP
  • Message by Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs and Chairperson of PSX
10:10 am – 10:40 am
  • Ms. Raeda Latif “The Ideal platform for Capital Raising”
  • Mr. Martin Graham How to enhance the chances of your IPO being a success & lessons from London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM)”
10:45 am – 11:00 am “Building a successful and long-lasting business” by Mr. Musadaq Zulqarnain, Chairman, Interloop Limited
11:00 am – 11:30 am Tea Break - Knowledge sharing over tea
11:35 am – 12:15 pm Panel Discussion: Equity Capital Raising
Mr. Shahid Ali Habib - Moderator
  • Mr. Sajjad Ali, SECP, Additional Director/ HOD
  • Mr. Syed Ahmad Abbas
  • Mr. Ali Asgher, CEO TPL REIT
12:20 pm – 12:35 pm “Business growth and shareholder value creation by leveraging the capital markets” by Mr. Mian Muhammad Mansha, Chairman MCB Bank Ltd
12:35 pm – 12:50 pm IPO Launchpad Series# 1 by Mr. Farid Alam, CEO AKD Securities Ltd “CTI’s evaluation, valuation, pitching investment process, prospectus, and application process”
12:50 pm – 1:05 pm CDC- An important link in the Capital Market Chain by Mr. Badiuddin Akber, CEO CDC
1:05 pm – 1:20 pm IPO Launchpad Series# 2 by Mr. Imtiaz Gadar CEO JS Global Capital Ltd ““Listing readiness, business plan, long term projections and QCR audited accounts”
1:20 pm – 2:20 pm Lunch and Namaz Break
2:20 pm – 2:35 pm The MIillat Story: Successful Management buyout by leveraging the capital markets ” by Mr. Sikandar Mustafa Khan, Chairman Millat Tractors Ltd
2:40 pm – 2:55 pm “Life in the capital markets as an investor and issuer” by Mr. Arif Habib
3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

IPO Launchpad Series# 3 by Mr. Muhammad Sohail, CEO Topline Securities Ltd “Listing application review, prospectus assessment and E-IPO”

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Presentation: “Developing the Debt Market in Pakistan”
  • Mr. Abdul Rehman Warriach, Commissioner, SECP
  • Mr. Muhammad Imtiaz Saithna, Head Project Finance & Infrastructure Advisory at HBL Ltd
  • Mr. Syed Amir Ali, DCEO, Meezan Bank Ltd
3:45 pm – 3:55 pm “Growing demand for REIT and its potential” by Mr. Muhammad Ejaz, CEO Arif Habib Dolmen REIT Management Ltd
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Tea Break
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm “Ensuring efficiency and risk management in the capital markets” by Mr. Muhammad Lukman, CEO NCCPL
4:30pm – 4:45 pm “Corporate Governance” by Ms. Nausheen Ahmed
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm “Impetus and Goals for listing”: Panel discussion by Raeda Latif – Moderator
  • Mr. Sohail Baig, CEO, Emaar Pakistan
  • Mr. Ali Masood, CEO CCL Pharma
  • Mr. Zarak Khan Khattak, CEO FF Steel
  • Mr. Kamal Mian, MD Fast Cables
  • Mr. Muhammad Amin Godil, Chairman International Packaging Films Ltd
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm “Investors perspective on IPOs” by Dr. Amjad Waheed, CEO, NBP Fund Management Ltd
5:45 pm – 6:00 pm Closing Ceremony