The spectrum of AIBI's activities is wide.
AIBI is the nodal point for the assimilation and dissemination of information relating to the merchant banking industry. Thus AIBI ensures that its members are aware of the latest rules/guidelines issued by various statutory authorities, as also other matters of interest.
AIBI is the merchant banking industry's sole representative to all statutory authorities, in particular, SEBI. The Chairman of AIBI is on the Primary Market Advisory Committee of SEBI
To ensure healthy competition within the industry, AIBI has published its Code of Conduct for Merchant Bankers. This document sets out the broad parameters and the spirit in which the members of AIBI should conduct business.
AIBI has also produced a Due Diligence Handbook, which has proved to be a useful tool for merchant bankers. This handbook is currently under revision.
For the benefit of investors, AIBI has brought out an Investor's Education Handbook.
Concurrent with the activity of educating investors, AIBI regularly conducts/sponsors talks and seminars on financial matters.
AIBI regularly submits a Pre-Budget Memorandum to the Finance Ministry. This memorandum expresses the concerns of the industry and requests specific changes in various financial legislations that would help better the range of services and opportunities provided by the industry.
AIBI is also the intra-industry arbitrator on all matters arising between its members.