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One in Five PE Fund Managers To Go Out Of Business : Coller Survey – VCCircle

June 20, 2011 by

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The financial sector might have seen through the headwind of the severe credit crisis with minor bruises, but a shakeout in the private equity industry is now imminent. Investors’ selectivity and concerns about returns will drive 20 percent of private-equity managers out of business, according to a survey by Coller Capital Ltd, a leading global investor in private equity’s secondary […]

Decoding Jhunjhunwala, India’s Buffett, on market direction – FirstPost

June 20, 2011 by

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No one in the market will tell you that stock prices are going to crash. To figure that out, you have to read between the lines when they talk a lot. In a recent interview published by The Economic Times, India’s ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala gave his take on the direction the markets will take […]

Isn’t it time for Asians to live life king-size? – Reuters

June 15, 2011 by

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(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters) Have you wondered why it is that Asians, even the ones who are affluent, seem to have a lower quality of life than the average guy from the developed world? Now why would that be so? Critics might […]

Factory floor, not software park, crucial to India growth – Reuters

June 13, 2011 by

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If India is to become a manufacturing powerhouse it will need to make things easier for people like Nikhil Nanda, joint managing director of Escorts Ltd, a Delhi-based tractor maker. The company self-generates up to 40 percent of its power, scrambles to find and retain staff to operate increasingly sophisticated machinery, and must ride herd […]

Infosys to pay KV Kamath special fee of Rs 67 lakh – ET

May 31, 2011 by

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KV Kamath, the man who built India’s second-largest bank, ICICI Bank, and who is now set to take over as non-executive chairman of India’s second-largest IT exporter, Infosys, will be compensated with an additional fee of around Rs 67 lakh for his new responsibilities. Mr Kamath, 63, is replacing NR Narayana Murthy , the visionary […]

Flower farms a budding investment in India – Reuters

May 22, 2011 by

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A decade ago, Rahul Pawar made an unusual and risky choice — to grow flowers in the centre of India’s biggest sugar-producing state Maharashtra. Now he’s reaping the rewards of his 1.1 million rupee investment as increasingly affluent Indians want his bright blooms for their weddings and festivals. “Every year we are seeing a rise […]

RIL funnels money and business to Mukesh’s private companies- Fristpost

May 19, 2011 by

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Sure, he’s the boss. But should Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) be paying Mukesh Ambani Rs 4,300 crore for bankrolling his private companies for fuel, transport, power, water and gas distribution? That’s the amount Reliance paid Mukesh Ambani’s companies in the year ended March 2011 for services rendered. The number has grown steadily over the years […]