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Tag Archives: Global investing

It’s Monday Again! You know it is still Deal time, Comcast finally about to close out?

The various Comcast deals seem to be coming to a close with $20 Bln just to swipe out a 3 mln odd subscribers to Charter Communications that are tipping the … Continue reading

April 28, 2014

US Mid Week Trading Report: Amazon posts close to $20 Bln in Topline, Apple lets iPad slide, Pharma gets big deal traction in earnings season US:SBUX, US:AMZN, US:AAPL, US:NFLX, US:CAT, US:AZN, US:NVS

More brew from the Seahawk line Seattle’s Best (as an Adjective clause, not just the coffee ) may well be Starbucks yet as it scored another 6% in comparable sales … Continue reading

April 25, 2014

The Global Agenda for 2012 – Thinking Ahead

Published articles on the way 2012 shapes up have a mile to go from here. However as New Year begins here in India, we at The Banking and Strategy initiative … Continue reading

October 24, 2011 · 2 Comments

Buy a hot-dog cart and don't bother for IPL teams | Advantage Dealbook

The PE shot selection shows the miracle | Advantage Indianomics It is amazing how top tier Private Equity firms start by building a portfolio in retail lifestyle and end up … Continue reading

July 8, 2011

India’s Extant FDI Policy Part-II | FIPB review 2009

India’s Extant FDI Policy Part-II | FIPB review 2009 ( 2009 saw a maximum number of 444 revenue proposals that brought in FDI and 122 proposals that involved zero FDI … Continue reading

April 11, 2010 · 2 Comments

A Private Equity patch | Advantage Research

India, China need a Cinderella The Private equity circles are obviously focussed a lot on Asia, probably because the cheaper , well priced deals are right now available with local … Continue reading

February 12, 2010

The entire $AIG research bag |

Another AIG update Posted on September 9, 2009. Filed under: Financial Markets, Global, TARP, US | Tags: Meltdown, RBS, AIG,Insurance, Aircraft Leasing, ILFC | Edit This As the world’s largest Aircraft Lessor, ILFC is still in play with a mountain of debt … Continue reading

September 9, 2009

AIG sells fast to make $80b

AIG is in quite a turn having to sell most of its profitable Asian and other International Insurance and Investment Management Businesses ( also see here) While it announced the … Continue reading

August 17, 2009 · 3 Comments

State of the Insurance Market (India) | Midweek Dropzone

  New players like Airtel and HSBC have been non-starters _TYY4 less than 10 seconds ago from web Other players falling behind include quasi Asset management peddlers like ICICI Prudential and … Continue reading

August 6, 2009 · 1 Comment

Citi divests non performing arms

Citigroup plans to sell 20 businesses in consumer finance area, many of them located in Europe, its CEO Vikram Pandit said in an interview with Singapore’s Business Times. He said … Continue reading

August 5, 2009 · 1 Comment