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The new Telecom partner for Reliance ADAG | Advantage zyaada

The rescinding of the Non compete agreement after 10 years has seemingly been a long pending plan of action critical to Anil ambani’s Reliance. He has immediately moved in both … Continue reading

June 2, 2010 · 1 Comment

Prescriptions 'from' the happening FDI regime | An Advantage keynote

SATISFYING ISSUES OF WARRANTS, PREFERENCE CAPITAL AND FOREIGN CONTROL Visitors really appreciated the lack of clear cut guidelines from India’s distributed FDI regime with the EGOM / DIPP / SIA … Continue reading

June 2, 2010 · 3 Comments

The FDI round up | Advantage zyaada

Out of the $20 bn odd invested in this cycle, FIIs exited $3bn in this May nervous ticks.. FDI in multi brand retail has a tentative go ahead from government, … Continue reading

May 28, 2010

The real pace of India Infrastructure | Advantage ‘zyaada’

placeholder, tbd BASED ON THE MINT REPORT AND NEW REPORTING NORMS 50% of $1.3 bn airports [city side development] 9 kms of road vs 20km road planned 9.6 GW of … Continue reading

May 18, 2010

Bank Results season: India FY 2010

DCB has come in with another $200m loss in Q4, making it one of the few times, investors have supported a restructuring story that is much rather taking the ship … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

Adding Banks to a Trillion Dollar Economy | Advantage banks

Indians are raring to open new banks with NBFCs being inadequate for the brand aspirations and the global deal making capabilities of the local industrial houses like the “Tatas and … Continue reading

March 29, 2010

Ford sells another European Car brand

This commentary potentially discovers issues around the Volvo and Saab sales. Volvo sale closed over the weekend at a huge 300% loss of $4.7 billion to Ford, The Chinese luxury … Continue reading

March 29, 2010 · 3 Comments

Private Equity in Fashion and Lifestyle | NYTIMES.COM

When earlier last week, Phillips Van Heusen that owns iconic brands worldwide including ck, Van Heusen and IZOD and US brands that it licences like Geoffery Beene  bought over like … Continue reading

March 22, 2010

Revitalising Housing | Laying a global foundation

Home in the USA Over and above the $180 billion paid out to AIg to bail out its portfolio of illiquid low priced securities, AIG is still on the verge … Continue reading

March 11, 2010

UK's getting some new banks | Advantage Banking

Santander was planning an IPO in London in February even as Northern Rock proved to the world it could score profits. Its restructured GBP 20 bn retail bank and the … Continue reading

March 11, 2010