Indian Private Equity Takes Off!

Saturday, 12 August 2017 by

Private Equity (PE) in India is still in its nascent stage, accounting for roughly 1 per cent of GDP. This is in contrast to almost 3 per cent in the US. However, PE funding has come a long way in the recent past, accounting for 3 to 5 per cent of the total capital raised

Third largest electric component maker for auto sector Dhoot Transmission today agreed to acquire 100 per cent equity in Scotland-based TFC Cable Assemblies for Rs 100 crore, which will help the Aurangabad- based firm to strengthen its presence in Europe. The deal will help the Rs 600-crore family-owned Dhoot to make a foray into the lucrative

In its nearly 28 years of existence, Singhi Advisors had advised clients on more than 1,000 transactions with total deal value of about $6 billion. The investment banking firm, started in 1989, has emerged as a home-grown firm focussing on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions. Singhi Advisors is now looking to convert fee income

Mumbai: Mahesh Singhi, founder and managing director of Mumbai-based transaction advisory firm Singhi Advisors, has been on the forefront of investment banking in India for above two decades across sectors in private equity, debt and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). In an interview, Singhi comments on the current deal making environment and investors’ sentiment. Edited excerpts: Private

The importance of the Indian chemical industry in the growth and expansion of the economy can be gauged from the fact that it accounts for around 2.1 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). India is the sixth largest chemicals producer in the world and has entrenched itself as a formidable player in

Running a successful company full of high achievers and model team members is something most bosses dream of, however a by-product of this might be that your team members wish to start their own business. After experiencing success within a company many will want to try their hand at running things themselves, after all there’s

Indian stressed-asset deals will increase this year as bad loans rise and reforms pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government start to bear fruit, according to the nation’s top investment banker. Interest will come from both strategic buyers and private equity firms, said Vishal Kampani, managing director of JM Financial Ltd., the former joint venture partner of

Sexual wellness brand Japani up for sale

Thursday, 01 September 2016 by

Mumbai: Japani, a leading Ayurvedic brand in the sexual wellness category in India, is up for sale. Promoters of its owner, Uttarakhand-based Chaturbhuj Pharmaceutical Co., want Rs.500 crore for it, said two people close to the development. The brand has a presence in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar and Rajasthan. Anand Rathi Investment Banking has been hired