The Indian roads sector has got into revival mode with improved intervention from the Central government, says SAPNA SETH A renewed commitment by the Narendra Modi government to spur the investment potential of the domestic infrastructure vertical has led to the spotlight being focused on the road sector, with a fresh slew of projects and

The last few years have seen the rise of many tech start-ups within the healthcare space. These start-ups mainly connect doctors to patients, doctors to other medical experts, patients to pharmacists, patients to healthcare providers, help people maintain their daily vitals through mobile apps, so on and so forth. All, of them established with one

May 17, 2016: &nbsp As deal activity and the mergers and acquisitions heat up, investment bankers are in for exciting times, says Mahesh Singhi, Managing Director of Singhi Advisors. Singhi Advisors is aninvestment banking firm, focused on providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate advisory services to domestic and international companies. With a team of 40 professionals,

Amidst a slowing of funds into the e-commerce and start-ups space, analytics players might buck the trend as they draw insights from raw data to help CEOs make crucial decisions. Sources say Fractal Analytics is in advanced talks to raise $100 million for a minority stake. Fractal’s performance is what will fetch it the funds;

With banks putting pressure on debt-laden companies, there will an influx of cheaply priced assets: MD of Singhi Advisors Home-grown investment banking companies are witnessing some amount of turbulence as corporate India is battling with a debt pile-up. During his visit to Bengaluru, Mahesh Singhi, MD of Singhi Advisors, a mid-sized i-banking company, spoke to BusinessLine on

Waiting to IPO?

Thursday, 01 September 2016 by

Will the bullish response to last year’s IPOs in the pharma and healthcare sector spur more companies to test the market in 2016? Will these hopefuls succeed in timing their IPOs just right? Or is this just hype and hope? By Viveka Roychowdhury Last year’s IPOs of Syngene International and Alkem Laboratories in the pharmaceutical space and

Everstone joins stressed asset play

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 by

The largest India-focused private equity investor Everstone Capital plans to step into an asset class where many fear to tread: stressed businesses. Everstone’s foray will be spearheaded by its new managing director Avnish Mehra, former country head of US buyout fund Advent International. Everstone, managing assets worth more than $3.3 billion, joins global giant KKR

New foreign-investment regulations recently unveiled for India’s online shopping industry are set to shake up the sector. India’s government at the end of March announced its official position on foreign investment into the country’s rapidly growing e-commerce industry, stating that overseas investors could take stakes of up to 100 per cent in e-commerce marketplace companies.

“Abhi bhi karna hai (you still want to do it?” Ramprasad and Jacob Mathew, two young investment bankers with DSP-Merrill Lynch (DSPML), were greeted with this question by their boss Hemendra Kothari, when they walked into his office a day after handing in their resignations at the firm. In the 24 hours since they had