Chasing growth sans sustainability has led to the unprecedented phase of the slowdown in the auto sector. The prolonged phase of muted demand has led to production cuts. The slowdown blues and the evolution of mobility technologies have altered the Merger & Acquisition (M&A) and Joint Venture (JV) landscape of automotive and auto component sectors


Cyclical problems can be addressed by periodical policy interventions like reducing repo rates by the RBI meant to boost consumption and investment by infusing more liquidity in the economy. The challenges only seem to surmount for Modi 2.0 as the Indian economy faces an unprecedented slowdown in recent years. Slackening consumer demand has led to


The Founder and MD of Singhi Advisors shares how taking impromptu cycling trips helps him stay destressed. Cycling forms an extremely important part of Mahesh Singhi, Founder and MD, Singhi Advisors’s workout routine. The global investment banking firm boss told ET Panache of how he manages to make time for this. “I make it a

The Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has laid down the way forward for lenders to expedite recovery and resolution of stressed assets while maintaining priority of claims in order. It also gives creditors more headroom to take a call on distressed assets and further strengthen the corporate bond market, which is fundamental to infrastructure financing

Aurangabad-based auto electric component maker Dhoot Transmission has agreed to acquire the entire stake in TFC Cables Assemblies, Scotland, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction, which would be the third by the Indian firm, will help the company expand its presence in Europe and get access to key auto component markets in Western Europe. The deal is

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