• Budget 2017: Digital Businesses hope FM to unravel red tape

    January 24, 2017 | Digital, Financial Services | The Economic Times | Media mention

    The digital economy is set to double in three years from around $80 billion and expand to $0.5 trillion ($500 billion) in less than a decade. The catch? Digital businesses are still often covered by brick-and-mortar factory-era rules. “For the digital economy to get to its full potential, doing

  • Tension with govt to ease as RBI cuts rates

    September 30, 2015 | Financial Services | The Times of India | Media mention

    The RBI announced a substantial rate cut as baby steps such as another 25 basis points reduction would have fallen well short of expectations and seriously impeded NDA's efforts to quicken investment and boost growth. "Interest rate cuts will be very welcome by India Inc and should help improve

  • Interview: Building India with private equity

    June 01, 2011 | Reuters | Media mention

    Private equity investors are poised to play a faster-growing role in financing much-needed infrastructure projects in India, a country infamous for clogged roads and power outages and lacking a mature local bond market to provide long-term project funding.

  • Private equity paves road for India's infrastructure

    June 01, 2011 | Reuters | Media mention

    The slew of big-ticket infrastructure projects in India have raised the return expectations of the private equity players, raising the cost of capital for the companies who are in urgent need of capital to start the projects.

  • Number of Chinese high net worth individuals nearly doubles since onset of global recession, according to far-reaching "2011 China Private Wealth Study"

    April 18, 2011 | Press release

    Beijing, China-April 20, 2011-The number of Chinese high net worth individuals (HNWIs) is projected to rise to 585,000 in 2011, nearly twice as many as in 2008, finds a new study of more than 2,500 HNWIs conducted by Bain & Company, in collaboration with China Merchants Bank.

  • Asian exchanges risk missing out on merger wave

    February 15, 2011 | FT Tilt | Media mention

    In the midst of stock exchange consolidation, Asian exchanges are suddenly faced with losing their competitive advantages in domestic markets to these larger exchanges, and must decide whether or not to pursue similar alliances.

  • In capitalism, Sun's co-founder sees a pathway to help the poor

    October 05, 2010 | The New York Times | Media mention

    Vinod Khosla, the billionaire venture capitalist and co-founder of Sun Microsystems, wants to challenge other rich Indians to do more to help their country's poor.

  • Independents' day: private equity entrepreneurs

    August 12, 2010 | Forbes India | Media mention

    The biggest concern for limited partnerships is that in spite of a few blockbuster exits here and there, the aggregate returns from private equity investing in India over the last decade is abysmally low, possibly in single digit percentage points.

  • PE firms now look for pros within

    July 26, 2010 | Private Equity | The Economic Times | Media mention

    Between 2004 and 2008, PE and VC firms invested nearly $43 billion in India and have funded around 1,400 companies, as per consulting firm Bain & Company.

  • PE activity in India rising, but buyouts still scarce

    July 21, 2010 | | Media mention

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