Sahad P V
Sahad PV is the Founder and Editor of VCCircle.com.
All this is now causing some heartburn at Vodafone Plc. HQ in London. Except for that, it can only wait and watch and not roll back its investments.
How and why Chandrasekhar Bhaskar Bhave did not get another term as the chairman of market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India is now being revealed.
The Economic Times on February 1 front-paged a news item on the salaries of microfinance owners and professionals. The headline item was the remuneration of Udaia Kumar, Managing Director and owner of Share Microfin, who drew Rs 7.4 crore ($1.65 million) as compensation in financial year 2009-2010.
Ron Conway of SV Angel in Silicon Valley is one of the hottest VCs in the US startup ecosystem. Most recently Conway hit the headlines when he and Yuri Milner, the rock star CEO of Russia's Digital Sky Technologies, announced that the duo will invest $150,000 in each of the 43 startups coming out of Y Combinator's three-month bootcamp for startups.
AV Birla group made another big deal on Monday. The Mumbai based business group acquired US-based Columbian Chemicals Company for about $800 million. AV Birla group is one of the most active groups in M&A. It has made 17 deals worth $8.1 billion over the last five years.
When every entrepreneur dreams of listing his company, itâs strange one of Indiaâs most famous entrepreneurs is taking his company private. Indiaâs leading value-for-money detergent maker Nirma Ltd has moved a step further in delisting from Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange.
Chinese companies have learnt the art of launching IPOs in the US. While India boasts of only one MakeMyTrip (which debuted in Nasdaq three months ago) this year, China has several companies who successfully listed in the US markets. In the third quarter alone, 16 Chinese companies have filed in the US, which is compared with eight in the second quarter and 14 in the first three quarters of last year