December 30, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan
Investment banks with the maximum expertise in industrials, infrastructure and financial services segments topped the league tables this year, reflecting the type of transactions that were struck in 2016.
December 30, 2016 | Maulik Vyas
The government’s measures to open up more sectors for foreign direct investment and high debt levels that prompted companies to sell assets not only kept the deal street buzzing but also translated into big business for law firms.
December 30, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan
Canadian firms emerged as the top private equity investors by value in India this year, but that still wasn’t enough to arrest the decline in overall dealmaking.
December 30, 2016 | Ankit Doshi
Indian companies rushed to float initial share sales this year but overall fundraising on the stock exchanges slumped due to market volatility and weak economic and investment scenarios.
December 29, 2016 | Joseph Rai
Venture capital deals fell across stages this year after peaking in 2015 with early stage funding getting significantly hit both in terms of volume and value as investors turned extremely cautious and selective in placing their bets on startups despite adequate funds at their disposal.
December 29, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan
Private equity firms had another bumper year in terms of exits, with stake sale activity most notable in the manufacturing segment.
December 29, 2016 | Manu P Toms
India’s information technology industry strived to find newer opportunities and markets in 2016 as geopolitical uncertainties, a challenging business climate and technological shift clouded outlook.
December 28, 2016 | Ankit Doshi
Large international institutional investors continued sewing joint venture-styled investment platforms or backing such funds created by others this year, as Limited Partners (LPs) sought to spread their bets with a more direct exposure to India.
December 28, 2016 | Debjyoti Roy
Venture capital investments slumped in 2016 after hitting a peak last year as investors tightened their purse strings. Both the volume and value of VC deals declined sharply, reflecting the slowdown in private investments.
December 28, 2016 | Swet Sarika
Investment activity in the real estate sector plummeted this year, in line with the overall slowdown in private funding and as the sector continues to struggle with weak demand.
December 28, 2016 | Bruhadeeswaran R
Merger and acquisition activity in India perked up this year thanks to a few multi-billion-dollar deals that companies struck either to slash debt or consolidate their market share.
December 27, 2016 | Aman Malik
Year 2016 had its fair share of personalities who either influenced events that had a bearing on India’s and the world’s economy or were central to them.
Here are a few among those that made news this year.
December 27, 2016 | Debjyoti Roy
Consumer goods companies were upbeat in the first half of 2016, pinning their hopes on an above-average monsoon that would revive rural demand.
December 27, 2016 | Shruti Jain
Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based investment firm Redcliffe Capital, and former Snapdeal product head Anand Chandrasekaran were among India’s top angel investors this year by number of deals they disclosed.
December 26, 2016 | Bruhadeeswaran R
The impact of policy decisions made in 2015, such as those related to small finance banks, payments banks and easing of foreign investment caps in the insurance sector, started playing out in 2016.
December 26, 2016 | Aman Malik
December 26, 2016 | Joseph Rai
Blockbuster initial public offerings and significant private equity interest marked an action-packed period for the healthcare industry this year, but warnings by the US drug regulator for several pharmaceutical companies and regulatory disappointment for the medical devices sector spoiled the mo