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Six months after Roopa Kudva announced she was quitting, reshuffle and exits of senior executives continue at CRISIL. The deal does many things for Suzlon. It infuses Rs 1,800 crore of much-needed cash at a time its quarterly net loss is 17 times its sales. Secondly, it brings Sun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi into the mix.
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