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Suman Layak
December 11, 2009
Cross-border acquisitions is one way for Indian businesses to attain world size and scale. But let's also not underestimate the ability of domestic consumption to create scale and global class corporations, too. Suman Layak writes.


Rahul Sachitanand
November 15, 2009
Across businesses ranging from engineering to personal products, Azim Premji has quietly built a non-IT portfolio that’s worth a billion dollars - that's roughly a fourth of the annual revenues of the infotech flagship.


E. Kumar Sharma
November 15, 2009
While MNCs are invading India in a desperate quest for new markets, Indian pharma firms are struggling to expand and rise up the value chain in a tough, competitive environment.


Anusha Subramanian
November 13, 2009
Last fortnight, the opening bell of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Dalal Street was rung by a surprise guest — Peter T. Grauer, Chairman, Bloomberg L.P.


Brian Carvalho & Suman Layak
October 23, 2009
Trent has plodded on for a decade to crawl up to sales of a little under Rs 1,000 crore. But Noel Tata's two crucial decisions-with regard to profitability and private labels- ensure it is the most viable model in organised retailing today.


Virendra Verma
October 7, 2009
R. Mukundan, who took over at the helm of Tata Chemicals when the global credit crisis was peaking, has been able to pull off something many CEOs have been unable to: Manage global acquisitions made in boom times.


Rahul Sachitanand
August 6, 2009
Azim Premji’s elder sonRishad is on the rise at Wipro. It may be early days yet to herald him as a successor, but the current joint CEO structure—which is going swimmingly for now—may be a stop-gap arrangement.


Anand Adhikari
August 6, 2009
Even as they went about creating a fully-integrated steel colossus, the Ruias of the Essar Group were also quietly building a global outsourcing model via a string of acquisitions.


Gopal Vittal
July 21, 2009
Collins charts the demise of big companies and finds that in most cases indisciplined growth, arrogance, and big bets without empirical validation are culprits.


Shalini S. Dagar
May 28, 2009
India’s biggest conglomerates feel the pain after an adventurous bout of mergers & acquisitions in the boom times.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
May 19, 2009
The time-bomb of foreign currency-denominated debt has been ticking for some time now and some of India’s best-known companies are at the doorstep of a default.


E. Kumar Sharma
January 20, 2009
Is the Rs 7,000-crore fraud that B. Ramalinga Raju resorted to an accounting scam—done to prop up valuations of the IT giant—or was the promoter siphoning out money from a fundamentally sound company? E. Kumar Sharma finds out. 'There is some connivance in Satyam fraud' Satyam fraud shameful: Prem Chand Gupta  How funds are siphonedLiving on the pledge


Rachna Monga
December 25, 2008
As outbound deals dry up, the I-bank league tables throw up new names at the top. Theme for 2009: Domestic consolidation.


Virendra Verma
November 13, 2008
After years of rollicking appreciation, companies that make up the BT 500 are going through one of their toughest phases in a long, long time. As stocks get mercilessly hammered, this may just be the time when the men are separated from the boys. Virendra Verma reports.


Rachna Monga
November 13, 2008
The global credit crunch has sent yesterday’s outbound heroes scurrying for funds to close their billion-dollar M&A transactions. India Inc.’s cross-border action has ebbed, for now.


Rachna Monga
September 4, 2008
As valuations take a beating, a number of companies, big and small, are being forced to tweak their fund-raising plans.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
August 4, 2008
When the stock market was booming, dozens of Indian companies issued foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) to raise cheap capital. But with stock prices crashing and conversion coming up, they are in a soup.


Suman Layak
July 24, 2008
Just when you think the advantage is with one of them, a few thrusts and parries later, it swings to the other. As equations change at the Centre, the battle between Anil Ambani and Mukesh Ambani gets shriller—and more desperate. BT's Suman Layak reports. Chronology of war between the Ambani brothersMukesh Ambani meets Manmohan on windfall taxIs it advantage Anil at Dalal Street?Ambani rivalry compared to Archer's potboilerAmbani brothers: The battle to be No. 1 is on


www.businesstoday.in
May 15, 2008
Over the past 3-4 years, a number of domestic firms have bid for South African companies. Why is India Inc. headed to South Africa?


www.businesstoday.in
April 15, 2008
Business Today’s league of extraordinary managers—25 young guns, aged 40 or under, who are blazing a trail up the corporate ladder.


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