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Grasim: Engineering synergy
Grasim/Indian Rayon: Hold
L&T: Hold ahead of open offer


BSES raises $120 m thru foreign currency convertible bonds
MUMBAI-based electricity generation and distribution company, BSES Ltd, has raised $120 million through foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCB) at a coupon rate of 0.5 per cent per annum and tenor of five years. The bonds are convertible into ... More


Mergers: No big deal for shareholders
AFTER sweeping the global corporate scene and creating companies that rival small countries in size, the consolidation wave is riding into India Inc. too. But how successful are Indian companies at enhancing shareholder value when they merge? Are ... More

Are M&As value-creating?
GOING by the parameters outlined in the above story, the five examples indicate that shareholder value from mergers in India is still a mixed bag. The situation does not seem to be very different globally too. In a global research report by KPMG ... More

Acquisitions: Dominated by disinvestment
THOUGH the number of merger deals during the last 18 months was few, corporate India was busy striking many acquisition deals aimed at consolidating and foraying into new businesses. There were a total of 1,050 acquisitions during fiscal 2001-02, ... More


Saregama may enter reel life again
AFTER a brief hiatus, Saregama India Ltd (formerly HMV) is once again turning to film production. The company is planning to set up a separate division for this business and will produce three-four films a year. The business is expected to ... More


Apollo Hospitals ties up with IKP for clinical trials
APOLLO Hospitals and ICICI Knowledge Park (IKP) today signed an MoU to promote clinical research activities. IKP has been set up by ICICI Bank Ltd on a 200-acre site in collaboration with the State Government to support business-driven research ... More


Toyota Kirloskar hopes to sell 1,000 Camrys in 1 year — Corolla to be launched next year
TOYOTA Kirloskar Motor Ltd (TKML) plans to sell 1,000 units of luxury Camry models in its first year, company officials said. Camry was launched today in Bangalore and the company is in the process of delivering the first lot of 120 cars to its ... More
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