SMS dispute: TTSL approaches TDSAT
Tata Teleservices on Monday approached the TDSAT against Vodafone's notice threatening to disconnect termination of SMSes on its network over a dispute on fees. Vodafone had issued termination notice to Tata Teleservices, asking it to pay R188 crore as SMS termination fee by November 17, failing which it would disconnect the Tata group firm's SMSes from its network. During the proceedings, both the parties agreed to put the matter on November 20 for next hearing.
Voda, Telenor to gain from 2G auction: Moody’s
Global credit rating agency Moody's Investor Service said the recently concluded 2G spectrum auction’s outcome is credit positive for Telenor because it will add to Telenor’s market share in India, which was just under 10% at the end of September. The auction is also credit positive for Vodafone because the additional spectrum will help enhance its coverage in India. However, the agency said regulatory risk for both companies in India is substantial as regulators have been unpredictable and volatile in the past.interconnection of TTSL 's SMSes from its network till the next date of hearing.
PE firms invested $2.5 bn in July-Sept: PwC survey
Private equity firms have invested $2.5 billion in the country in the July-September quarter this year, a tad higher than the year ago period, says a PwC survey. According to the PwC MoneyTree India report, a quarterly study of private equity investment activity based on data by Venture Intelligence, private equity PE firms invested USD 2.5 billion across 97 deals in Q3 of 2012, against USD 2.4 billion from 121 deals a year ago.
LG Balakrishnan buys US-based firm for $5.5 mn
LG Balakrishnan & Bros informed the stock exchanges on Monday that its US-based subsidiary company LGB USA has acquired 100% of the shares of GFM Inc, located in Detroit Michigan, for a consideration of approximately $5.5 million. Detroit Michigan had posted a turnover of $15 million in the previous financial year.
Easun Reyrolle to raise R100 cr via pvt placement
Easun Reyrolle said its board accorded approval to raise funds not exceeding R100 crore by way of and including, private placement, offer to QIBs