Deborshi Chaki

Articles By Deborshi Chaki

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Barclays honcho says India is a bright spot globally in terms of growth

Consistently ranked among the top performers in India, Barclays Investment banking has managed some of the largest cross border M&A transactions including the $1.2 billion (equity value) Yokohama-Alliance Tire deal this year.

Barclays on economy News

Can Airtel adjust Rs 3k crore against licence fees, high court asks government

The telecom major has claimed that the government owed it an amount of over Rs 3,000 crore, including interest on the amount of Rs 399.92 crore from 2001 till date.

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Lenders tap domestic companies to buy Vasan Healthcare

A group of lenders led by IndusInd Bank has reached out to a new set of potential buyers for Chennai-based Vasan Healthcare, two sources familiar with the development told FE.

Industry News

As IPO market booms in India, 2016 set to be record year for private equity players exits

With a host of companies including RBL Bank, PNB Housing Finance, Hinduja Leyland Finance set to go public, 2016 should be a record year for exits by private equity (PE) players.

Markets News

Will expand presence, BFSI to be one of our focus areas

Founded in 1974 in South Africa, Investec is a specialist banking group providing a diverse range of financial products and services to clients across geographies.

Banking & Finance News

IVF-Baring set to clinch Rs 2500cr deal to buy ICICI Home Finance

The combine of private equity firm India Value Fund ( IVF) and buyout fund Baring PE Asia has emerged the frontrunner for ICICI Home Finance, two bankers with direct knowledge of the talks told FE. They expect the transaction

Banking & Finance News

SunEdison assets in India: Greenko, Sembcorp, Lone Star left in race

List winnowed to Greenko, Sembcorp, Lone Star

Industry News

Essar Steel’s whopping Rs 30,000 cr loans set for restructuring?

Essar’s lenders have appointed MECON to conduct techno-feasibility study into its ops

Industry News

New start-ups grab PE glory; here’s how

Fund flows into Indian start-ups of all hues are slowing down, reports Deborshi Chaki in Mumbai. The first six months of 2016 have seen them attract just $2.95 billion compared to $3.52 billion in the same period last year.

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Tiger global – most active venture investors into India – turning cautious

Tiger Global, which till last year was among the most active venture capital investors betting on India, seems to be taking a break.

Tiger global – most active venture investors into India – turning cautious

Ratan Tata backed Bluestone eyeing funds booster shot

Bluestone, PE funds in talks to raise $50 m Ratan Tata-backed online jewellery retailer Bluestone.com is in talks to raise close to $50 million from a set of private equity (PE) investors, two sources familiar with the develo

Industry News

Hyderabad based Sunshine Hospitals draw UAE interest, here’s why

NMC healthcare, one of UAE's largest hospital chains, is in advanced talks to pick up close to 65% stake in Hyderabad-based Sunshine Hospitals for an estimated R400 crore.

Industry News

Shapoorji Pallonji group to pay Rs 900 cr for Karaikal Port stake

The company will also take over R1,800-crore KPPL debt.

Shapoorji Pallonji group to pay Rs 900 cr for Karaikal Port stake

Lafarge cuts India buyers’ list to five

Lafarge has shortlisted five bidders for the sale of its India assets, which comprise cement plants with a total capacity of 11 million tonnes per annum. According to sources close to the development, Mexico's CEMEX, China's

Industry News

Income Tax sleuths quiz PEs on source of funds, LPs

Six domestic firms that have raised private equity (PE) money in the past few months have been quizzed by the income tax department, which is looking for detailed information...

Liquid funds or savings accounts? Where to park your money for better returns News

Rising stressed assets spark interest in asset reconstruction companies

With stress in corporate India showing no signs of letting up, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has received a bunch of applications for licences to set up asset reconstruction companies...

Industry News

KKR, Tata Steel likely to bid for Essar Steel

Essar Steel owes Rs 30,000 crore to banks, which is estimated to result in more than 51% stake in the company

KKR, Tata Steel likely to bid for Essar Steel

Housing.com with a burn of almost $2m/month,looking for fresh funding

With an estimated cash burn of $2 million a month, Housing.com is believed to be readying for another round of funding.

Industry News

Analytics firms continue to attract investments

Amidst a slowing of funds into the e-commerce and start-ups space, analytics players might buck the trend as they draw insights from raw data to help CEOs make crucial decisions.

Analytics firms continue to attract investments

Sumitomo Chemicals may buy 24.72% in Excel Crop

Japan's Sumitomo Chemicals is in advanced stage of talks to buy promoters’ stake in Excel Crop Care, a Mumbai-based agro-chemical manufacturer.

Sumitomo Chemicals may buy 24.72% in Excel Crop

Buyout funds short on talent to turn around assets

Buyout funds and distressed assets players see a lot of action in India over the next few years but find themselves short of talent.

Industry News

Essar may sell assets at lower valuations

Deals for Aegis, Essar Ports yet to materialise

Industry News

Patni brothers to close second fund in the next two quarters

Nirvana Venture Advisors, one of the early-stage investors in consumer internet start-ups like Zopper, Kartrocket and Housing.com, is looking to close its second fund in the next two quarters.

Industry News

Faering Capital picks 26% stake in bookmyforex.com

Faering Capital currently manages a Rs 850-crore private equity fund (Faering Capital India Evolving Fund), which invests in financial services, consumer and retail, healthcare, education, media, technology, internet and busi

Faering Capital picks 26% stake in bookmyforex.com

SBI Cards deal in limbo over private equity players as likely buyers

With joint venture partners State Bank of India (SBI) and GE Capital differing over the potential buyers for GE’s stake in SBI Cards, the stake sale has hit a roadblock, reports Deborshi Chaki in Mumbai.

State Bank of India News

Foreign players, private equity funds, local firms to vie for Lafarge India assets

A host of foreign cement companies, private equity funds and domestic players are in the race to acquire Lafarge’s cement assets in India and have submitted expressions of interest (EoI) for the forthcoming sale. According

Cement stocks News