Corporate Debt Restructuring – Understanding the Issues Involved

Covid-19 is having an unprecedented impact on financials of corporate sector putting a serious question mark on survival of many of them. Other than the cash required to pay salaries etc, companies need to generate sufficient cash to pay interest and loan installments. As per Kamath Panel report, as much as Rs 37.7 lakh crore … Continue reading Corporate Debt Restructuring – Understanding the Issues Involved
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Public Sector Enterprises – An Overview

Public sector enterprises (PSEs) invariably face criticism as loss making behemoth and for their inefficiency. While there are PSEs which have sunk significant amount of public money, there are also a large number of PSEs which are running very efficiently. These PSEs are making substantial profits even after meeting number of government mandated norms. Here … Continue reading Public Sector Enterprises – An Overview
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Corporate India – The ‘Creative Destruction’ since Liberalization.

The face of Corporate India has changed dramatically in the last 30 years since the economic liberalization began. Liberalization exposed the then established firms to competition, changing corporate mindset of taking markets for granted. Failure to adept to these changes led to what the Economic Survey has called ‘creative destruction’. Here is a look at … Continue reading Corporate India – The ‘Creative Destruction’ since Liberalization.
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Industry Analysis – Pharmaceuticals

Indian pharmaceutical industry is among some of the industries going through deep-rooted structural changes. It is, probably next to food industry, in terms of its sensitivity to socio-political structure and has been subjected to greater price control over last few years. Going a step further, the government has now proposed putting a ceiling on margins … Continue reading Industry Analysis – Pharmaceuticals
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The Year That Was – Corporate & Industry

Corporate sector saw many important developments during the year. A large number of them involved downfall of a company/ its promoter but an important success, ArcelorMittal getting control of Essar Steel after a long and hard-fought battle and entry into the Indian market. Major companies/ promoters to see their decline are Reliance ADAG, ZEE media, … Continue reading The Year That Was – Corporate & Industry
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Telecom Sector – Tracking the Developments

Telecom sector is in the throes of a crisis with the recent Supreme Court judgment on AGR. The ruling implies an additional burden of about Rs 60,000 crore on top two companies. While the entry of Jio was itself a big blow, the judgment has further compounded the matter. So, what is AGR and what … Continue reading Telecom Sector – Tracking the Developments
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Annual Survey of Industries – Part II

Recap – As per MOSPI survey, there are a total of 2.37 lakh factories in the country with Rs 44.7 lakh crore of capital invested (2017-18). Gross value added (GVA) by these factories was Rs 14.7 lakh crore from their operations. For a country like India, most suitable industries would be those which employ more … Continue reading Annual Survey of Industries – Part II
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