December 2017

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India’s top 50 Outbound Investments 2017

2018-08-01T11:54:43+00:00December 20th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, Snapshot 2017, Year|

Indian companies, including big corporates and small and medium enterprises (SMEs), executed some ambitious expansion plans across various markets this year. ‘India Global Business’ reviews some of the progress in its annual deal tracker. Aurobindo Pharma buys Portugal firm Hyderabad-headquartered drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma Ltd agreed to acquire Portugal-based pharmaceuticals products manufacturer and supplier Generis Farmaceutica SA from private equity firm Magnum Capital Partners for €135 million ($142 million). The deal will help consolidate the Indian company’s footprint in Portugal, where [...]

The Big Indian Clean-up

2018-09-04T12:48:53+00:00December 20th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, Putting it in context, Year|

The year 2017 will come to be remembered in India as the year of the big clean-up of past choke points for the economy, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. Indian Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told Parliament recently that the Narendra Modi government has abolished 1,183 outdated laws since it came to power in 2014. The clean-up of the entire Indian legal and economic eco-system that began three years ago, picked up considerable pace over the last year. [...]

India’s chance to lead the way on climate change

2018-08-01T11:55:36+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, India & The World, Year|

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth believes India has emerged as a natural champion to demonstrate innovation in action for the organisation. Nothing quite prepares you for the havoc caused when the power of nature strikes with destructive force. My recent visit to the Caribbean made me very aware of the ferocity of three hurricanes in as many weeks. I was shocked by what I saw from the air as my plane flew into Dominica, the country of my birth. Where [...]

Indian aviation is growing at enviable numbers

2018-08-01T11:56:15+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, INDIA-UK, Year|

Vinay Dube is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jet Airways, India’s leading private full-service international airlines. The aviation industry veteran took time out for ‘India Global Business’ during a recent London visit to explain what made Jet launch its fourth direct flight on the London-India circuit, future growth ambitions and plans to acquire as many as 150 new aircraft over the next five years. What prompted Jet to launch its fourth direct flight in the UK? In October, we [...]