IIJ May 2017

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Best time to be an entrepreneur in India

2018-12-31T13:44:40+00:00May 26th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal May Edition, Start-up India, Year|

Naspers has been behind investments in some of India’s most successful start-up ventures in recent years. Here Larry Illg, CEO for Ventures, explains what makes India an exciting prospect for the firm. What would you attribute Naspers' success in the Indian market to? Naspers is active in more than 130 countries and markets across the world, and our approach to investing in companies has been fairly consistent over the years. Firstly, we ensure that we understand the business model. Do [...]

Powering up investments into India’s renewable sector

2018-12-31T13:43:46+00:00May 26th, 2017|2018/2017, Cover Feature, India Investment Journal May Edition, Year|

India’s power minister, Piyush Goyal, was on a European investment scouting mission recently and opened up a series of avenues for FDI into the power sector in Vienna and London. India’s Minister for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, was on a European tour in early May to lure Austria and the UK to look at investing more in India. At the Vienna Energy Forum, the discussion revolved around the world’s largest energy transformation programme which [...]

India’s race to $100 billion

2018-12-31T13:44:24+00:00May 26th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal May Edition, The Big Story, Year|

It’s not a target but it remains an aspiration. Given the trajectory of the Indian economy, there’s every reason to be optimistic that this ambitious goal is within reach. It is not an official target and no one in the government will speak about it on record. But in private, off-the-record conversations, they will admit that receiving $100 billion in annual foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows is an aspiration the Indian government is not giving up on. That figure isn’t [...]

The Masala behind India’s transport challenge

2020-03-16T10:58:45+00:00May 25th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal May Edition, India-UK, Year|

India’s Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, has described the National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI) Masala Bond debut on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) as a sign of India’s growing attraction among global investors. The rupee-denominated National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Masala Bond issued with much fanfare by the Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, in London recently marks the largest ever five-year issuance and has been described as the "largest inaugural [...]