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India goes on IPO overdrive

2019-01-02T07:21:15+00:00May 26th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal May Edition, Policy India, Year|

The year 2016 was one of the best years in recent times for initial public offering (‘IPO’) in India owing to stronger macroeconomics, pro-business political regime, continuing regulatory reforms and an overall positive investment climate.  Indian companies raised more than $4bn through IPOs in 2016, which is close to the aggregate equity raised over preceding four years from 2012-15. The IPO pipeline for 2017 looks promising with some of the large companies expected to tap the equity markets including NSE, [...]

Transparency and what it really means

2018-06-12T09:45:15+00:00April 11th, 2017|2017/2018, April 2017, More from this edition, Year|

A corporate governance expert explores what transparency really means for businesses. An organisation that delivers credible and timely information for all its stakeholders is transparent. Such information provides critical insights regarding the performance of a company and therefore it is imperative that companies have a disclosure mechanism in place. Certain kinds of information are required by regulators and other kinds by investors and other stakeholders. In fact, those working in the area of corporate governance, often use the terms transparency [...]

Do good boards imply good decisions?

2018-05-18T13:04:09+00:00February 9th, 2017|2017/2018, February 2017, More from this Edition, Year|

Many companies establish a professional board of directors comprising “stars”, but sometimes even star teams with sophisticated individuals may take bad decisions, writes a corporate governance expert. From among many factors that could be responsible for such decisions, two stand out: availability of information and a board agenda. Good decisions can follow if appropriate and adequate information is shared. To make a high quality “informed” decision, the board should get as much information about an issue as possible. What happens [...]