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Corporate Earnings News

Why ING Vysya Natural Fit for Kotak Bank to Takeover ?

November 20, 2014

Kotak Bank is in talks with ING Vysya Bank for an acquisition. ING has been selling assets across the Asian region in its effort to shore up its capital base to meet Basel-III norms.

Kotak has been a very conservative banker and has used capital very prudently, in our view. ING would be an ideal target for it, in our view, as there are less culture issues compared to other old private sector banks that have old workforces and considerable productivity and Read More »


Make in India – Ambitious Move by Narendra Modi

September 26, 2014

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, along with other key ministers, today unveiled the Make in India campaign. Under the campaign the government aims to increase the growth rate in the manufacturing sector in India to 10% y-o-y (-0.1% in FY14) and raise its share to 25% in the overall GDP (around 15%). Key highlights of the campaign are, Read More »


IPO Reviews

Wonderla Holidays – IPO Review / Recommendation

April 21, 2014

Wonderla IPO ReviewWonderla Holidays Ltd (Wonderla), founded in 2002, is one of the largest amusement park operators in India promoted by the same promoters as that of V-Guard Industries Ltd. The company, currently, owns and operates two amusement parks under the brand name ‘Wonderla’. The company also owns and operates a resort besides an amusement park in Bengaluru under the brand name ‘Wonderla Resort’, which has been operational since March 2012.

Wonderla has a proven track record of managing amusement parks with established brand equity. The company has been able to maintain high standards of safety and hygiene, which has been able to attract organized visits from schools, colleges and corporate segment.

Wonderla has developed an in-house Read More »


Subscribe to PowerGrid FPO at Cut-Off

December 4, 2013

PowerGrid FPO OfferPowerGrid Corporation of India’s FPO is an attractive opportunity to own the fast-growing (19% net profit CAGR in FY13-17) near monopoly regulated power utility with stable RoEs (~16% in FY15/16). Whilst 10% equity dilution at Rs90/share was the ideal scenario, the 13% dilution at Rs85 (the lower band of the FPO) would raise enough equity to meet the equity needs up to FY15E/16E capex. The allowed return on equity in 2001-04 and 2004-09 was 16% and 14%, respectively. The CERC increased the regulated RoE to 15.5% + 0.5% incentive for timely completion of the projects.

After aggressive bidding in the initial eight Read More »


Mutual Funds in India

DSB 10 Year MoM Rolling IRR for HDFC Mutual Funds

June 10, 2014

Breaking News - ExclusiveThis Article is a Must Read for everybody as we introduce a new benchmark of calculating 10 Year SIP Returns -

DalalStreet.Biz [DSB] 10 Year Rolling MoM Internal Rate of Return for Mutual Funds in India

We started off with 5 of the Top Performing Funds which we recommended 11 years ago.

Since we posted just on twitter a year ago about our new methodology of researching mutual funds, I’m sure most of you must have Read More »

Madhusudan Kela – Reliance Mutual Fund, CIO’s message

November 15, 2012

We present to you the view of Madhusudhan Kela, Sr. Fund Manager and Chief Investment / strategist Officer with Reliance Capital Asset Management company on the occasion of Diwali.

Once again, as the biggest and the brightest Hindu festival, Diwali, is upon us, it is indeed a time for introspection, celebration of life and its gifts. [Skippng some Paragraphs Related to Religious References..]

Just think, last Dec, investors had started Read More »

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