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Most Securities and Exchange Commission filings are dry affairs. LinkedIn's latest, a proxy statement that details its acquisition by Microsoft and the interest of four other suitors, is a lively one! There were 4 suitors for Linkedin, parties A, B, C and D. Party A was Salesforce and the other potential suitors - Party B and Party D - were Google and Facebook, respectively. We do not yet know who Party C is. Continue reading

Levi Strauss seeks to raise up to $800 million in IPO: Report

Levi Strauss is working with Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan on plans to go public in the first quarter of 2019




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Warren Buffett picks up more stakes in JPMorgan, PNC

Warren Buffett may be betting that a stronger US economy and rising interest rates will benefit the nation’s biggest lenders



Tencent in talks to join group bidding for Amer Sports

Roping in Tencent could help the investor group boost Amer’s brands in China—one of the world’s biggest online shopping markets



Indian fund manager bets on beaten down mid-caps as economy revives

Stocks in cement, power utilities, real estate, hotels and hospital sectors are attractively valued after correcting 20-40 percent over the last year



KKR to raise $1.5-2 billion for first Asia infrastructure fund

The discussions for launching the Asia infrastructure fund are on and KKR and Co. will reach out to investors



RBI, Centre close to burying hatchet, Urjit Patel may not resign: Sources

The threat that RBI Governor Urjit Patel would quit is also thought to be off the table for now, sources said.



Yes Bank chairman Ashok Chawla resigns over corruption charges

Outgoing Yes Bank chairman Ashok Chawla might have to step down as NSE chairman if CBI gets the go-ahead to prosecute him in the Aircel-Maxis case



Fintech can be used to fight financial crimes: PM

"There is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India. It has turned India into a leading fintech and Startup nation in the world. The future of fintech and Industry 4.0 is emerging in India."



How much venture capital did women-led startups raise this year

When it comes to women entrepreneurs raising funds, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that the total amount of funding raised by startups with a woman founder or co-founder between Janua...



RBI imposes fine of Rs 3 crore each on Deutsche Bank, J K Bank

The RBI also slapped a fine of Rs 3 crore on state-owned Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd for violating similar norms.



Perpule raises $4.7 million from Prime Venture, Kalaari, Venture Highway

Perpule plans to use the funds for significant expansion into thousands of retail outlets across 10 cities in the next year



GVK seeks shareholders’ nod to raise ₹8,000 crore to retire debt

GVK Power and Infrastructure also seeks approval from shareholders to dilute over 50% of equity stake in GVK Airport Holdings through an IPO or private placement or stake sale



Gautam Singhania steps down as chairman of Raymond Apparel

Board appoints Nirvik Singh as non-executive chairman of the company



View: Why are central bankers obsessed with inflation?

Most governments, especially in emerging markets where supply shocks are common, are apprehensive of FIT.



Shadow banking crisis is starting to hit India’s consumers

Businesses have seen sluggish sales this festive season in part because India’s shadow lending industry, which accounted for nearly 4 out of every 10 consumer loans in the last three years, has grown more cautious about extending new credit amid a funding crunch of its own



ICBC India sets USD 200 million fund for investing in Indian MSMEs ventures

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) India has established a USD200 million fund for investing in promising Indian MSMEs and ventures, said  Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) CEO Zheng Bin.



Crude seen as wildcard as foreigners return to Indian bonds

Overseas holdings have risen Rs 8,010 crore in the previous three weeks, according to data from the Clearing Corporation of India Ltd



What’s behind the drought in IPOs?

Volatility in the Indian market has thrown a spanner in the works of companies looking to raise funds via the IPO route.



Having the patience to let savings match with goals

Teaching kids basic concepts about banking and financial system can help them be clear about their requirements and help them prioritise in the future



How millennials in India invest their money

Affluence rather than age explains the differences in investing habits among young, urban Indians, shows the YouGov-Mint Millennial Survey



Union Bank of India turns 100

Union Bank of India on Sunday celebrated its 100th Foundation Day in Mumbai. Established on November 11, 1919, the bank’s corporate office in Mumbai was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi.Inaugurating the



Dividend up to ₹10 lakh from shares exempt

To claim Foreign Tax Credit, you must submit a statement of foreign income and tax deducted on income, in Form 67



What’s algo trading, how does it affect you?

Algorithmic or automated trading refers to using a computer program that automatically submits trades to an exchange without any human intervention



Is your mutual fund buying or selling stocks too much?

Here are equity mutual fund schemes with the highest turnover



Restaurants ready to party as more Indians step out to eat
Restaurants ready to party as more Indians step out to eat
After battling policy issues & inflation, eateries, with better efficiencies, are seeing a revival.



5 lessons from the largest foreign foodservice brands
5 lessons from the largest foreign foodservice brands
Key takeaways from this year’s International Top 25 rankings



The New Supply Chain: Four Ways Smart Leaders Can Shake Up Logistics
The New Supply Chain: Four Ways Smart Leaders Can Shake Up Logistics
There is an extraordinary amount of change impacting the global supply chain network. Customers' expectations must be met. Despite the demand, many businesses cannot keep up in the short or long term. Here are some of the most effective and innovative ways business leaders are taking action.



Apollo Hospitals to hive off retail pharmacy business into new company
Apollo Hospitals to hive off retail pharmacy business into new company
Apollo Pharmacy (APL) will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Medicals. The listed parent company, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise will hold 25.5% stake in Apollo Medicals (AMPL) .



This is why online customers abandon their shopping carts
This is why online customers abandon their shopping carts
Consumers are more apt not to go through with an e-commerce purchase if the retailer fails to provide experiences and services.



Organised retail firmly on a roll in Bharat
Organised retail firmly on a roll in Bharat
Growing incomes, use of plastic money driving growth



This Startup is Leveraging Technology to Improve Customers' Dining Experience
This Startup is Leveraging Technology to Improve Customers' Dining Experience
Diners today want to eat as they shop, an experience which the newly funded AI-powered Smart In-Restaurant solutions provider TabSquare aptly provides



Last Mile Delivery: What Shoppers Want and How to #SaveRetail
Last Mile Delivery: What Shoppers Want and How to #SaveRetail
Download the whitepaper to learn why shoppers were 33.8% less likely than last year to shop with a brand after a poor delivery experience



Q2 earnings: Future Retail profit up 14.32% at 175.1 crore
Q2 earnings: Future Retail profit up 14.32% at 175.1 crore
Future Retail’s total income rises to ₹4,928.52 crore in September quarter of FY19 from ₹4,506.3 crore last fiscal



E-commerce to contribute 11% of FMCG sales by 2030: Nielsen
E-commerce to contribute 11% of FMCG sales by 2030: Nielsen
E-commerce contributed 0.4 per cent to FMCG sales in 2016 and in 2018 it is expected to be around 1.3 per cent of the branded packaged FMCG sales.



Perpule Raises $4.7 million in Series A to Fuel Omni-Channel Retail & Consumer Commerce in India
Perpule Raises $4.7 million in Series A to Fuel Omni-Channel Retail & Consumer Commerce in India
Perpule has raised $4.7 million in Series A led by Prime Venture Partners.



Top five most popular franchised retail brands
Top five most popular franchised retail brands
Here is the sneak peek on top franchised retail brands with unique business model.



Airtel appoints Adarsh Nair as CPO: report

Airtel has appointed Adarsh Nair as chief product officer, he will be responsible for the digital products and platforms, reports The Hindu Business Line. Nair will report directly to managing dire…



Video streaming services may gain from Supreme Court ruling

Supreme Court order stands to benefit the consumer, who can now pick and choose his channels.



OTT Regulation Redux – New facts, same old worries

Trai walks a tightrope on OTT regulation - A soft touch regulation on over the counter players like WhatsApp or a reduction in levies for telcos will create a level playing field



How Vodafone Idea's $3.5 bn fundraising will impact telecom in India

A more aggressive stance from Vodafone Idea will make the market share battle against Reliance Jio and Airtel uglier. As such, things may get worse before they get better on the profitability front



Jio tops 4G chart with 22.3 Mbps download speed in October

Idea and Vodafone registered average download speed of 6.4 and 6.6 Mbps, respectively in October.



5G spectrum needs to be made affordable for effective use by telcos: Vodafone Idea CTO

Government needs to make spectrum affordable across various bands for the 5G technology to enable telcos in the country to adopt it and fulfil needs o..



Opinion | Incipient telecom opportunity for IT services firms

As we stand at the cusp of 5G cycle, US regulation has raised its head again



MediaTek eyes 5G alliances with telecom carriers in India, China, US

MediaTek is optimistic about opportunities in the Indian market with growing business over the last few quarters and believes that 4G-enabled feature ..



TRAI releases consultation paper to define and regulate Internet services in India

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday released a 42-page ‘Consultation Paper on Regulatory Framework for Over-the-top (OTT) Communication Services’. The document ca…



Govt orders telcos’ audit, suspects under-reporting of revenues

The government, which gains revenues from the sector as a percentage of their adjusted gross revenues (AGR), feels that not all may be well when it co..



Milk in India is largely safe but quality issues persist- FSSAI

At least 41% (2607) samples were for processed milk and remaining 59% (3825) were of raw milk



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