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S Ravi

The author is a practising chartered accountant and an independent director on many large public companies whose views and ideas have been instrumental in framing policy

Latest Articles By S Ravi

The Air India Homecoming. And The Road Ahead

S Ravi

It is a homecoming for Tatas, and for the Government, for whom disinvestment is one of the core agendas, disinvestment of Air India would be a catalyst in the process.

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How To Invest In Foreign Stocks

S Ravi

Investors can also look at global indices; overseas index funds can provide good opportunity for investors. Investors must certainly evaluate the return given by domestic indices as compared to foreign indices. The investor may also decide to diversity to mitigate risks.

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Driving Improved Outcomes In IBC Through Better Engagement

S Ravi

There are some obvious reasons for the same – lack of defined timelines, abrupt change of process by lenders due to their inherent nature, post closing challenges despite the law providing for reliefs and very limited financing available for such bids.

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Indian Assets Command Confidence

S Ravi

The Rs 25,000 crore that both overseas and domestic investment funds have poured into Indian companies demonstrates their confidence in Indian business models. These investments over the past 24-30 months, indicate that more is yet to come

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Education – Should It Be A Commercial Enterprise?

S Ravi

Government may want to regulate the fee/pricing or at least provide a broad blue print of pricing – given the basic need of education – the pricing power of the providers is immense. However, what can and should be avoided is the sudden change in regulations as India cannot afford $100bn loss in a day.

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Despite Lockdown Constraints, Issues At NCLT, India Saw Significant Investment

S Ravi

Domestic as well as international funds have been active in the market specifically distressed space. Despite the constraints of NCLT and lockdown India has witnessed lot of interest.

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Banks Must Come Out With Clear Cut Policies For Settlement Of Personal Guarantees

S Ravi

Bankers seem to have unlimited leverage over borrowers in the case of a default. Banks are lending with covenants that disbursement and draw-down will happen only if all covenants are complied with. Borrowers tend to yield to pressure as they have timelines to meet in the pursuit of financial closure and project completion

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Board Meetings in the Virtual Economy: Shifting Paradigm

S Ravi

The spontaneity, the banter and the informal lunch hour tête-à-têtes of the board room. Will they wither away in the formality of Covid-appropriat recorded proceedings of virtual meetings?

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What Would Be The Impact On Market After This 2nd Wave Of Covid-19 & The Challenges India Will Face?

S Ravi

Impact of pandemic is going to have a long lasting blow as it seems to be here longer than one had anticipated. One of the measures to be adopted is the quick inoculation of the vaccination program to keep fatalities in check to withstand the pressure.

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Investors Eye Uniqueness, Reasonable Market Share

S Ravi

Indian start-ups have attracted capital in the form of equity, provided largely by venture capitals, high net worth individuals and private equity firms.

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