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Prabal Basu Roy

The author is a Sloan fellow of the London Business School and a chartered accountant. He has previously been a director/ Group CFO in various companies. He now manages a PE fund and advises startups / corporates.

Latest Articles By Prabal Basu Roy

India’s #MeToo Manthan: PM Modi Must Help Drive Change

Prabal Basu Roy

The #MeToo movement is not about legality but about influencing change and demonstrating support

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The ILFS Situation: Despite The Mayhem, An Innovative Solution Can Save The Day

Prabal Basu Roy

The prime reason for the current predicament of ILFS has been its penchant for over leverage and a highly risky capital structure based on such leverage in its legal and operational entities which hold its significant long-term infrastructure assets

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The New LIC “Policy” For IDBI: Insuring Corporate Mortality

Prabal Basu Roy

Though LIC has been the favorite milking cow since times immemorial for the Government of the day, it has been generally used to prop up markets during bear assaults or helping pick up some residual stakes during partially unsuccessful divestment initiatives

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The Great Corporate Governance Challenge

Prabal Basu Roy

Satyam, Kingfisher Airlines, United Spirits, Ricoh India, Fortis... the list of companies that have duped minority shareholders is long and worrisome. Is there a way to keep unscrupulous promoters /managements under check?

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The Chanda Kochhar Controversy: How Will The Cookie Crumble?

Prabal Basu Roy

The Board now has an excellent opportunity to set things right by ensuring a fully independent and fair enquiry whilst the investigation by the enforcement authorities are parallelly in progress

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Karnataka Elections: An Open Letter To The Incoming Chief Minister To Save Bengaluru

Prabal Basu Roy

A Bangalorean pours his heart out for the new elected Chief Minister of Karnataka.

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Chanda Kochhar Controversy : A Profitable String Of Coincidences

Prabal Basu Roy

Chanda must factor this in the equation in the interest of the institution she manages and more importantly of which she is the face

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Anatomy Of A Scam: Should PNB Really Surprise Us?

Prabal Basu Roy

Good judgement comes from experience, but experience comes from bad judgement. We have enough experience in scams

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Live To Fight Another Day

Prabal Basu Roy

Even though the prices of oil have risen appreciably to pave the way for the Aramco offering, billed as the biggest IPO ever, the event itself will be an overhang on the markets

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The Message From The Financial Markets: Live To Fight Another Day

Prabal Basu Roy

Retail investors would be well advised to wait till the next quarter to gauge the market and must not fall to the narrative of buying into this so called short term technical correction

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