Advertisement

  • News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • Events
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print

Prasar Sharma

The author is an ex-banker who analyses business issues & their impact on the overall business environment

Latest Articles By Prasar Sharma

Recapitalization Through The IDBI Deal Lens

Prasar Sharma

The IDBI deal may serve as a template for recapitalisation of not just struggling banks but also other core sector companies

Read More

LIC Maybe A Lifesaver For IDBI But SEBI Should Not Make Exceptions To Its Regulations

Prasar Sharma

The markets have been buzzing and fluctuating as news of the LIC-IDBI deal has hogged the headlines over the past week. And while reams have been spoken about the mechanics and the merits of the deal itself, there is one issue that is critical which does not seem to have been appropriately addressed – protection of the minority public shareholders. And in all the buzz, there is one particularly disturbing piece of news that seems to be floating around. That the regulatory framework intends to waive the requirement of an open offer in this deal. This not only goes against the spirit and intent of the Substantial Acquisition of Shares & Takeover regulations of SEBI, but also defy basic logic.

Read More

Barking Up The Wrong Tree?

Prasar Sharma

ICICI Bank’s credit committee can only consider proposals from companies considered creditworthy by its credit risk evaluation teams

Read More

One Virtual Currency To Rule Them All

Prasar Sharma

Cryptocurrency, which is secured by blockchain, when issued by a central bank on the basis of its position, would have guarantee equivalent to hard currency in circulation today

Read More

Roots Of Videocon Group And ICICI Bank Loan Controversy

Prasar Sharma

ICICI Bank deals with most of the corporates in this country and so just by that association relatives - many of them well established and reputed by themselves - of senior officials cannot be prevented from associating with them

Read More