Dec 17, 2014 09:39 PM IST
Sachin Menon, COO tax and head of indirect tax, KPMG says India can't have a perfect GST given the demographic situation and the peculiar federal structure. However, this bill will most definitely improve the ease of doing business.
- Oct 27, 2014 06:18 PM IST
According to the assurance, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton, PE investments witnessed a significant improvement both in terms of value (47 percent) as well as volume (37 percent) in July-September quarter.
- Oct 17, 2014 06:43 PM IST
"The focus on sustainability in emerging economies is driven by a number of factors including the resource-intensity of their growth and the impact climate change is already having on their local environment," Grant Thornton said.
- Sep 14, 2014 01:56 PM IST
"PE volume has shown a significant uptrend YTD (year-to- date) 2014 as against previous years with 15 deals of over $100 million each," said the report.
- Sep 11, 2014 04:33 PM IST
Futhermore, he adds that the e-commerce and dot com space is one of the favourites among private equity players.
- Aug 31, 2014 08:02 AM IST
Modi is one of only three people that Abe follows on Twitter, while the Indian leader admires the Japanese premier's brand of nationalist politics.
- Mar 14, 2014 06:58 PM IST
Sector wise, among mergers and acquisitions, Raja Lahiri believes hospitality tops the chart as there were two big deals including Aman Resorts buying Silverlink Holdings and Thomas Cook buying Sterling Holidays in February.
- Mar 07, 2014 09:35 PM IST
The report also shows that the number of Indian companies supporting quotas for women on executive boards of large listed companies stands at 64 percent. That is up from 44 percent in last years report. But the report highlights that there is a large gap in hiring of female graduates in India.
- Feb 18, 2014 08:04 PM IST
Overall the domestic merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in January has been tepid except Bharti Airtel‘s acquisition of Loop Mobile today.
- Jan 30, 2014 08:08 PM IST
In an interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Elan Dutta, Raja Lahiri, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, Grant Thornton India, spoke about how the mergers & acquisitions space played out in 2013.
- Dec 20, 2013 08:33 PM IST
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Harish HV, partner-India Leadership Team,Grant Thornton, says there has been a significant jump in private equity (PE) deals and the interest in outbound deal continues by India Inc.
- Dec 15, 2013 10:39 AM IST
According to global assurance, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton, in the January-November period of last year, corporate India had signed 380 private equity deals amounting to USD 7.09 billion.
- Dec 06, 2013 09:22 PM IST
In terms of number of deals, overall M&As have come down, but excluding internal restructuring there has been growth in M&As.
- Dec 03, 2013 08:49 PM IST
FTIL had sought similar permission on November 12 to cross examine the Grant Thornton report. The date was postponed from November 25 to December 3.
- Nov 28, 2013 07:38 PM IST
The stance that Grant Thornton is likely to take is that since the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) was the agency responsible for appointment of the auditor, Grant Thornton would be answerable to the regulator, alone.
- Nov 26, 2013 03:12 PM IST
There is a preference for deal-by-deal engagement, allowing investors to decide on a case-to-case basis.
- Nov 17, 2013 01:25 PM IST
Indian companies signed as many as 360 private equity deals totaling USD 8.9 billion in the January-October period of this year, registering an increase of 33 percent over the corresponding period a year ago.
- Nov 12, 2013 06:06 PM IST
This bonafide is similar to what he had submitted as a reply to FMC's showcause notice on October 31. The FMC had called for this meeting so that the Financial Technologies top brass can make their case over retaining their fit & proper status.
- Nov 10, 2013 01:12 PM IST
Excluding internal mergers and restructuring deals, the M&A deal value so far this year increased by 32% compared to the same period a year ago, according to global assurance, tax and advisory firm, Grant Thornton.
- Nov 07, 2013 07:42 PM IST
Going forward Raja Lahiri of Grant Thornton does not see an upswing in the deal momentum. However, larger funds will continue to put bets on Indian growth story, he adds
- Oct 23, 2013 06:24 PM IST
CNBC-TV18 learns that FMC has asked Grant Thornton, who had come out with their forensic audit report on NSEL, to conduct a forensic audit on MCX too. Grant Thornton is likely to begin its probe by mid week of November.
- Sep 25, 2013 08:00 PM IST
The exchange, however, continued to conduct business inspite of being aware of all these irregularities, says Grant Thornton. This development could be damaging as Deloitte Haskin & Sells, the auditor of Financial Technologies said on Tuesday that FTIL‘s FY13 account should not be relied upon.
- Sep 16, 2013 07:41 PM IST
According to Grant Thornton's report, the total value of deals made in August this year increased by 247 percent, compared to August 2012. Raja Lahiri believes IT sector is likely to see more large deals on the back of rupee volatility.
- Sep 12, 2013 04:39 PM IST
The Indian media and entertainment sector witnessed comparatively depressed deal volumes in the first half of this year, says a report by Grant Thornton.
- Sep 06, 2013 10:33 PM IST
Of the 17 deals in 2010, 14 were together valued at USD 170 million. The sector cracked 23 deals in 2011, valued at USD 170 million. The sector saw 51 deals being struck in 2012, and 28 of these make up for over USD 1.25 billion.