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Aug 2018

The future of business

As disruptive technologies appear on the scene, companies and business leaders are realising that the new world order will be dramatically different. The new order will need them to be nimble, innovative, and tech-savvy. Our latest issue explores what the future of business will look like.
Enterprise

Bring jet fuel under GST: Indian airlines tell govt

The aviation industry says it is hard to compete with international fliers while it bears the brunt of a bunch of indirect taxes. 

Venture

KKR acquires 60% stake in Ramky Enviro Engineers for $530 mln

KKR’s investment in Ramky Enviro Engineers is also the first private equity buyout in the country’s highly attractive environmental services sector.

Venture

Blackstone to invest in TaskUs

While Blackstone did not provide financial details of the transaction, according to a Bloomberg report the private equity major is buying a “large” stake for $250 million.

Enterprise

IPL brand value surges 19% to $6.3 billion

Broadcasting rights deal with Star India, rise of over-the-top content consumption, and rising social media influence helped improve IPL’s brand value, a report by Duff & Phelps says.

Venture

Bike rental startup Metro Bikes raises $12.2 million

The money will be utilised to further scale the company’s network across Bengaluru, invest in technology and ramp up its presence across major cities in India by 2020.

Enterprise

CCI approves Walmart-Flipkart deal

The decision comes in the wake of the government indicating its intention of putting home-grown players in ecommerce on an equal footing with global players.