Tata Sons Hiring Bankers to Help Sell or Merge Dozens of Units

Nearly six months after his turbulent elevation to run India’s biggest conglomerate, Natarajan Chandrasekaran is assembling a team of dealmakers to refocus some of the group’s biggest businesses, expand its financial services and consumer businesses and sell or merge dozens of smaller units, according to interviews with senior executives. As many as one-third of the…

Cafe Coffee Day, Barista Have No Plans to Take on Starbucks’ Killer Pricing

Undeterred by the entry of iconic US-based coffee chain Starbucks at competitive prices, entrenched players such as CCD, Barista and Costa Coffee are unlikely to go in for price war, and plan to continue with differentiated pricing strategy. Starbucks, which debuted here over the weekend, said it will follow low pricing strategy across all its…

TATA, world’s 6th most innovative company

India’s two leading conglomerates, Tatas and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Group, have made it to the league of the world’s 25 most innovative companies, riding on the cheapest commercial car Nano and an aggressive growth path, respectively. In the list of world’s 25 most innovative companies released here on Friday, Tata group is ranked at the…

Tata Motors buys Jaguar & Land Rover

Its official. India’s Tata Motors has finally bought Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motors. The exact pricing is to be unveiled today. But estimates are around 1 billion pounds. Finally after months of intense negotiations, Tata Motors will lay hands on two of the world’s most iconic automobile brands. The product profile of Tata…

Tata buys Jaguar & Land Rover

Its official. India’s Tata Motors has finally bought Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motors. The exact pricing is to be unveiled today. But estimates are around 1 billion pounds. Finally after months of intense negotiations, Tata Motors will lay hands on two of the world’s most iconic automobile brands. The product profile of Tata…

India hosts world’s 4th fastest supercomputer

India has surprisingly broken into the Top Ten in a much-fancied twice-yearly list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, marking a giant leap in its push towards becoming a global IT power. A cluster platform at Pune’s Computational Research Laboratories (CRL), a Tata subsidiary, has been ranked fourth in the widely anticipated Top 500…

Now, Symbiosis comes to Hyderabad

BITS, XLRI, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Georgia Technological University, Harvard Business School and now Symbiosis. Yup, now Pune based Symbiosis Business Management Institute of India is opening their campus in Hyderabad. Read here +++