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Danish Brewer Carlsberg Plans India IPO
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Danish Brewer Carlsberg Plans India IPO

The popular beer manufacturer Carlsberg is working out on a local initial public offering (IPO) of its Indian business. The Danish brewer is reportedly looking for potential i-bankers for the share sale over the next few weeks. The Carlsberg Group is a Denmark-based company that is one of the leading brewery groups in the world today. The company is mainly known for its large portfolio of beer. It started its operations in India in 2007 but the Indian customers have been consuming its beer much before that. The credit of the success of Carlsberg’s products globally and in India can be given to the quality consciousness and the technological proficiency developed by the breweries. And because of these attributes, Carlsberg has been positioned on the third rank among the world’s largest b...
Reliance Jio’s Growth May Trouble Its Competitors
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Reliance Jio’s Growth May Trouble Its Competitors

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio Infocomm has reported a considerable growth in profits in the March-ended financial year. Reliance Jio saw a net profit of Rs 510 crore in the quarter ended March compared with Rs 504 crore in the previous three months. Jio’s operating revenue increased 3.6 percent reaching to Rs 7,128 crore. The older telecom operators in India like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India have been growing from the very beginning but since Jio has entered the league, they have been facing a tougher competition. “When the dust settles down and subscribers from beleaguered smaller players have been mopped by the Big Three (Vodafone-Idea combine, Airtel and Jio), the tussle for supremacy will resume,” said Sandip Das, senior advisor at telecom consulting firm Analysys Mason. “Wi...
ICICI Securities Decreased the Size of IPO After Slow Start
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ICICI Securities Decreased the Size of IPO After Slow Start

Brokerage firm giant ICICI Securities decreased the amount of its initial public offering to almost Rs3,500 crore after the opening sale met a slow start, particularly since targeted individuals with large assets didn’t seem interested. ICICI Securities is the third daughter company of the ICICI Group to join the market since 2016 and overall fourth after ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential Life and ICICI Lombard General Insurance. The initial opening of the IPO was set to Rs4,016 crore and met a subscription of 88% inclusive of the anchor portion, which accounts for 10% of subscriptions. ICICI Securities released a statement saying it “successfully closed its proposed Offer for Sale (OFS) and raised around Rs3,500 crore.” The IPO collected bids buying 34,575,396 shares from the 44,225,3...
Xiaomi Wants to Increase Offline Sales to 50 Percent By Year End
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Xiaomi Wants to Increase Offline Sales to 50 Percent By Year End

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi today said it plans to ramp up its offline distribution channel in the country and is targeting around 50 per cent of its turnover from this segment. “Till now, our focus was on online sales. Now, we will focus both on online and offline distribution. We expect our share from offline to grow from current 10 per cent to 50 per cent by the end of this year. This is our aspiration,” Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain said. Jain said the company has strong plans for offline distribution. “In five or six cities, we are ramping up and having extensive offline distribution and Chandigarh is one of them as it is a key market for us. In the next 3-4 months, we will start a very extensive offline distribution business in Chandigarh through multi-brand outlets. “W...