- 20 Sep
Salasar Techno Engineering wins Rs 75 crore electricity transmission order in Africa
Salasar Techno Engineering Ltd (STEL), an Indian engineering and procurement company, has won an electricity transmission order worth around Rs 75.23 crore in Africa. The contract is for the Rwanda Transmission System Reinforcement and Last Mile Connectivity project, and will involve the design, supply, and installation of 110kV transmission lines connecting three African regions. The EPC order is expected to be completed within 18 months.
- 18 Sep
India to see at least $30 billion raised annually through equity sales in 2024 and beyond, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan Chase & Co. expects India to raise at least $30 billion annually through primary and secondary share sales in 2024 and beyond, driven by strong corporate earnings, robust economic growth, and demand from local and foreign investors. In contrast, India’s IPO activity has slowed down this year, but a couple of $1 billion-plus IPOs could return after the country’s federal elections next year. Overall, the outlook for India’s equity markets is positive, as the country benefits from investors fleeing other Asian emerging markets such as China.
- 18 Sep
US-based Hunting, Jindal SAW set up $25 million OCTG threading plant in Nashik
Summary: A US-Indian joint venture has set up a new oil and gas equipment manufacturing plant in India. The plant will produce pipes and tubes with premium connections for the OCTG market. It is expected to reduce India's reliance on imports and provide domestically manufactured products at a competitive price.
- 18 Sep
KKR Acquires 20% Stake in SingTel’s Regional Data Centre Business for S$1.1 Billion
KKR has acquired a 20% stake in SingTel's regional data centre business for S$1.1 billion (US$806.87 million). The deal values SingTel's regional data centre business at S$5.5 billion (US$4.03 billion) and the proceeds will be used to expand the data centre business across Southeast Asian markets, including Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. The deal comes amid growing global investors' demand for infrastructure assets across Southeast Asia, lured by the region's growth prospects and the sector's stable and long-term returns.
- 15 Sep
HDFC Bank and CreditWise Capital Partner to Extend Two-Wheeler Loans in Tier 2, 3 and 4 Towns
HDFC Bank and CreditWise Capital have partnered to extend two-wheeler loans in Tier 2, 3 and 4 towns of India. The partnership will combine the strengths of the two companies to make two-wheeler loans more accessible and affordable for people in these towns.
- 15 Sep
SAP India to double AI talent base, add 3,000 jobs
SAP India, the Indian arm of German software giant SAP SE, is planning to double its share of global SAP patents and add 3,000 jobs per year as it bets bigger on artificial intelligence (AI). The company is also committed to responsible AI development and is working with governments and regulators to ensure that AI is used in a safe and ethical way.
- 14 Sep
Mahindra Holidays to Invest Rs 1,000 Crore in Uttarakhand’s Tourism Sector
Mahindra Holidays to invest Rs 1,000 crore in Uttarakhand's tourism sector. The company will develop 4-5 new resorts under its flagship brand Club Mahindra in Jim Corbett, Mussoorie, Kanatal, and Binsar. The investment is expected to create over 1,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state.
- 14 Sep
Salesforce India’s growth has exceeded expectations, says CEO Marc Benioff
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has said that the company's growth in India has exceeded all expectations. He also praised the Indian government's approach to regulations in the tech sector. Salesforce has over 9,000 employees in India and is committed to investing in the country.
- 14 Sep
Adani Wind Receives Type Certification for 5.2 MW Wind Turbines
Adani Wind, a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, has received type certification for its 5.2 MW wind turbines. The turbines are India's largest and will be manufactured in India. The certification is a boost to Adani's plans to make India a global manufacturing hub for renewable energy equipment.
- 13 Sep
Gati expects 18-20% increase in festive season demand
Gati expects 18-20% increase in festive season demand, particularly in e-commerce and white goods segments. The company has enhanced its warehousing and service delivery capabilities to meet the expected surge in demand. It has also set up Express Distribution Centres across the country. Gati is confident of meeting the expected demand during the festive season.