Thursday, May 29, 2008

'Given the cultural uniqueness, M&A has been slow to take off in India'

In investment banking, you either score a century or a duck

Starting with an M&A deal for MaFoi Consultants in May 2004, the list of ‘representative transactions’ in http://www.vedacorp.com/ shows the Landmark-Trent deal concluded last month, as the latest. Having closed transactions aggregating over $500 million in value across industries, Veda, a Chennai-based boutique investment bank, continues ‘to manage marquee transactions& #8217; in venture capital (VC), private equity (PE) and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for emerging corporates and established groups in the manufacturing, technology, consumer products and services domains.
“We started as a boutique firm. Today, we are close to a 20 member team and no longer a boutique in the strict sense,” says Mr C. Venkat Subramanyam, Founder Director, Veda Corporate Advisors Pvt. Ltd, during a recent lunch-hour interaction in Business Line.

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