Amazon just closed a deal worth Rs 9.5 Crores acquiring a 26 percent stake in the India fifth largest publishing company, Westland. Amazon bought the shares from its main investment firm, Trent Ltd, a company owned by the Tata Group.
The businessman is considered as one of India’s most active investor. Ever since he retired as the Tata Group chairman, Ratan Tata has backed more than 20 startups until now. He is especially experienced in the tea markets, and Teabox is delighted to have him as an advisor as well as an investor.
Airbus Helicopters said on Friday it is in talks with Indian companies including Mahindra and Mahindra (MAHM.NS), Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) and Tata Group to jointly make military helicopters, to comply with rules aimed at helping the local defense industry.
Shares in Tata Teleservices rallied to as much as 14.79% on Friday following news on buyout talks with British telecom company Vodafone. Indian conglomerate Tata Group is reportedly in talks with Vodafone to sell its 59.45% stake in Tata Teleservices.
British retailer Tesco's $110 million investment in Tata-owned Trent Hypermarket has received approval from India's Department of Industry Policy and Promotion (DIPP). This will pave the way for Tesco to get a clearance from the country's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB).
British retailer Tesco said it had applied with India's Foreign Investment Promotion Board to acquire a 50% stake in a joint venture with Tata Group. Tesco intends to invest $110 million in the partnership.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, in a press conference, discussed the construction of a cancer and surgical cleft center in his state with the help of private entities.
AirAsia India investor Arun Bhatia said he would question the Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture after claiming he and AirAsia head Tony Fernandes were not informed about the transaction.
The partnership between Tata and Singapore Airlines could be a major game changer in the aviation industry where both firms invested USD100 million.
A memorandum of understanding was finalized between Tata Group and Singapore Airlines leading the way to the formation of a new airline to service the Indian market.