Saturday, January 19, 2008

Mahindra & Mahindra Finance - Mahindra Finance

The Financial Hub

Introduction :

A subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, we are one of India’s leading non-banking finance companies. Focused on the rural and semi-urban sector, we provide finance for utility vehicles, tractors and cars and have the largest network of branches covering these areas.

Products & Services :

It provide financial loans to tractors, utility vehicles, light commercial vehicles, cars, two wheelers, three-wheelers and used vehicles.

Our services include Mutual Fund distributions and financial advisory services.

In May 2004, as a supplement to our lending business we started an insurance broking business through our wholly owned subsidiary, Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited (MIBL).

Financial Highlights, 2005-06 :

Total assets grew by 59% from Rs.3,115 crore on 31 March, 2005 to Rs.4,951 crore on 31 March, 2006

Cumulative number of customer contracts increased by 39% from 336,819 in 2004-05 to 467,977 in 2005-06

Total income grew by 47% from Rs.405 crore in 2004-05 to Rs.596 crore in 2005-2006

Profit after tax (PAT) grew 32% from Rs.82 crore in 2004-05 to Rs.108 crore in 2005-06

Capital Adequacy Ratio increased from 17.8% to 18.2 % in 1991 to 41% in 2001 (Census of India 1991 and 2001)

Business Outlook :

Mahindra Finance has already started distributing insurance products in rural and semi-urban India through its subsidiary Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited.

It have also recently commenced our mutual fund distribution business and are exploring opportunities of entering housing loans and personal loans in rural and semi-urban markets.

It believe that the growth of our interactive, people-driven business model depends on the building of strong, long-term personal relationships.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

New Delhi Television Ltd - NDTV

The Indian Media Moghal

New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV), founded in 1988, is India's first and largest private producer of news, current affairs and entertainment television.

NDTV is home to the country's best and brightest reporters, anchors and producers; 23 offices and studios across the country host India's most modern and sophisticated production and newsgathering facilities.

At home, NDTV 24X7, the flagship English news channel is the market leader with an unrivalled reputation for excellence.NDTV India, the company's 24-hour Hindi news channel, is respected for its integrity and commitment to real journalism.

NDTV Profit, a 24-hour business channel, has established new standards for simple, clear and transparent reporting on the world of business.

NDTV has launched its first channel outside India in partnership with Astro, a leading South East Asia media group. "Astro Awani", launched in Indonesia, is a 24 hour news, infotainment and lifestyle channel.

Group Interest : ( NDTV )

NDTV subsequently launched NDTV Profit which focuses on business news. NDTV also has plans for a general entertaintement channel, NDTV Imagine

NDTV has decided to enter into an agreement with Astro Broadcast Corporation Ltd. that proposes to establish a joint venture company to set up and broadcast 24-hour channels in South East Asia.

NDTV 24x7 is available in the UK on the Sky Digital platform, in the US on DirecTV, and throughout other parts of the world, such as the Middle East, through various platforms and providers.

NDTV is also available in Australia and New Zealand on the Vision Asia platform. Business process outsourcing company Genpact (formerly GE Capital International Services) and broadcaster NDTV have announced a 50:50 joint venture to offer media outsourcing services to enterprises worldwide in areas such as editing, digitisation and closed captioning.

NDTV Ltd. is also listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) with the stock symbol NDTV.

NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India are the only two Indian news channels which are broadcasts live on Worldspace Satellite Radio within India.

NDTV is currently in working with Dharma Production's Karan Johar to launch a new 24-hour general-entertainment channel called NDTV Imagine under the NDTV banner.

In August 2007, NDTV announced the launch of its first lifestyle television channel NDTV GOOD TIMES in alliance with UB Group. The channel features ACTVE Cooking, a round the clock cooking recipes and demonstrations along with tips and trivia on television exclusive for TATA Sky customers.

In September 2007, NDTV announced the launch NDTV Arabia, a 24-hour news and infotainment channel that will mark its entry into the Middle East and North Africa region. Also the same month, NDTV launched NDTV MetroNation, India's first English city channel.

NDTV Group is set to bring four channels on air in September, Including Astro Awani, a news cum infotainment channel in Kuala Lumpur for joint venture partner Astro, a channel for the Middle East, and Metronation. NGEN Media Services is a joint venture with Genpact with a 50 seat functioning centre.

NDTV Channels :

NDTV 24x7
NDTV India
NDTV Profit
NDTV Imagine
NDTV Metro Nation
NDTV Arabia

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