Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has requested India’s stock market regulator SEBI for price secrecy during Initial Public Offerings (IPO) and Follow on Public Offerings (FPO)s. The ostensible reason given is that the price discovery mechanism during the IPO and FPO lets investors bidding during the end of the bidding process an advantage.A specious argument in […]

Clean Technology is the the Industry that every country in the world is  pursuing aggressively to gain an early mover advantage .Singapore which is a financial and trading hub is no different as it also tries to attract clean technology dollars to its shores.Norwegian Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) which is one of the biggest Solar […]

Amazon’s early success with Kindle Amazon garnered a lot of success though its E-book reader Kindle when there was hardly any competition in the market.The Kindle fitted synergistically with it existing business of selling books over the Internet.It has found a winning combination of Hardware and Software  which was one of the major reasons for […]

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has said that the last decade was the warmest decade since the 19th century with temperatures a whopping 13.3 Degrees higher than the average for the 20th century.2010 is turning out to be a fitting finale for the decade with this year being on track to be the warmest […]

The Indian Government’s launch of the ambitious Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission(JNNSM) promises to catapult India into  becoming the Largest Market for Solar Energy  in the World.In fact,India’s Solar Energy sector has the  potential  to be the biggest Energy Opportunity of the 21st century.Solar Energy in India is poised to take off in a exponential […]

Acquisitions and Alliances have shown an increasing trend in the Concentrated Solar Thermal (CSP) segment in contrast with the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) segment. However the conditions have been changing in the PV segment making M&A and JVs increasingly attractive in this segment as well.The main factors that are contributing to this rising M&A and Acquisition […]