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Legs planted squarely on the ground, his head cocked maharajass, his thitaning hair cropped shorter than a marine’s, eyebrows flying over a broad forehead, Ambani looks relaxed. Refresh and try again.

Till my last breath I will work. I am willing to salaam anyone.

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Aug 30, Mohd Asim rated it liked it Shelves: Caught with their pants down, the panic-stricken bears bid for every Reliance share in sight in order to fulfill their commitments. My skin, fortunately, is very thick! He began with textiles, which is an end product for consumers, and worked his way backward through the intermediate chain like polyester, petrochemicals, refinery and finally, oil exploration.


He found he could tap the capital markets for bigger and bigger amounts. Books by Gita Piramal. In the first breakthrough, investigative journalists discovered that the eleven companies had been registered in the Isle of Man, an international tax haven, between November and July and were owned by several Shahs, some related; others not.

How did they thrive and prosper even as others failed? How did these men build their enormous empires?

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They would project that usage into the future and arrive at a demand of, say, 5, tpa. I’m as puzzled today as the day I started out fifteen years ago. Inhe gave a lively interview to S. Though he won’t read the Harvard Business Review, he will say: An overwhelming majority of Reliance shareholders hold less than shares, and one in four Indian investors owns shares in Reliance.

In India, technically managements cannot buy their own companies’ shares, so a brand new organization, the “Friends of Reliance Association’, emerged which boughtof the bears’ 1. mahharajas

Singh, he took this step ‘to curb unhealthy speculation’. InReliance needed money to finance a worsted wool-blended spinning mill and Dhirubhai picked up a forgotten financial instrument, the partly convertible debenture. Could Birla’s trade seci’cts be taught and replicated?

Do you know where Bhuleshwar is? Gradually we got the other people. Restructuring, in fact, is a recurring theme in all seven of this book’s chapters, reflecting the concern of these businessmen about the future. Narayan, president of the textile division, who prior to joining Reliance in the 70s had been a professor of commerce in a local college.


Ambani’s relentless drive to keep Reliance’s price at very high levels booted the BSE’s market capitalization. Ramniklal shifted from Aden to Ahmedabad to look after administration and production at Naroda.

Standing on the dais at the wedding reception next to Nina and Shyam, with Kokila by his side, jocularly greeting friends as they lined up to wish the happy couple, Dhirubhai’s thoughts drifted to another family wedding two years back.

But they an aged to convince the finance ministry and everything went rough smoothly without a hitch. The history of a successful business entity thus instills confidence among people that such feats are not beyond their reach.

Business Maharajas by Gita Piramal

He nailed his nameplate onto an office door in Be that as it may, there is so much that is of interest in the lives of these ‘maharajas’ that one was still tempted to try. In busineas, Pranab Mukherjee’s parting gift to Dhirubhai included a licence to expand capacity to 15, tpa.

The only emotion he felt that hot summer morning, as the mercury crossed the 33 C mark, was wrath. Separating from his brothers was hard for Dhirubhai. Bodyguards and guns are a way of life piramql this intensely private and deeply religious man.