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Looking them straight in the eye, Dhirubhai lashed out: A sleepy Rs 54bn init had risen to Rs bn inand shot up to Rs 4,b. Until it went public, Ambani used to plough every paisa of profit into the company, rarely treating himself to a dividend.

Business Maharajas by Gita Piramal

Defending his positioh, Bajaj once said, “I do not want in my own country to share power, authority making and ownership with a foreigner. I was not looking at life from any other angle but the angle of how to earn.

Their magic is not just ambition but ambition with information. Later he would buy two more, one each for his brothers. So, the present of all the tycoons is not hidden. Between andReliance made four successful debenture issues.

Business Maharajas (बिझीनेस महाराजे)

In an obvious attempt to teach the bear syndicate ales son for battering at his share price, Ambani delivered the coup de grace on that fateful Friday by demanding delivery. Like Rahul Bajaj, Ambani hasn’t taken partners because he could never play second fiddle. Ambani’s keenness for the project was not merely due to his confirmed belief in backward integration.


These winners have each taken an unknown bhsiness through the wilderness to reach glory. Caught with their pants down, the panic-stricken bears bid for every Reliance share in sight in order to fulfill their commitments. Ships from and sold by A Mind’s Bookstore. We made a presentation to them about what we wanted to do and also told them this could be an opportunity we were losing.

I keep control over the company by showing performance and winning the confidence of the shareholder. Shell, who had set up a refinery in Aden inpaid his first maharajaz of Rs a month. Some of the attackers were his own cousins, which made the battles within the Birla clan even more exciting for those watching from the sidelines. Kunal marked it as to-read Jan 10, In Reliance’s balance sheet, a huge Rs m debt would disappear as accountants regard debentures as borrowingsshare capital would go up by about Rs m, and it would look healthy enough for the next round of fund-raising.

Virtually all eight businessmen profiled here have either already initiated or are about to initiate far-reaching changes in their organizations, and an attempt has been made to outline their strategies and to explain the rationale behind the individual responses.

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Khaitan with his huge empire of tea-gardens; Bharat and Vijay Shah, sparkling in the field of international diamond market; Aditya Birla building the network of factories; and Ratan Tata, giving a new look to the towering empire of TATA; this book has them all, the 8 greatest Indian super tycoons. The government delayed clearing one of Dhirubhai’s mega debenture issues. It would have been better if the sequence of events were in chronological order as sometimes narration seem very confusing because it has various This book gives a great insight in lifes of all this famous Indian business tycoons.


How do you find my health? Whether in a white half-sleeved safari or one of his conservative dark [] suits and crisp white shirts with his trademark flamboyant red silk tie, there’s nothing half-hearted about the most talked about businessman in India. It’s a fabulous book.

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The credit for this decision should go to my father. Ajay Arora rated it it was amazing Dec 10, The life of this tea maharaja provides an insight into a shadowy world far removed from glossily printed profit and loss statements, the Calcutta Stock Exchange and high profile tea auctions. All that I needed was a small gap which I could penetrate, and I did so successfully. As an attendant manning piamal Shell gas station, Dhirubhai swore he would one day head a company like Shell, hunt for oil and refine it.

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