At Ssangyong Motor Co., South Korea’s third-largest maker of sport utility vehicles, just about everything that could go wrong did in the past two decades. The company switched owners four times, faced bankruptcy and suffered one of the most violent strikes in modern Korean history in 2009.
Anand Mahindra , a scion of one of India’s richest families, abandoned a youthful flirtation with communism and cinema to work at the business he was born into. After expanding the Indian steel and tractor maker into cars, financial services and resorts, Mahindra’s appetite for growth is unsated.
Mumbai airport, the gateway to India’s financial capital, will open a new international terminal in its first major upgrade in three decades as the nation aims to ease infrastructure constraints that hurt growth.
Billionaire Uday Kotak, not content with 35 percent margins and a No. 1 ranking underwriting Indian IPOs, is aiming to increase profit next year at both his investment bank and commercial-lending businesses.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India’s biggest utility vehicle maker, unveiled a cheaper version of its Xylo model to win potential customers of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.’s best-selling models and revive profit margins.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India’s most acquisitive manufacturer, is close to an agreement to buy a stake in Spanish auto-parts maker Cie Automotive SA, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. was named preferred bidder for a controlling stake in South Korea’s Ssangyong Motor Co. as India’s largest maker of sport-utility vehicles aims to raise sales outside its home market.