Cyrus Mistry, chairman of India’s Tata group, is planning to spend at least $8 billion building roads, airports and housing, betting a stable administration after India’s coming elections will lead to a new wave of infrastructure development.
Broker Alon Chadad’s client purchased a $14.3 million apartment on Manhattan’s Central Park South, then spent nine months seeking approval for plans to overhaul it. In January, the buyer changed course, listing the unit for sale at more than double what he paid just a year ago.
The former chairman of Egypt’s Bank of Alexandria was held overnight at New York’s Riker’s Island jail complex after being arraigned in Manhattan on charges of sexually abusing a maid at the Pierre Hotel in New York.
Cyrus Mistry, chairman of Tata Sons Ltd., is writing down the value of some of the $15.5 billion assets purchased by his predecessor over two decades to boost the allure of India’s biggest corporate group.
“He couldn’t crawl,” said former Fed chairman Paul Volcker of his son, James. He fought back tears as he went on: “We wondered. We thought: What’s the matter? And then we were told with no uncertainty he had cerebral palsy.”