Post corporate restructuring, Shriram Finance shares business outlook

Shriram Finance (SFL) is the consolidated NBFC arm of the Shriram group. It is formed through the merger of Shriram Transport Finance (STFC), Shriram City Union Finance (SCUF) and Shriram Capital (SC). The management has shared the following key pointers on the way ahead – In next 3 years, Vehicle loans will reduce from 77% … Read more

SBI Card’s Chief Risk Officer resigns

SBI Cards has informed that, it’s Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Ms Aparna Kuppuswamy has resigned from the services of the Company. Reason for resignation – has not been informed. Last date at the Company – February 10, 2023 Any reason for being concerned? CRO is an important position in an NBFC. However, given the overall … Read more

Some notable highlights by Shriram Housing Finance’s MD

Shriram Housing finance (SHF) is a 85% subsidiary of Shriram City Union Finance (SCUF). SHF’s MD & CEO, Ravi Subramanian has informed the following – They are looking to grow both organically and inorganically Organically, the Company clocked a 54% year-on-year loan asset growth to Rs 6,546 crore at the end of September 2022 and … Read more

Softbank selling 1/4th of it’s remaining stake in Paytm

As the mandatory lockin period of 1 yr is ending, Softbank has decided to offload 4.5% stake of Paytm through block deal. Prior to this sell, Softbank was the second largest shareholder (after Alibaba group) with 17.5% stake in Paytm. It’s second largest position will continue with 13% balance stake. Softbank has offered to sell … Read more

Reliance announces demerger and separate listing of financial services segment

Alongside Q2 FY 23 results, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has announced demerger and listing of a subsidiary, Reliance Strategic Investments Limited (RSIL) to focus on the financial services segment. RSIL is currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIL and is a RBI-registered non-Deposit taking Systemically Important (ND-SI) Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC). RIL will demerge it’s financial … Read more

Can Fin’s MD & CEO resigns. Based on his track, not a surprise.

Girish Kousgi after spending about 3 years at the Company has put in his papers. Reason for resignation is mentioned to be personal. Investors didn’t like the announcement and the share has corrected by about 15% since announcement in an otherwise strong market. Personally, I am not much surprised with his decision to quit. During … Read more

Banks say NPAs may rise in MSME sector in next 6 months

The pressure on asset quality of loans to micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is set to increase, leading to a rise in non-performing assets (NPAs) in this segment in the next six months, according to a survey by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry and the Indian Banks’ Association. Some of … Read more

Auditor now doubts whether Indostar can continue as a going concern

Indostar has finally submitted it’s quarter and year ended March 31, 2022 results. (It’s pertinent to remind here that currently the Company has been going through a self initiated independent review wrt to the credit process/ operational lapses.) As is typical in such scenarios, everyone wants to play safe and auditor of the Company (Deloitte … Read more