Source - Bloomberg
Apex Avalon Consulting Chairman Girija Pande discusses India and Russia relations and talks about the Paris climate accord. He speaks on Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.
Growth in the branded FMCG market in India appears to be picking up in 2017 after a couple of less robust years -- and the longer-term outlook for the market is solid. But competition is intensifying. How can manufacturers make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead? Read on to find out the six mantras that can help FMCG manufacturers capture their share of market growth -- and more
Avalon Consulting participated in FPI2017, and shared its views on the fresh produce market in India. The Fresh Produce market is seeing an uptick driven by premiumization and changing consumer preferences. Learn more about the structural challenges in the segment and possible innovations in this sector. (more…)
Source - Firstpost / IndiaSpend
Avalon Consulting CEO, Sridhar Venkiteswaran shares his views on Chinese investments in India.
Private Equity investments in India touched historic highs with ~Rs. 200,000 crore invested in the past two years. In 2017 the industry is entering into a resurgent phase, with high quantum of investments in the ‘ready to exit’ phase. Read Avalon’s annual PE/VC Report, to understand what the future holds in store for PE/VC investments in India.
The much awaited annual feature by Mr. Raj Nair, Chairman, Avalon Consulting is finally here! It discusses the impact in 2017, of the 3 Black Swan events of 2016 namely - Brexit, Trump’s Presidency and Modi’s demonetization. Read on, for an interesting glimpse into to what we can expect as a fallout of these events, and why.
Mr. Raj Nair, Chairman Avalon Consulting delivered an address to the IMC Chamber of Commerce & Industry, where he shared how we often miss out on impending changes because we are trained to look for direct cause-effect relations for point events, while disruption and major shifts happen due to a culmination of various factors. Which are the dots which we should try to connect? How will the patterns that emerge, impact the future of our businesses and our industries? Read the text of his speech here, for a fascinating take on what we can expect in 2017 and beyond.
As part of the annual business event of IIT Madras, Samanvay, hosted by the Department of Management Studies (DoMS), a panel discussion was organized on the theme ‘Braving the economic tides’. The panel consisted of Mr. Premchand C, Partner and Executive Director at Avalon Consulting, Dr. Kamakodi, CEO, CUB, Mr. Raghuvir, Srinivasan, Business Line, Dr. Paul Appasamy, MSE, and Ms. Padma Parthasarathy, Senior Vice-President, Tech Mahindra. (more…)
CII hosted Chemvision 2016, an event focusing on the opportunities and challenges in the chemical industry. It brought together an eminent audience of business leaders, industry experts, analysts and consultants who follow the Chemical sector closely. Mr. Premchand C, Partner and Executive Director at Avalon Consulting was invited to address the audience, and he shared with them views on whether Indian companies can emerge as global players in the fine chemicals space. (more…)
Mr. Raj Nair, Chairman Avalon Consulting was invited by IIT Madras as part of their MBA Invitation Lecture Series, to deliver a talk on ‘Digital Transformation of Business’ on Sep 20th 2016. Mr. Raj spoke to the students about how digital technology has transformed the way businesses and organizations function. He stressed on how technology would be play a greater role in the future and how each of us should strive to be more digital friendly in order to keep pace with the changes. He narrated business cases where Avalon’s predictive analysis tools had leveraged digital information to devise solutions for clients. The session was well received and saw good participation from the audience, with sharing of experiences, suggestions and views on what our digital future is going to look like. (more…)
Source - Business Standard
Sridhar Venkiteswaran, Member, CII core group on China, and Executive Director, Avalon Consulting recently spoke about India-China trade relations at a seminar organized by the CII.
Source - Financial Express
Avalon finds mention for its work with Balaji Telefilms, helping them in next phase of growth, which included an OTT, SVOD platform, creating original and premium content.