Dish TV to hold AGM this month as YES Bank fight lingers

In an unexpected announcement, Dish TV India Ltd, one of India’s largest TV channel distribution platforms, said its board of directors have called the company’s annual general meeting on the last day of this month. The announcement is unexpected given that the board had, a week ago, decided to seek government approval to postpone the […]

Dish TV says YES Bank cannot sell Dish shares

Adding another dimension to the legal battle over the impending extraordinary general meeting called by Dish TV’s largest shareholder YES Bank, the DTH operator said a local office of Uttar Pradesh Police has asked the company to ensure that YES Bank does not deal in or liquidate its Dish TV shares, pending an investigation by […]

Yes Bank says Dish TV resorting to ‘dilatory tactics’, seeks EGM

Yes Bank, which holds around 26% of Dish TV India, accused the direct-to-home satellite provider of resorting to what it called dilatory tactics in seeking shareholder approval for its proposal to reorganize the company’s board of directors. As such, said Yes Bank, it was calling for an extraordinary general meeting under the relevant laws of […]

Dish TV seeks to postpone AGM, says directors can’t be removed without nod

Dish TV India, one of the largest direct-to-home satellite broadcasters in the world, said a shareholder resolution calling for the removal of its chairman and certain directors as proposed by YES Bank cannot be implemented without the approval of the government and lenders, and therefore, the DTH company has sought permission to postpone the annual […]

YES Bank acquires stake in Electrical Engineering firm CG Power and Industrial Solutions

YES Bank, India’s fourth largest private sector bank, said it has acquired 12.79% stakes in Electrical Engineering firm CG Power and Industrial Solutions as part of the invocation of a pledge. It acquired over 8 crore of equity shares of CG Power submitted as collateral for a loan. The shares are valued at Rs 288 […]

ICRA revises YES Bank’s outlook from ‘positive’ to ‘stable’ on RBI order on Rana Kapoor

ICRA, a part of Moody’s Investors Service, revised its outlook on YES Bank’s borrowings to ‘stable’ from ‘positive’ on the basis of the Reserve Bank of India’s direction last week cutting short the tenure of the company’s CEO Rana Kapoor. “The revision in outlook to stable from positive considers the recent direction from RBI whereby […]

Yes Bank raises another $400 mln via syndicated loan for GIFT ops

YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank, said it has taken a syndicated loan of $400 million loan facility from a syndicate led by Bayerische Landesbank, Commerzbank, CTBC Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, Korea Development Bank, State Bank of India, United Overseas Bank Limited and Westpac Banking Corporation. The money was borrowed out of […]

Yes Bank gets SEBI approval for starting FII services

YES BANK, India’s 4th largest private sector Bank, said it has received approval from Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for acting as Custodian of Securities, allowing it to act as an intermediary for foreign institutional investors or FIIs. “The Custody business will allow the Bank to comprehensively service the Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPis), […]

EU to invest Rs 1,300 cr in India’s solar and wind power via Yes Bank

The European Investment Bank, the lending arm of the European Union, will invest $200 mln (Rs 1,283 cr) into the Indian solar and power sector via a deal with Yes Bank in order to support the growth of renewable energy in the country. The investment will be routed through a renewable financing program with Yes […]

Yes Bank signs distribution agreement for Reliance General Insurance products

Reliance Capital said its subsidiary Reliance General Insurance Company signed an agreement with YES BANK to distribute general insurance products to the customers of YES BANK. YES BANK is India’s 5 th largest private sector Bank with a network of 1040 branches across and will act as a corporate agent of the insurance company. The deal will […]

Yes Bank launches impulse buying app ‘Tap To Shop’

Trying to differentiate itself from regular ecommerce websites and apps, Yes Bank has launched an impulse buying app known as Tap To Shop. Unlike regular online shopping apps, Tap To Shop will be focused exclusively on delivering deals that are not available at most times. The customer must have installed the Yes Pay wallet on […]

ICICI Bank is the first with UPI app for merchants

While nearly all the major banks with the exception of SBI and HDFC have come up with UPI apps for regular users, ICICI Bank has gone a step further by bringing out an app specially dedicated to merchants. The app requires a current account with ICICI Bank to operate, and any small merchant or shopkeeper […]

Yes Bank unveils Aadhaar-powered billing machine for small companies

Yes Bank has introduced a new billing machine for small businesses tying together Card & UPI payments, Aadhaar E-KYC and Aadhaar E-signing on a ready-to-use basis. This will help small and medium businesses to do their billing and accept payments and also disburse small loans completely electronically at any time to participating merchants, said the […]

Yes bank’s ‘chat banking’ app completes 10,000 transactions

Yes bank, India’s 5th largest private sector bank, said its recently launched ´Yes tag´ ‘chat banking’ application has crossed 10,000 Transactions. Yes tag was launched recently by Yes bank and offers a ‘conversational smart banking’ experience and can be used to bank via five messaging platforms namely Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Skype, Telegram and WeChat. Users […]