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Creditors to Smaaash optimistic about recovery of dues

  Lenders are expecting almost full recovery of their dues in Smaaash, a sports-centric digital entertainment company backed by cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, as its revenues have improved over the last few months, said people with knowledge of the matter.
Smaaash Entertainment Pvt Ltd (SEPL) was admitted by the Mumbai National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) following a default of ₹292.4 crore to  Edelweiss   Asset Reconstruction Company. The company suffered losses since it was shut for 18 months during the Covid-19 pandemic, but revenues improved after the Covid-related restrictions were lifted.
“Several entertainment companies have shown interest in acquiring Smaaash due to change in the outlook post-Covid. After two years of lockdown, people are more inclined to spend for entertainment,” said one of the persons cited above. The resolution professional Bhrugesh Amin has set August 8 as the deadline to submit expressions of interest.The company has generated ₹34.5 crore in revenue in the first quarter of this financial year against ₹46 crore for FY22. Operating profit or Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxes and amortisation) for the first quarter ending June 2022 stood at ₹11.3 crore against ₹14 crore in the last financial year,

Magic Of Equity Investment

For all our Investment Tigers : Terrific Data

Sensex at 53000 or at 80000 or much much higher!

Just see for the first time ever amazing data about Indian Equity Markets.

1. BSE completed 40 years.
2. There were around 10,000 trading days in last 40 years.
3. Observations on regular basis and positive and negative returns occurrences.

Frequency Positive Negative
Daily 53% Time 47% Time
Weekly 56% Time 44% Time
Monthly 61% Time 39% Time
Quartely 64% Time 36% Time
Yearly 72% Time 28% Time
3 Year 89% Time 11% Time
5 Year 96% Time 4% Time
10 year 100% Time

4. Bse Sensex delivered 15.5% CAGR returns over last 40 years.

5. Decadal returns dispersion

Period CAGR
1980-1990 21.60%
1990-2000 14.30%
2000-2010 17.80%
2010-2020 8.80%

6. BSE Sensex returns 15.5%. Add 1.4% average dividend yield of 1.4% of last 40 years. At 16.9% compounding the value of BSE is actually around 80,000 level.

7. Longest period without returns was from 1994 till 2003. 9 years in total.

8. Since 2002 in last 18 years NO single 7 years rolling returns were without returns. This means since 2002 if you ever invested and kept money for minimum period of 7 years then you would have never lost money.

9. But what is most surprising and rewarding has been the performance of actively managed equity funds. Here are the data:

Category 20 Year CAGR 25 Year CAGR
Hybrid 15.17% 15.96%
Hybrid-ex* 16.37% 16.74%
Diversified 18.11% 16.25%
Diversified -ex* 19.89% 18.10%
ElSS 18.45% 18.20%
ElSS-ex* 19.66% 21.47%
All Funds 17.52% 16.41%
All Funds -ex* 18.73% 18%


excluding LIC/JM/Taurus/Quant MF schemes. This mean schemes of HDFC/ Nippon (earlier Reliance)/ Birla/ ICICI Pru/ SBI/ Principal/ Canara Rebecco/ Franklin etc.)

10. BSE Sensex was at 3800 in June 1996 (25 years back). In last 25 years average-ex* MF delivered 18% CAGR. Had BSE Sensex delivered as much as average MF schemes then the value of BSE Sensex should have been:

At 16.4% CAGR, BSE Sensex should be around 1,70,000 levels

At 18% CAGR, BSE Sensex should be around 2,38,000 levels.

How Brokers Sidestep SEBI Rules To Rip-off Investors: Now Targeting Super Senior Citizens

The pandemic has been a flourishing time for the brokerage business. India’s investor population nearly doubled, as people from the age of 9 years to 90 years turned into traders after a quick online class. Brokers used this boom during the lock-down to lure and loot people with well-laid traps backed by the façade of technical compliance with the rules. The two stories I will narrate, to caution investors, are chilling enough to jolt even a cynic like me who has reported a variety of scams for over 30 years.

MCA bats for shareholders’ privacy, restricts access to personal information on register of members

Move expected to prevent misuse of data by third parties, say expert. In a significant decision, the Corporate Affairs Ministry (MCA) has said that companies need not make available certain personal information of shareholders to those who inspect their register of members. The information barred from sharing include e-mail ID, unique identification number, PAN, and address or registered address (in case of a body corporate) of shareholders.

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