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Wednesday 27 July 2016 loc: GB


Notes from around Asia

It was a very interesting time for Amphora to conduct a whistle-stop tour of the Far East over the last two weeks. As we have observed before, domestic investment opportunities differ dramatically across the Asian region, as do attitudes to physical assets.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Mallya may sell more USL shares

Could Diageo soon increase its stake in United Spirits, India’s largest spirits company in which it owns 55%?

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Mallya convicted of cheque bouncing

Vijay Mallya, the former chairman of Diageo-controlled United Spirits, has been convicted of bouncing cheques issued by his collapsed Kingfisher Airlines business.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Arrest warrant issued for Mallya

Indian authorities have issued an arrest warrant against Vijay Mallya, the former head of United Spirits, just days after freezing his passport.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

India blocks Mallya’s passport

Pressure is mounting on former United Spirits owner Vijay Mallya after India ordered the suspension of his diplomatic passport late last week.

Monday, April 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Indian state completely bans alcohol

The state of Bihar in eastern India has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol, making it the latest region in the country to introduce whole or partial prohibition.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 No Comments »

HK’s trade launches first Asian Wine Review

A team of Hong Kong’s top wine professionals have launched the first Asian Wine Review as an authoritative guide to Asia’s best wine regions and producers.

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine potential in India

Hard on the back of a visit to Taiwan and Japan, Amphora Portfolio Management has just completed a few days in India.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Mallya’s Diageo pay-off frozen as pressure mounts

Drinks baron Vijay Mallya’s £53 million severance package from Diageo has been frozen, while India’s financial conduct watchdog has named him as part of a money laundering investigation.

Monday, March 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Arrest Mallya and seize passport, bank says

The State Bank of India has demanded the arrest of Vijay Mallya and the seizure of his passport just days after he announced he was stepping down from Diageo’s United Spirits.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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