Indian financial intermediary matching international capital markets to local infrastructure decides how to balance range of services, risk-adjusted return, margin pressure and nation building. IDFC was chartered with partial ownership by the Indian government to help evaluate policy and a model for how private finance could be attracted to public infrastructure. As the nation and businesses grow, and the company grows and embarks on a strategy of rapid expansion and offers a wide range of new financial … Read more »

Indian financial intermediary matching international capital markets to local infrastructure decides how to balance range of services, risk-adjusted return, margin pressure and nation building. IDFC was chartered with partial ownership by the Indian government to help evaluate policy and a model for how private finance could be attracted to public infrastructure. As the nation and businesses grow, and the company grows and embarks on a strategy of rapid expansion and offers a wide range of new financial products, and participation in many aspects of the supply chain. Teaching questions include a review of the original mission, contemplation reduced margins and increased risks that come with the input of a number of domains, established enterprises have been established, and the trade-offs between maximizing shareholder return (for example, by investing in full collective projects in the rich cities) and maximizing the benefits for the nation (eg through subsidized tariff water projects in poor countries).
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John D. Macomber,
Viraal Balsari
Source: Harvard Business School
12 pages.
Publication Date: Jun 16, 2010. Prod #: 210050-PDF-ENG
IDFC India Infrastructure Investment Intermediaries HBR case solution

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