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Uday Shankar, James Murdoch launch investment platform with $1.5 billion corpus

Mumbai: Uday Shankar and James Murdoch's private investment company Lupa Systems has announced that it is forming Bodhi Tree, an investment platform that will be financially supported by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).

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Uday Shankar, James Murdoch to acquire 40% stake in Viacom18: Reports

Mumbai: Lupa India, the investment company set up by former Star & Disney India chairman Uday Shankar and his boss from Star James Murdoch, is under negotiations for picking up a 40 per cent stake in Viacom 18, say media reports. Viacom 18, which runs television and digital entertainment...

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Sanjiv Mehta named FICCI president for 2021-22

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has announced that Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) chairman and MD Sanjiv Mehta will succeed veteran media executive Uday Shankar as president of the association. The appointment will be effective on 18 December.

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James Murdoch & Uday Shankar go the SPAC way to fund new venture

Former top Disney executive Uday Shankar and Lupa Systems founder and CEO James Murdoch are getting on the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) rush. Months after joining forces for a new media and tech venture, the dynamic duo is looking to raise $345 million for the same.

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The future belongs to creator-led franchises: James Murdoch

Creator-led franchises will be more powerful and more profitable in the years to come if they can take a little more risk and own their IPs, said James Murdoch former chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox and now the founder & CEO of private holding company Lupa Systems.

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