PTI [TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2004 04:46:53
NEW YORK: Leading IT companies i-flex
Software and Satyam Computers have made their way to 'Forbes Global's
list of 100 'best under a billion' companies in Asia Pacific.
Besides these, MphasiS BFL, Zee Telefilms
and pharma companies Sun Pharma, Cipla, Aurobindo, Nicholas Piramal,
IPCA Labs, J B Chemicals and Jubilant Organosys are among the 24
companies from India which have found a place in the Forbes Global-100
best under a billion list.
Bharat Forge, Shanthi Gears, Graphite India, Sesa Goa, Indian Hume
Pipes, apart from Gujarat Ambuja Cements, are in the list which
has the highest number of entries from India in the Asia Pacific
India is next only to UK with 31 entries in Asia and Europe combined.
From India's banking sector, HDFC Bank, Corporation Bank, Jammu
and Kashmir Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce have made their way
to the list.
Balrampur Chini Mills, Essel Propack and Neyveli Lignite complete
the tally which has been prepared by screening 2,600 publicly traded
companies in the region that recorded under one billion dollar a
year in revenue with five year returns on capital of at least five