June 11, 2007

Biz Quizzard 167

Presenting the current affairs quiz for the week June 04-09. Hope you enjoy it.

1. New Delhi-based film exhibition & distribution company, PVR has changed its tagline 'Movies First'. What is the new tagline?

2. In what looks like a succession plan, according to news reports last week, Mr Rishad would be joining the financial services vertical of which company as a business manager?

3. Which MNC last week unveiled a new brand identity with the theme 'Transforming Tomorrow'? The first print ad was also released in India last week.

4. Which MNC last week agreed to be acquired by Silver Lake Partners and TPG for $8.2 billion in the largest leveraged buyout of a computer-networking company?

5. Which MNC last week agreed to sell its Australian jams and jellies division to HJ Heinz, as part of a plan to raise $498 million from disposals of smaller assets?

6. Network 18, the holding company of TV18 and Global Broadcast News, last week announced the launch of a new events division. What has it been named?

7. ITC's Lifestyle Retailing division has launched its range of apparel for women. What has it been branded as?

8. Which premium international brand has tied up with Mumbai-based home textiles company, Creative Portico India, to market its home textiles and furnishings range in India?

9. Which MNC last week agreed to acquire 80% stake in Ukrainian juice company Sandora LLC?

10. Which infrastructure group has launched a corporate campaign in the television and print media with the baseline 'NO DREAM TOO BIG'?

Please mail your answers before Friday to rajeevkondapalli@gmail.com with Biz Quizzard 167 as the subject.

Happy Learning!
rajeev kondapalli

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