Red Ribbon produces a Weekly Newswire Service exclusively commissioned for the Platform, bringing subscribers up to date with the latest market intelligence and news affecting our core business areas: Property, Infrastructure, Renewable Energy and Hospitality. The Newswires give our subscribers an insight into current key trends in each of those core sectors; with updates on relevant political and macroeconomic trends as well as analysis and pointers for the future. The service also includes special topical pieces from time to time commenting on matters of particular interest.

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November 12, 2017

Why Invest in Growth Markets?

Growth Markets are more than just an exciting investment opportunity, they are also a driver to global economic growth and that’s why at Red Ribbon we believe that no investment…

April 27, 2017

‘It’s about guidance, capital and patience’ – Red Ribbon’s Supporting Young British Talent programme

March 2, 2017

Economical & Ecological – Eco Hotels’ Jay Krishnan discusses their ‘one-of-a-kind’ business model

Jay Krishnan, CEO of Eco Hotels talks to Proactive’s Andrew Scott about the company’s strategy and market opportunities. ”The fundamental offering to guests is clean, comfortable, safe and dependable accommodation….

March 2, 2017

Red Ribbon’s Prescott talks Proactive through “Mainstream Impact Investment”

September 15, 2016

Suchit Punnose speaks on Property Panorama on Property TV on Sky 238

Suchit Punnose speaks on Property Panorama on Property TV on Sky 238 about investment opportunities in the real estate sector in India

September 13, 2016

Red Ribbon Asset Management’s Punnose on India enormous need for construction

February 26, 2016

Introduction to Red Ribbon Asset Management

We are an Impact Investment company that incubates scalable projects in growth markets, with an initial focus on India. We export established products, services and technology from the UK and…

January 28, 2016

Eco Hotels- The World’s First Carbon Neutral Hotel Brand

Eco Hotels UK Plc is the world’s first carbon neutral premium value hotel brand of its kind. Eco Hotel’s vision is to create a £1 billion premium value hotel brand…

December 20, 2015

Truestone Angels & Equity Event

Presentation of Modulex by Suchit Punnose

January 27, 2014

Customer Testimonial with Mr & Mrs Peter Munday

Mr & Mrs Peter Munday describe their experience of investing in India with Red Ribbon Asset Management Plc. Red Ribbon provides impact investment opportunities in emerging markets, specialising in India,…

December 7, 2013

Modular Hospital – 40 bed hospital completed in 160 days

8,500 sq m 7 storey, 40 bed hospital completed in 160 days!

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December 5, 2017

Indian Real Estate Markets: a Perfect Storm

A perfect storm of demographic and economic factors is converging in India, and it is underpinning an unprecedented cycle of growth in the subcontinent’s real estate market. With the fastest…

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November 28, 2017

Embracing the Future: Indian Business Makes Sustainability Matter

In August this year, former President Barak Obama fiercely criticised his successor’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords: he predicted that the decision would inevitably consign the United…

November 21, 2017

How do they connect? The Hospitality sector and the adaption of a Mainstream Business Model.

Mainstream Impact Investment is a New Economic Paradigm: actively seeking out those businesses that look to regulate the negative impacts of their activities on the communities in which they operate…

November 14, 2017

An Expansive Monetary Policy: Renewing India’s Infrastructure Markets

Speaking in a typically candid interview in 2000, just a few short years before his death, Milton Friedman took (for him) unusual care in distinguishing between two of the critical…

November 7, 2017

Mainstream Impact Investment: A Sea Change in the Market

Businesses that set out to minimise the negative impacts of their activities on the community, our society and on the environment at large are better equipped to be successful in…

October 31, 2017

Thermal Power Generation: a drain on India’s resources

Electricity consumption in India is currently less than a quarter of the world average, but that figure is expected to grow sharply over coming years given the subcontinent is not…

October 24, 2017

Beating a path to its door: the Growth of India’s International Markets

David Ricardo, the father of British Economics, wrote in 1817 that it was impossible for capital to be invested abroad. Herbert Spencer begged to differ forty years later:  “Look at…

October 17, 2017

Lighting Up the Skies and Caring for the Earth: Diwali 2017

For a full twenty days before Diwali is celebrated each year, effigies of Ravana are set on fire all over India and across the world, igniting not only the annual…

October 10, 2017

“A Goldmine of Opportunity Waiting to be Tapped”: Eco Tourism in India

The Indian Government publishes an annual Economic Survey on trends and market conditions on the subcontinent and the Finance Minister last month tabled the latest of these before Parliament. For…

October 3, 2017

Private Equity and Indian Real Estate: The Bigger Picture

Private Equity and Indian Real Estate: The Bigger Picture Stag Investors buy into the “grey market” before a Listing takes place, selling out immediately after the stock is traded in…

September 26, 2017

Consumer spending as an engine for Growth

India is currently the fastest growing large economy in the world, which is one of the reasons why projects with their roots in the subcontinent are at the heart of…

September 19, 2017

Sustainability On The Subcontinent: Making It Happen

In 2014 the World Bank reported that environmental factors including air and water pollution, deforestation and natural disasters were costing India more than $80 Billion a year (just over 6%…

August 16, 2017

Indian Real Estate ten years on: The success story continues…

Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. Red Ribbon Asset Management adopted cutting edge Impact Investment Strategies more a decade ago at a time when the Indian Real Estate Sector…

August 9, 2017

Supporting Indian Eco Tourism: A Catalyst for Mainstream Impact Investmen

Mainstream Impact Investment has been at the heart of Red Ribbon’s asset management strategy since the company was founded more than a decade ago. It helps calibrate the subtle economic…

August 2, 2017

India’s Joined Up Government: A Resurgent Infrastructure Programme

Churchill might have said it better and probably more succinctly: Centrally planned economies are the worst market models we have…. except for all the others. And there is no better…

July 26, 2017

India takes the lead: A Global Renewable Hub

India’s place as the key Global Hub for Renewable Energy Generation is becoming more evident by the month: GE Energy Financial Services (GEEFS) has just announced plans to invest $90…

July 21, 2017

The Changing Paradigm of Mainstream Impact Investment

Red Ribbon Fund Management has long been committed to Impact Investment Strategies. For more than a decade it has been at the cutting edge of strategies that not only look…

July 13, 2017

India’s Hospitality Sector: Journey to Success

India’s new Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced this month (launched at the chimes of midnight on the 1st of July): this new fiscal regime will inevitably improve trading…

July 5, 2017

India’s property market and what makes it so attractive for investors?

Like most property markets across the world, India’s real estate sector is a game of two halves; but what sets it apart and  makes it so attractive for investors at…

June 29, 2017

Renewable Energy Policies in Growth Markets

President Trump’s White House has withdrawn the United States from the Paris Climate Accords, making good on a campaign pledge to throw the full weight of the Administration behind the…

June 14, 2017

Growth Markets and the importance of infrastructure

Jim O’Neill (of Goldman Sachs Asset Management) believed “Growth Market economies will be the driver of the world economy in the coming decade”, and he should know because he coined…

June 7, 2017

The importance of India as a Growth Market

Growth Markets, those economies with GDP that account for more than 1% of global economic output, have rightly been described as “economic powerhouses”; they simply can’t be ignored, which is…

June 1, 2017

Leading the Field: India’s Position in the Growth Market Group

Junaid Ahmad of the World Bank forecast a stunning GDP growth for India of 7.2% over the coming year, and he didn’t find it hard to explain why: “India remains…

May 25, 2017

Infrastructure as a Cornerstone for Growth: Bonding the Future

Red Ribbon Asset Management has an innovative approach to investing in Growth Markets: identifying projects that combine maximum potential for asset growth with measurable impact on communities and the wider…

May 18, 2017

Impact Investment and Economic Orthodoxy: Changing Times

Red Ribbon Asset Management has a reputation for delivering strong asset growth for clients by investing in growth markets using impact investment strategies, but exactly what does an Impact Investment…

May 9, 2017

Impact Investment and Growth Markets: A Changing Paradigm

Red Ribbon Asset Management is making its name at the cutting edge of “Mainstream Impact Investment”, which is a strategy aimed at generating competitive rates of return from businesses with…

May 3, 2017

Books4Kids Jamaica is a cause to be proud of

Red Ribbon Asset Management is a proud sponsor of this year’s Books4Kids Jamaica Online Charity Auction. Given the Impact Investment strategies that sit at the heart of the company’s approach…

April 25, 2017

What Makes India So Special: A Matter Of Growth…

India has the fastest growing large economy in the world and by 2020 it will also have the biggest population on the planet, currently second only to China; and the…

April 19, 2017

Ambedkar Day: Celebrating a Legacy of Social Responsibility

Impact Investment strategies place the community, our wider society and the environment at the heart of modern portfolio management, animating strong returns for investors in a socially responsible way. That…

April 11, 2017

Growth Markets: A Powerhouse for Global Economic Development

Red Ribbon Asset Management has a core principal at the heart of its investment policies: no portfolio can be considered properly balanced unless at least ten percent of the relevant fund is…

April 5, 2017

An Upward Trend: Eco Hospitality on the Subcontinent

At Red Ribbon Asset Management our ongoing interest in EcoHotels means we’ve been keeping a close watch on the Indian Hospitality Sector, and we’re particularly interested in market analysis published…

March 28, 2017

India in the Post-Brexit World: Something More Than Diplomacy

The Queen of England learned a new dance this month: she was taught Indian Mudras, or hand gestures, by the celebrated dancer and choreographer Arunima Kumar; and in keeping with…

March 20, 2017

National Defence Day: A New Era Of Indian Self Reliance

In matters of Defence, it sometimes pays to wait and take stock. From the perspective of this year’s National Defence Day Celebrations and two years on from the decade-long frictions…

March 17, 2017

Property Project Delays

What happens when a major construction project, made up of dozens upon dozens, if not hundreds of underlying interlocking contracts between contractors, suppliers, engineers and architects reaches a point where…

March 17, 2017

Renewable Energy

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has committed his Government to installing at least a further 100 GW of Solar Capacity, together with the complex base of supporting infrastructure such a…

March 13, 2017

Demonetisation: A Debate Without Substance

Here’s a little conundrum. Suppose I want to pay my tailor £500 (guineas if he is Saville Row); and I write him a cheque and post it to him before…

March 10, 2017

ICICI Prudential: India’s First Insurance IPO

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO) is the first in the Indian insurance sector. With demand for shares running at 10.5 times availability (ICICI Bank will…

March 10, 2017

Why are Hybrids set to give added drive and growth in Solar Platforms?

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has committed his Government to installing at least a further 100 GW of Solar Capacity, together with the complex base of supporting infrastructure such a…

March 10, 2017

India Making Phenomenal Progress with Renewable Energy Capacity, Globally

Chandra Raman, Chief Executive Officer of renewable energy developer, ARMAEC, talks through Indian government policies that are spurring growth in the renewable energy sector and what this means for investors:…

March 10, 2017

Telangana shows strong growth in local tax yields

There’s an old saying amongst bankers: there aren’t any fleas on a dead dog, and even for those who take a less than charitable view of State Taxes, there is…

February 27, 2017

The Indian Government and their plans to increase infrastructure spending

There’s a well-known test they give to students at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington: imagine you are in charge of a regiment in active combat, one wing of your…

February 20, 2017

How is the Indian government going to promote an environment for the growth and functioning of affordable housing?

It was Adam Smith who pointed out that “people of the same trade rarely meet together, even for merriment or diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the…

February 13, 2017

What are the new investment plans for wind generation in India?

It should come as no surprise to those keeping a close watch on developments in the renewables sector that India’s largest energy producer, NTPC, has last month announced its decision…

February 6, 2017

Less is more….but more is more too. The Capital Goods Sector in India

“Sorry I wrote such a long letter: I didn’t have time to write a short one”. It’s a principle Prime Minister Modi seemed to have taken to heart when he…

January 27, 2017

What lesson should we remember after celebrating Republic Day in India this year?

While the world slept and at the stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 India, as we all know, woke to independence; but once it had rubbed the sleep from…

January 23, 2017

An avalanche in last minute business travellers and their non-negotiable expectations

There’s a lot to be said for being in the right place at the right time; especially if the findings of the influential OYO’s 2016 Hospitality Survey are even broadly…

January 16, 2017

Find out 3 surprising economic factors affecting the Indian property market

A merchant is someone who buys low and sells high; which is what John Pierpont Morgan told his stockbroker when he stepped in to buy shares in the immediate aftermath…

January 9, 2017

India’s economy surpasses that of the UK for the first time in 150 years

All of the territories and properties belonging to the East India Company were transferred to the British Crown in 1858 and the Crown went on to take political and administrative…

January 3, 2017

Find out the 3 key predictions for what lies in store for India in 2017

In an increasingly volatile, increasingly populist Global Environment some of the old truths are starting to wear thin. But here’s one that still has the ring of truth: the unexpected…

December 19, 2016

How are Equity Investment in Property Projects now on the increase?

Look back as little as ten years and you’d find a very different Indian Property Market from the one we know today: Central Government Policy on Property, indeed the very…

December 12, 2016

What exactly is the Santa Claus Rally and why does it matter to the markets?

The Santa Claus Rally may sound like the stuff of Red Nosed Reindeers, sleigh rides and armies of elves ignoring the Working Time Directive in the run up to Christmas;…

December 12, 2016

Why are Hybrids set to give added drive and exponential growth in Solar Platforms?

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has committed his Government to installing at least a further 100 GW of Solar Capacity, together with the complex base of supporting infrastructure such a…

December 5, 2016

What are the features currently dictating the pace and location of new hotel builds in India?

There’s rarely any sense fighting over a bone with no meat. So this month’s well-publicised manoeuvrings of the board at Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), currently playing themselves out over the…

November 28, 2016

Find out what Theresa May thinks of India’s infrastructure post-Brexit

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, visited India at the invitation of Prime Mister Modi on 6th November; and infrastructure was high on her agenda. This was her first bilateral visit…