SATYAM Achievements #2 BPO Global Ranking- Brown Wilson Group’s 2008 Black Book of Outsourcing UK Trade & Investment India (UKTI) Business Award for corporate social responsibility Golden Peacock Global Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance # 1 in the ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) BEST Award, 2007
Adopts new tagline “Business Transformation. Together.”
Enters agreement to acquire S&V Management Consultants, a Ghent, Belgium-based supply chain management (SCM) consulting firm
Agrees to acquire Caterpillar’s market research and customer analytics (MR&CA) operations
Becomes the first company to launch a secondary listing on Euronext Amsterdam under NYSE Euronext’s new “Fast Path” process for cross listings in New York and Europe
Becomes the first company to be invited by the National Stock Exchange (NSE) to ring the opening bell
Enters into a definitive agreement to acquire Chicago-based Bridge Strategy Group
SATYAM timeline………. 2008 cont. December 16, 2008: Satyam Board of Directors has approve proposals to acquire a 100% stake in Maytas Properties and a 51% share in Maytas Infra. Software AG has awarded Satyam the Innovation Award for Partner Excellence at the recently concluded “ Innovation World 2008 ” in Miami, FL for delivering significant “Business Value” as well as “technologically superior” solutions, second year in a row .
SATYAM timeline…….. 2008 cont. December 29, 2008: Resignation of directors starts… Prof. Krishna G Palepu, Non-Executive Director and Mr. Vinod K Dham, Non-Executive & Independent Director resign from the board. Dec 17, 2008: Maytas Deal cancelled…
SATYAM timeline……… 2009 arrives with a shocking revelation…. Jan 7, 2009: Satyam receives letter from chairman tendering resignation and detailing financial irregularities.
Content of the Chairman’s letter…….. Dear Board Members, It is with deep regret and tremendous burden that I am carrying on my conscience, that I would like to bring the following facts to your notice: 1. The Balance Sheet carries as of September 30, 2008 a.Inflataed (non-existent) cash and bank balances of Rs 5,040 crore (as against Rs 5361 crore reflected in the books) b.An accrued interest of Rs 376 crore which is non-existent c.An understated liability of Rs 1,230 crore on account of funds arranged by me d.An over stated debtors position of Rs 490 crore (as against Rs 2,651 reflected in the books) 2. For the September quarter (Q2) we reported a revenue of Rs 2,700 crore and an operating margin of Rs 649 crore (24 per cent of revenues) as against the actual revenues of Rs 2,112 crore and an actual operating margin of Rs 61 crore (three per cent of revenues). This has resulted in artificial cash and bank balances going up by Rs 588 crore in Q2 alone. URL.. http://www.newkerala.com/topstory-fullnews-70676.html