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Big Indian industrialists are throwing money like water to promote IPL cricket. But will they get commensurate retunes for this. Your views?

Asked by Good Citizen, 26 Mar '10 04:34 pm
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Every single owner of IPL team is a big time industrialist and they are experts in investment investigations . Without return of investment they would never have ventured into this . The recent auction went for 1000 crores , huge money . They are too shrewd to get into such deals without returns . The recent worldwide TV broadcast has added further returns to the promoter and consequently to the owners through reward . A TV channel abroad gained 10 lakh additional viewers of IPL game . Imagine the money it will spin for the broadcaster and Mody is too intelligent not to cut his share of the cake .So sir , It is well known that " Money makes money " , and these millionaires would have their fun in for he popularity through the game but not without returns you can be sure of .
Answered by RAMASWAMY VENKATESH, 26 Mar '10 05:44 pm

 
  
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I have not seen any reports to this effect about the return. Probably nobody is talking about it openly in the media. It looks like the returns are not commensurate in the short run. However, IPL is a long term bet. One should have patience and they seem to be having that. Otherwise, nobody would be ready to cough up huge sums like what Sahara did. We have to take into consideration that the IPL has doubled its market value from $2 Billion to $4 Billion now within four years which is not a mean achievement after all. Of course in the long run, all the investors would definitely be able to hit the jackpot.
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 26 Mar '10 07:07 pm

 
  
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They will get much more in terms of advertisement income which is always in crores starting from lacs. And then the income through free publicity for which they have to drain enormous money is totally saved. A big publicity is incomed by them. By doing so they earn double. Save their own cost on Ads and earning publicity and selling space and time for advts.
Answered by nkpathak, 26 Mar '10 04:48 pm

 
  
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They know that the risk and returns involved in the investmnet - that is why they are willing to put they money - they know where to put their investments. Now that 3 seasons or 3 years are over they will have the option to sell their stakes - obviously at a profit - the risk here is minimal I feel - this is my personal view. For instance assuming that the team performs badly and the owner sells it - assuming he bought the team for Rs.100 crore - he would be able to sell it for a higher price and get consumerate returns, because he purchased this team 3 years ago, and considering the inflation over 3 years the value of the teams would have gone up and even if his team performs badly he can sell at market rates and make a decent profit - or worst case marginal profit - i dont think anyone would make a loss - if it is a loss scenario the owner would wait until he gets the right price or wait for the Team itself to improve and perform well
Answered by NASAman, 26 Mar '10 04:42 pm

 
  
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They will get at least 4-5 times
Answered by anil garg, 27 Mar '10 12:22 am

 
  
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Yes they are masters in getting more than what they invest, if the are on the verge of losing, they will even go in for match fixing
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 26 Mar '10 07:23 pm

 
  
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The whole IPL drama is about attracting EYEBALLS...now IPL gets popular and widens its reach accross the globe then Multinational companies want to pitch their product in front of the huge audience. Its a commercial decision and taken for the long term & not short term profits
Answered by Kuldeep Khatau, 26 Mar '10 04:43 pm

 
  
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You must be knowing reliance cup was organized by Mr.Dhirubhai Ambani long back and afterwards Reliance become famous all over world......i mean to say they invest money to get a huge profit in a long run.......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 26 Mar '10 04:38 pm

 
  
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If there are monkeys ready to jump, why not MADARI will come out .......
Answered by bharati sharma, 26 Mar '10 04:36 pm

 
  
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