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Indian e-commerce market inked merger and acquisition deals worth $2.1 bn in 2017, data shows

Indian e-commerce market inked merger and acquisition deals worth $2.1 bn in 2017, data shows

New Delhi: As much as $2.1 billion worth of M&A (merger and acquisition) transactions were inked in 2017 in the booming Indian e-commerce industry, which may soon witness its largest-ever deal - the proposed Flipkart-Walmart nuptial. According to data ...

agriculture: CCI approves Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto - The ...

agriculture: CCI approves Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto - The ...

NEW DELHI: Fair trade regulator CCI has approved the acquisition of US-based biotech major Monsanto by German chemical and pharma major Bayer AG.

Cure.Fit To Flex Its Muscles Across India With Newly Merged Fitness First-Cult

Cure.Fit To Flex Its Muscles Across India With Newly Merged Fitness First-Cult

Fit has acquired Fitness First in India. With this deal, Cure.Fit has also merged its subsidiary, Cult Fitness, with the Fitness First business in India. The joint entity will now operate under the Cure.Fit platform. As part of the transaction, Fitness ...

Walmart India, Flipkart top executives meet CCI

Walmart India, Flipkart top executives meet CCI

The meeting comes days after Walmart approached the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the approval of its proposed acquisition of a majority stake in e-commerce major Flipkart. In their application filed last week, the two companies have said ...

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Oilfield service company Weatherford International Plc may have to sell one of its larger businesses next year to pay down its sizeable debt, Chief Executive Officer Mark McCollum said. ** India's antitrust regulator has approved the acquisition of U.S ...and more »

Walmart's India (Flipkart) Gambit: Growth Rebirth Or Costly Facelift?

Walmart's India (Flipkart) Gambit: Growth Rebirth Or Costly Facelift?

The place to start, when assessing a merger or an acquisition, is by looking at the companies involved, both acquiring and target, before the deal. It not only provides a baseline for any assessment of benefits, but may provide clues to motives. a ...

Walmart buys Flipkart for $16 billion: 5 big mergers and acquisition deals by Indian companies

Walmart buys Flipkart for $16 billion: 5 big mergers and acquisition deals by Indian companies

According to global deal-tracking firm Mergermarket, the USD 23 billion Idea Cellular-Vodafone India deal was the largest transaction in 2017, while Reliance Jio Infocomm's USD 3.7 billion acquisition in wireless spectrum, towers, fibre and media ...

Who Are Proseed India Limited's (NSE:GREENFIRE) Major Shareholders?

Who Are Proseed India Limited's (NSE:GREENFIRE) Major Shareholders?

In this article, I'm going to take a look at Proseed India Limited's (NSEI:GREENFIRE) latest ownership structure, a non-fundamental factor which is important, but remains a less discussed subject among investors. Ownership structure of a company has ...

Walmart's looming acquisition of Flipkart will be a game changer for e-commerce in India; merger to boost job creation

Walmart's looming acquisition of Flipkart will be a game changer for e-commerce in India; merger to boost job creation

Since e-commerce has grown roots in India only over the last five-six years or so, this likely merger signifies the enormous potential of the sector to the Indian economy. India's growing economy and rising consumption has attracted a number of foreign ...

State Bank of India looks to sell up to 49% stake in investment banking arm

State Bank of India looks to sell up to 49% stake in investment banking arm

... chief executive Varsha Purandare told VCCircle in an interview last month. The company offers investment banking, project finance, initial public offering, merchant banking, mergers and acquisition advisory and debt restructuring services. Like ...and more »