M&A News

Disney Acquires Star India, Tata Sky Stake Via Fox Deal

Disney Acquires Star India, Tata Sky Stake Via Fox Deal

That includes 60 entertainment and sports channels of India's largest broadcaster, including rights to telecast the Indian Premier League, the lucrative 20 over cricket event that clocked 1.25 billion impressions or viewership in its last edition. Uday ...

India Inc's M&A activity grows 55%; at $3 billion in Nov

India Inc's M&A activity grows 55%; at $3 billion in Nov

India Inc's merger and acquisition activity registered a growth of 55 per cent year- on-year in November with deals worth USD 3.2 billion, powered by big-ticket transactions and revival in cross-border activity, says a report. According to assurance ...and more »

Supreme Court allows Vodafone to initiate second arbitration process

Supreme Court allows Vodafone to initiate second arbitration process

It is contesting a tax bill of more than Rs 11,000 crore relating to that acquisition. Vodafone, whose local unit is India's second-largest mobile carrier, has repeatedly said it was not liable to pay any tax over the Hutchison acquisition. Vodafone ...and more »

2017 In Review: The 9 High Profile Indian Startup Acquisitions Of 2017

2017 In Review: The 9 High Profile Indian Startup Acquisitions Of 2017

That was the Flipkart-Snapdeal merger, which extended for six months from April-September 2017 and yet nothing came out of it. One of the most talked about acquisition which occurred in Indian startup ecosystem in 2017 was Flipkart's acquisition of ...

Overall India M&A value declines 12% to $56 billion in 2017

Overall India M&A value declines 12% to $56 billion in 2017

The merger and acquisition deals (M&A) this year (till December 7), have seen a 12 per cent decline in value terms from a year earlier to $55.93 billion. The number of deals during the period stood at 1,375. In 2016, when the number of deal was 1,381 ...and more »

Here's why bail-in in India is an impossibility

Here's why bail-in in India is an impossibility

It calls for transferring the whole or part of the assets and liabilities of a specified service provider, or creating a bridge service provider, or merger or amalgamation of the specified service provider, as well as the acquisition of the specified ...and more »

Two deals that could turn the fortunes of India's venture capital industry

Two deals that could turn the fortunes of India's venture capital industry

Even at the lower valuation, the share sale spells a big payday for venture capital firms Accel India (the local franchise of Palo Alto, California- based Accel), IDG Ventures India and Kalaari Capital. Bengaluru-based Accel was the first institutional ...

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

State-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is set to approve a long-proposed $1 billion joint venture with ArcelorMittal at its board meeting next week, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. ** Shareholders in Kiwi.com ...and more »

TV Today to merge Mail Today with itself for synergy

TV Today to merge Mail Today with itself for synergy

Broadcasting company TV Today Network said it has decided to write off nearly Rs 273 cr of accumulated losses at its Mail Today newspaper business and merge it with the parent company for better synergies. TV Today Network runs one of India's most ...

Cord cutters: How Disney's deal to buy Fox assets will change TV, movies, sports

Cord cutters: How Disney's deal to buy Fox assets will change TV, movies, sports

It also gives Disney a bigger stake in television-streaming service Hulu, and give it part-ownership of an international network to distribute movies like Beauty and the Beast. And it will likely make it easier for subscribers to the soon-to-be ...