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Decoding The Merger And Acquisitions Trends In Indian Startup Ecosystem [H1 2017]

Decoding The Merger And Acquisitions Trends In Indian Startup Ecosystem [H1 2017]

According to the Indian tech startup funding report released by Inc42 for H1 2017, over 71 mergers and acquisitions took place during January-June 2017. Also, if we look at the overall picture, over 343 merger and acquisitions have taken place in India ...and more »

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

DEALS-DAY/:Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions.and more »

Is India a more conducive market for mergers than acquisitions?

Is India a more conducive market for mergers than acquisitions?

Merger and acquisition activity in India perked up in 2016 thanks to a few multi-billion-dollar deals that companies struck either to slash debt or consolidate their market share. The largest deals that were announced were Essar Oil Ltd's acquisition ...and more »

Narayana Murthy responds to Infosys and Vishal Sikka's allegations

Narayana Murthy responds to Infosys and Vishal Sikka's allegations

In February, Infosys had received two anonymous letters that made a number of allegations which included certain M&A (merger and acquisition) deals not going through the executive council and that there was improper revenue recognition.

AIADMK Camps In Talks For Hours Amid Merger Prep At Jayalalithaa Memorial

AIADMK Camps In Talks For Hours Amid Merger Prep At Jayalalithaa Memorial

Ms Sasikala and Mr Dhinakaran were sidelined by Chief Minister E Palaniswami earlier this year. The issue of a merger acquired urgency after Mr Dhinakaran's recent show of strength in Madurai. The 20 legislators who attended could potentially bring ...and more »

Acquisitions, not mergers, dominate Indian market, say panellists at VCCircle event

Acquisitions, not mergers, dominate Indian market, say panellists at VCCircle event

The Indian market is decidedly driven more by acquisitions than mergers as companies focus on content and hire talent to expand their business rapidly, said panellists at the News Corp VCCircle Mergers and Acquisitions Summit 2017. This is unlike the ...

Airtel to hold shareholders, creditors meet in September on Telenor merger deal

Airtel to hold shareholders, creditors meet in September on Telenor merger deal

The proposed acquisition will include transfer of all of Telenor India's assets and customers, further augmenting Airtel's overall customer base and network, the company had earlier said. The merger deal had received approval from capital market ...and more »

India witnesses high level of merger and acquisition in online food delivery start-up space

India witnesses high level of merger and acquisition in online food delivery start-up space

Among the Indian online food delivery start-ups which took place recently include Zomato's acquisition of Runnr in June this year and Delivery Hero's acquisition of Foodpanda in December 2016. Runnr previously merged with TinyOwl in Q2 2016. Another ...

The biggest ever acquisitions made by Indian startups

The biggest ever acquisitions made by Indian startups

As we approach the half-way mark to the year, the mergers and acquisitions space within the Indian startup ecosystem is abuzz with news of possible acquisitions and exits. In the past, some of India's biggest startups including Paytm, Freshworks, Quikr ...

Exclusive: China's Belt and Road acquisitions surge despite outbound capital crackdown

Exclusive: China's Belt and Road acquisitions surge despite outbound capital crackdown

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Mergers and acquisitions by Chinese companies in countries that are part of the Belt and Road initiative are soaring, even as Beijing cracks down on China's acquisitive conglomerates to restrict capital outflows. Chinese ...and more »