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Kumar Mangalam Birla scouts for acquisition targets in US, Europe and India

Kumar Mangalam Birla scouts for acquisition targets in US, Europe and India

These statements by Birla highlight the fact that India is emerging as the world's hotspot for mergers and acquisitions. Indian companies have been part of deals exceeding $100 billion in 2018, a trend that is likely to continue according to PwC India.

Bank merger: How government worked out the marriage

Bank merger: How government worked out the marriage

The Alternative Mechanism, set up to oversee amalgamation of banks among other things, suggested that a large bank acquire lossmaking Dena Bank and Bank of Maharashtra. Among the large banks, Bank of India was already facing PCA, while Punjab ...

4 Walmart execs to join e-commerce acquisition Flipkart

4 Walmart execs to join e-commerce acquisition Flipkart

Walmart is putting its stamp on Flipkart, and with the executives it is transferring to the newly acquired e-commerce company in India, it could be setting up for more mergers and acquisitions in that region given the focus the group is reported to ...and more »

India Inc witnesses record mergers and acquisitions worth above $100 billion this year

India Inc witnesses record mergers and acquisitions worth above $100 billion this year

Walmart's $16 billion acquisition of e-commerce giant Flipkart this year was the biggest-ever takeover by a foreign buyer in India. Amazon.com, Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings are also acquiring stakes in local companies to increase their ...

Changes proposed by CCI to combination regulation reflect M&A trends, say experts

Changes proposed by CCI to combination regulation reflect M&A trends, say experts

The Competition Commission of India's (CCI) proposed move to amend combination regulations has found favour with Competition Law experts, who felt that the changes are in tune with the present day landscape of high value mergers and acquisitions in ...

Mergers and Acquisitions in India Have Reached Record Levels in 2018: Report

Mergers and Acquisitions in India Have Reached Record Levels in 2018: Report

More than 3,400 Indian companies in both public and private segment have been active in M&As over FY10-18, a report tilted “Value creation: Laying the foundation for mergers and acquisitions” by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Confederation of ...

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions | Reuters

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions | Reuters

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India rakes in the deals as 2018 witnesses a boom in mergers and ...

India rakes in the deals as 2018 witnesses a boom in mergers and ...

India might be looking at its biggest boom in mergers and acquisitions deals, after transactions involving Indian companies witnessed a massive surge.and more »

Merger and Acquisitions: 600-700 Indian companies acquired ...

Merger and Acquisitions: 600-700 Indian companies acquired ...

As many as 600-750 Indian companies have been acquired annually over the last decade with an average transaction size of Rs 200 crore, says a report.

India's advantages far outweigh macro fears: Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan, CEO

India's advantages far outweigh macro fears: Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan, CEO

India's world beating economic growth and critical reforms such as GST and the first step in bank mergers are advantages that far outweigh fears arising out of macroeconomic imbalances and a sliding currency, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan chief executive, has ...