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India Inc deal value surges 38% to $3.6 billion in August

Deal activity by Corporate India in value terms zoomed nearly 38 percent to USD 3.6 billion in August, driven by eight big-ticket deals worth over USD 100 million, says a report.

Kingfisher Airlines valuation under scanner; SFIO probes discrepancy

Kingfisher Airlines valuation under scanner; SFIO probes discrepancy

The agency had also sent a notice to Grant Thornton seeking clarification on valuation.

PE deal tally rises 30% to $16 bn in 2015: Grant Thornton

PE deal tally rises 30% to $16 bn in 2015: Grant Thornton

Private equity deal tally surged by 30 percent to USD 16 billion through 1,000 deals in 2015, largely driven by the startup segment, which contributed 60 percent of the total investment volume, says a report.

M&As down 18% at $30 billion in 2015: Grant Thornton

M&As down 18% at $30 billion in 2015: Grant Thornton

Corporate India's merger and acquisition (M&A) deal tally declined 18 percent to USD 30.43 billion last year even as the number of transactions saw an uptick to a three year high.

Indian firms most optimistic about economic recovery: Survey

Indian firms most optimistic about economic recovery: Survey

Indian business leaders have emerged as the most optimistic lot globally about economic recovery in 2016, largely owing to a pro-reforms government, recent policy announcements and regulatory changes, a Grant Thornton report says.

PE investments in India touch USD 14 bn till Oct: Thornton

PE investments in India touch USD 14 bn till Oct: Thornton

 Private equity investment in India till October this year soared close to USD 14 billion, registering a steady growth over last year but the average deal size has come down, says a report by Grant Thornton.

India 2nd most optimistic in biz optimism globally: Thornton

India 2nd most optimistic in biz optimism globally: Thornton

India Inc has emerged as the second most optimistic in terms of business optimism globally with a survey showing that 86 percent of Indian respondents are bullish about an increase in revenue of their companies.

PE deals worth $1.7 bn sealed in August: Thornton

PE deals worth $1.7 bn sealed in August: Thornton

Private equity deals worth USD 1.7 billion were announced in India in August, registering multiple growth over the same period last year, driven by positive macro-level indicators, a Grant Thornton report said.

M&A activity down 20% to $899 mn in August: Thorton

Mergers and acquisitions in India were down 20 percent to USD 899 million in August which saw 42 transactions even as the outlook remains bullish, says Grant Thornton.

India Inc's M&A deal value jumps in June: Grant Thornton

India Inc's M&A deal value jumps in June: Grant Thornton

Corporate India announced merger and acquisition deals worth USD 5.26 billion through 38 transactions in June, registering a three-fold increase in value terms, says a report.

M&A activity in India drops in H1 2015: Grant Thornton

The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the country shrunk for the first time since 2012 to USD 15.8 billion with 277 deals in the first six months of the current year, says a report.

100 Indian companies invest $15 bn in US, create 91,000 jobs

100 Indian companies invest $15 bn in US, create 91,000 jobs

A total of one hundred major Indian companies created more than 91,000 jobs in the US by investing USD 15 billion in a wide range of sectors across 35 American States, according to a latest report.

India Inc's M&A deal value shrinks in April: Grant Thornton

According to the assurance, tax and advisory firm, the deal tally in the first four months of this year amounted to USD 6.79 billion. The deal tally in January-April 2014 stood at USD 11.31 billion.

PE deals worth nearly $2 bn sealed in April: Thornton

Private equity deals worth nearly USD 2 billion were sealed in April this year, registering a jump of nearly three-fold over the same month last year, largely driven by transactions in e-commerce space, says a Grant Thornton report.

PE players seal over $737 mn deals in February: Thornton

The first two months of this year saw PE deals worth nearly USD 1.9 billion.

Indian firms' M&A deals worth $2.2 bn in January: Thornton

Corporate India announced merger and acquisition deals worth USD 2.2 billion through 48 transactions, registering a significant increase both in terms of value and volume over the corresponding period last year, says a report.

India Inc strikes deals worth $50 bn in 2014: Grant Thornton

Total number of merger and acquisition deals of Indian companies in 2014 rose to 1,177 -- the highest ever in a decade -- and the momentum is set to pick up this year as well, says a report.

'Indian businesses most optimistic about economy in 2015'

Indian businesses have emerged as being the most optimistic about the economy for 2015, with 98 percent suggesting they are positive about the policies of the new government, way above the global average of 35 percent, says a report by Grant Thornton.

'Few Indian companies have operational plan for transition to IndAS'

Only 22 per cent of domestic companies have an operational plan for transition to Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) despite a whopping 65 per cent believing it will open up avenues for accessing capital from international markets, says a survey by Grant Thornton.

Governance practices improving in India Inc: Grant Thornton

Corporate governance practices across the top 150 companies in the country have improved, but the female representation on board of companies is still skewed.