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PE investments down 23% to $10 bn in Jan-Oct

PE investments down 23% to $10 bn in Jan-Oct

Corporate India received Private Equity investments worth USD 1.82 billion in October, up 74 percent year-on-year, while the overall tally for first 10 months this year was 23 percent lower at USD 10.24 billion.

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.

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.

2015 likely to be a big year for deal making: Experts

Merger and acquisition activity in India witnessed significant rise in the first half of the year and the momentum is likely to continue as the year 2015 is likely to be a "big" year for deal making, experts say.

'Completed M&A deals value to rise 71% in 2015 to $30 bn'

'Completed M&A deals value to rise 71% in 2015 to $30 bn'

Total value of completed merger and acquisition (M&A) deals is expected to increase by 71 percent to USD 30.3 billion during this year, driven by business friendly reforms, a report says.

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.

M&A deals: SEBI mulls 'bright line' rules to define control

In a major step towards bringing greater regulatory clarity for M&A deals, SEBI plans to put in place new guidelines to define 'bright lines' identifying the change of control in such transactions.

M&A deals: March tally declines; "exciting year" ahead

Corporate India announced merger and acquisition deals worth USD 1.4 billion through 119 deals during March, registering a decline of 40 per cent in value terms over the corresponding period last year, says a report.

M&As worth $28.6 bn in 2014; domestic inbound deals dominate

Reflecting positive investor sentiment in the Indian economy, 870 mergers and acquisitions (M&A) worth USD 28.6 billion were announced in 2014 -- up 6 percent over the preceding year, says a study.

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.

India, US struck 38 M&A deals worth $1.1 billion in 2014

Indicating renewed M&A interest, Indian companies struck as many as 38 deals worth over USD 1.1 billion in the US in 2014 after a lull in the preceding year, according to a FICCI-EY report released ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India.

M&A deals jump 25% in 2014 to near record-high at $37 bn

Overall deal activities hit near record-high in 2014 with the value of announced mergers & acquisitions involving domestic companies reaching USD 37 billion, a full 25.5 percent jump over 2013.

M&A, PE deals by Indian companies surge 26%

Resurgence in business sentiment following the new government at the Centre pushed up the value of M&A as well as private equity deals involving Indian firms by 26 percent to USD 48 billion this year, says a report.

M&A deals: CCI feels road ahead will be difficult

"We are equally conscious that the road ahead will be more and more difficult both in terms of quantity and complexity of transactions," Competition Commission of India (CCI) Chairman Ashok Chawla has said.

Deal Street witnesses $29-bn M&As in 2014; eyes $40 bn in '15

Albeit muted for most part of the year, Deal Street in India has clocked M&As worth USD 29 billion in 2014 and expects the size to get larger with transactions worth over USD 40 billion in the new year.

Reviewing M&A deals not a 'crystal gazing': CCI chief

Chawla today said that reviewing a complex M&A transaction or one that could reduce the number of players in the concerned market is "not an easy task".

Deal Street on a roll, sees M&As worth Rs 27K crore in a week

The deal makers are expecting more such "frenzied" weeks and months ahead with domestic deals overshadowing both outbound and inbound deals due to the rising market sentiment.

Deal activity jumps 22% in first 9 months to $36.2 billion

The overall deal activity in the country grew 22 percent in the first nine months of the year to USD 36.2 billion with the total number of deals at 886, according to Grant Thornton report.

M&A deals jump 16.5% in Jan-Sept, highest since 2011

Mergers and acquisitions involving domestic companies jumped to the highest level since 2011 to USD 26.1 billion during the first nine months this year.