merger and acquisition

PE investments down 50% in February; deals at 32-month low

PE investments down 50% in February; deals at 32-month low

Last month saw only one deal valued over USD 100 million, while in February 2016, there were five such deals.

Mar 17, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
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.

Nov 24, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

'August sees big surge in M&A deals; Jan-Aug tally at $22 bn'

Corporate India announced merger and acquisition (M&A) deals worth USD 2.5 billion in August, up 3-fold year-on-year, driven largely by positive macro- economic factors and government's reforms initiatives, says a report.

Sep 23, 2016, 15:34 PM IST

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.

Sep 16, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

India Inc's M&A deal value dips 32 percent at USD 1.83 bn in Feb

Corporate India announced merger and acquisition (M&A) deals worth USD 1.83 billion through 37 transactions in February, registering a decline of over 32 percent in value terms over the year-ago period, a report says.

Mar 18, 2016, 19:06 PM IST
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.

Jan 21, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

M&As peak in pharma industry; so does regulatory glare

Globally also, it remained a year marked with record mergers.

Dec 23, 2015, 13:40 PM IST
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.

Sep 17, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

ArcelorMittal expects India to be active on M&A in steel, mine

Global steel giant AreclorMittal expects merger and acquisition (M&As) activity in the Indian steel and mining industry, though at a slower pace, even as the sectors are going through an economic downturn.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

AT&T's $48.5 billion DirecTV purchase gets final US okay

AT&T received final U.S. regulatory approval on Friday to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, combining the country`s No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider.

Jul 25, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

FCC approves AT&T-DirecTV merger: Sources

The US Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to approve a proposed $48.5 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV , according to people familiar with the votes.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:19 AM IST
'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.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Goldman Sachs earnings surge on strong trading results

Goldman Sachs` profits soared in the first quarter on heavy merger and acquisition activity and strong trading levels in financial markets, earnings released Thursday showed.

Apr 16, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

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.

Feb 20, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Govt to revisit M&A guidelines, if needed: Prasad

The government will revisit the the merger and acquisition guidelines for the telecom sector, if need arises, IT & Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday while assuring that issues concerning the sector will be looked into.

Nov 05, 2014, 22:00 PM IST

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.

Oct 12, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Asia Pacific M&A reaches $459.3 billion; India 4th most targeted nation

A sector-wise analysis shows that real estate topped the chart with deals worth USD 73.7 billion, up 23 percent over the same period of last year.

Oct 02, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

M&A rules for telecom sector difficult: Vodafone India

Merger and acquisition rules in the current form make it "difficult" for consolidation activity to pick up in the telecom industry, a top official of Vodafone India said Tuesday.

May 20, 2014, 21:57 PM IST