India-focused merger and acquisition deals during the January-September period reached USD 24.8 billion through 309 transactions, registering a jump of 10 per cent over the same period last year, says a report.
The aggregate value of merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction involving Indian entities was USD 20.8 billion last year, down 46.3 percent over the 2012 figure, global deal tracking firm Mergermarket said.
According to global advisory firm Kroll Advisory Solutions and mergermarket, an independent M&A intelligence service provider, corporate India announced 72 acquisitions abroad worth USD 11 billion, a significant improvement over 2011, when the deal value stood at USD 6.7 billion.
The aggregate value of the merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions involving Indian entities was USD 36.3 billion last year, up 22.6 percent over the 2011 tally, global deal tracking firm mergermarket said.
The country's M&A activity rebounded strongly in the third quarter of this year, wherein USD 9 billion-worth of deals were announced, taking the total deal tally so far this year to USD 28 billion, says a survey.