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With $116 billion cash, Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway needs 'huge acquisitions'

The 87-year-old Berkshire Hathaway chief admitted that finding things to buy at a "sensible purchase price" has become a challenge.

Feb 24, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

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

CCI gets 21 merger filings in October, highest in four years

The Competition Commission received 21 filings seeking approval for mergers in October, the highest number for any month in the past four years.

Nov 25, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Dell Inc to acquire EMC Corporation for $67 billion

In one of the mega acquisitions in the global IT space, PC maker Dell Inc will acquire EMC Corporation for about USD 67 billion to create the "world's largest privately-controlled, integrated technology company".

Oct 12, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Axel Springer buys up Business Insider for $343 million

German publisher Axel Springer is to buy a further 88 percent of news website Business Insider for $343 million, it said on Tuesday.

Sep 29, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Facebook done with acquisitions for now: Mark Zuckerberg

After snapping up messaging app WhatsApp for a surprising USD 19 billion, social media giant Facebook will stay off acquisitions for some time, its founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg said.

Feb 25, 2014, 18:33 PM IST

HP could do acquisitions up to $1.5 bn: CEO

Hewlett-Packard Co sees acquisitions as part of the No. 1 PC maker's future and it could do deals up to $1.5 billion, Chief Executive Meg Whitman told cable network CNBC on Thursday.

Aug 22, 2013, 23:02 PM IST

M&A deals dip 21% to $33.6 bn in Jan-Oct

Merger and acquisition deals in the first 10 months of this year amounted to USD 33.6 billion.

Nov 07, 2011, 18:22 PM IST

Volkswagen to end deal spree

Volkswagen is unlikely to make further strategic deals in the near future, its CEO signalled, suggesting an end to the company`s recent spree which included the taking of a stake in Suzuki.

Dec 20, 2009, 10:35 AM IST

CIL eyes overseas acquisitions to bridge supply gap

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Wednesday said state-run coal major Coal India is looking to acquire coal blocks in the US and other countries to meet the rising energy need of the country.

Nov 25, 2009, 18:20 PM IST

Global technology M&A tally hits USD 31.4 bn for Sep `09

The global merger and acquisition
activity in the technology sector touched a whopping USD 31.4 billion this month, the highest monthly volume for technology targeted M&A since May 2008.

Sep 29, 2009, 18:34 PM IST

SBI open for acquisitions of smaller banks overseas: O P Bhatt

India`s largest lender State Bank
of India is looking at acquisitions of smaller banks abroad to
widen its global presence and has earmarked USD 1-billion for
this purpose.

Sep 17, 2009, 23:11 PM IST

Govt initiates process to notify CCI`s M&A provisions

The govt has initiated the process to notify the provisions of the CCI Act dealing with mergers and acquisitions.

Aug 27, 2009, 11:58 AM IST

Dabur eyes acquisitions in Africa; can spend Rs 1,000 cr on it

Dabur India is looking at
acquisitions, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, this fiscal and
is ready to spend up to Rs 1,000 crore on that, with some

Aug 13, 2009, 18:39 PM IST