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GST, bankruptcy laws to facilitate mergers and acquisitions: PHD Chamber

Industry body PHD Chamber on Thursday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and bankruptcy laws will emerge as facilitators for both inbound and outbound mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the country.

Nov 17, 2016, 19:41 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

PE investments in Asia-Pacific region touch $11.9 bn in 2015

 Asia-Pacific remained one of the world's busiest markets for energy M&As, witnessing 200 deals, while private equity investment in the region totaled USD 11.9 billion last year, says a report.




Mar 03, 2016, 13:19 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

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.

Sep 10, 2015, 17:34 PM IST

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.

Jul 29, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

New CCI norms increase 'uncertainty' about filing requirements

After gathering public comments, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) earlier this month amended the combination regulations as part of efforts to streamline merger control

Jul 13, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Flipkart acquires mobile marketing firm Appiterate

"Flipkart has been persistently looking to improve and expand its mobile app capabilities to cater to the shifting preferences on its user base. It plans to invest in and acquire other firms in this domain," the firm said.

Apr 29, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

India may adopt US-style law to block M&A to address security concern

India may adopt an American-style mechanism where the head of the government has the authority to block or unwind mergers and acquisitions by foreign companies that could threaten national security.

Apr 27, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

M&A deals jump 3-fold to $12 bn in Q1 2015

Mergermarket, a global deal tracking firm, said there were 86 deals worth USD 12.1 billion announced in the first quarter of 2015 up from 76 deals worth USD 3.6 billion in the same period a year ago.

Apr 19, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

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.

Jan 11, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

India remains attractive investment destination: Survey

India remains one of the most preferred investment destinations for global investors while domestic companies expect stable economic conditions in the near term, says a survey.

Dec 21, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

India's M&A landscape to see positive trends: EY

According to the report, Indian M&A market registered an aggregate disclosed deal value of USD 22.6 billion in FY 14.

Aug 31, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

M&A values in India up 31% at $23 bn

The number of M&A deals was 560, as against 460 in the year-ago period, said Grant Thornton Deal Tracker.

Jul 18, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

M&A deals value at $16.3 bn in January-May this year

The month of May saw deals worth USD 4.4 billion via 52 transactions, against 44 deals worth USD 1.7 billion in the corresponding period last year.

Jun 15, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

CBDT ask officials to ensure M&As do not defraud revenue

As per the procedure, M&As are required to be vetted by the high court concerned.

Apr 13, 2014, 12:26 PM IST

S&P 500 ticks up on M&A; Nasdaq extends winning streak

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose on Tuesday, following Wall Street`s biggest weekly gain of the year, as merger activity increased confidence that there is value in the stock market even as the benchmark index nears a record high.

Feb 19, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

Apollo's failed deal sows doubt on future India M&A

The ambition from Indian mid-sized companies for large debt-fuelled acquisitions abroad was dealt a major setback after the unravelling of a USD 2.5 billion bid by Apollo Tyres to buy Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Dec 31, 2013, 14:56 PM IST

'Global telecom M&A volume hits highest level since 2000'

Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) volume in the telecom sector soared to USD 343.4 billion so far this year, the highest year-to-date total since 2000, on the back of the massive USD 130-billion Verizon Wireless transaction, says a report.

Nov 14, 2013, 22:07 PM IST