Recent M&A deals by Indian companies

Just thought to update you all with the recent major mergers & equity buyouts happened in
Indian business..
There were around 320 M&A deals in the first half of 2006 of total worth USD 25.6 bln. 76/320 were cross border deals of worth USD 5.2 bln.

– Tata tea the worlds No 2 branded tea company (acquired Tetly, UK tea brand recently) is
buying a stake of 30% in Energy Brands Inc, maker of Glacueau vitamin water in US. This is the largest-ever foreign equity investment by an Indian company.The only doubt for investors is how can Tata manage this business when it doesnt have any related experience even domestically..
– Dr. Reddy’s bought Germany’s “betapharm” from British equity firm 3i.
– Suzlon acquired Belgium based Hansen Transmission.
– US oil major Chevron acquired 5% stake in Reliance petroleum
– Ranbaxy acquires 96.7% of Terapia from Advent International for US $324m
– Tata Coffee has bought the US-based Eight O’Clock Company (EOC) for $220 million.
– Aban Loyd Chiles Offshore is to pay $445 million to acquire a 33.76% stake in Sinvest, a
Norwegian drilling company.
– Subex Systems Limited, the Bangalore based global telecom software product company, acquired Azure Solutions Limited, a telecom revenue-assurance company.
– Desperate attempts by UB group to enter the world wine market by buying Taittinger..
– The other big news is the failure of Jet-Sahara deal…

Note:- Guys you can ofcoz get this news by googling, but here my intension is to list down the most popular recent deals.
Hope this info adds value to your IQ..

Gopi Krishna…

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One Response to Recent M&A deals by Indian companies

  1. frank says:


    Its a very informative article indeed,
    If possible can you please update the info shared as their are lot more M&A are happening now.


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