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Rosneft-led Consortium Plans To Complete Essar Acquisition Next Month - Sources

The deal, announced during a visit to India by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is now set to be completed on March 15

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Havells India To Buy Lloyd Electric's Consumer Business For $231 Million

The deal, expected to close in eight weeks subject to final due diligence, will help Havells expand its reach into the $15 billion consumer durables market in India

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Global M&A Activity May Drop To $2.5 Trillion In 2017, Says Report

Global merger and acquisition activity is expected to moderate amid economic and political uncertainty with deal size likely to drop to $2.5 trillion this year from $2.8 trillion in 2016, says a report

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Johnson & Johnson To Buy Actelion For $30 Billion

Offer worth $280 a share plus one share in new R&D company; New R&D company to develop Actelion experimental drugs

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India Becoming Influential M&A Market: Mergermarket

India is becoming an increasingly influential M&A market with its merger and acquisition activity reaching $64.5 billion last year, comprising 8.8 per cent of the overall Asia-Pacific deals and highest since 2007, says a report

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SBI Pushes Merger Of 5 Associate Banks, BMB To Next Fiscal

The merger would make SBI a global-sized bank and would be amongst the top 50 lenders in the world, with an asset base of Rs 37 trillion or over $555 billion, with 22,500 branches and over 58,000 ATMs and more than 50 crore customers

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Linde, Praxair Agree Outline For $65 Billion Merger

Linde and Praxair are struggling with slower growth in demand from clients in the manufacturing, metals and energy industries; the combined company to be run out of the United States by Praxair's chief executive

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AT&T-Time Warner Deal Sparks Calls For Scrutiny In Washington

Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate, said regulators would have to 'get to the bottom' of questions over whether the merger would decrease competition; Republican candidate Donald Trump opposes the takeover

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BAT Offers To Buy US Tobacco Firm Reynolds In $47 Billion Deal

The deal would give the British company more premium brands such as Camel which it can sell in countries like Russia and Turkey where demand for Western cigarettes is still growing

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Cyber Security Due Diligence Increasingly Critical For M&A In India

The security risks associated with M&A will not go away, but India Inc can better protect its balance sheet and brand reputation by examining the cyber security aspects of these deals

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Marriott Topples Taj Group To Become Top Hotel Operator In India

Taj Group, with over 14,000 rooms, has slipped to second slot; prior to the Marriott-Starwood merger, Marriott was the fourth largest hotel brand in the country while Starwood was the fifth

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Samsung Electronics Considers $1.8 Billion Printer Business Sale To HP

The Seoul Economic Daily, citing an unnamed senior Samsung source, said the Korean firm will likely announce a decision on the potential sale by next week

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Dell And EMC Merger Creates World's Largest Privately-Controlled Tech Company

Dell Technologies to provide the essential infrastructure to enable digital business and transform IT; merger blends Dell's go-to-market strength with small business and mid-market customers and EMC's strength with large enterprises

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Sony Pictures To Buy Sports Channels From Zee For $385 Million

Sony, which holds broadcast rights for the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament, has won the rights for the FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018

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Cipla, Wockhardt In Talks For A Broader Business Alliance

The alliance, which may even lead to a merger or equity collaboration between the two drugmakers, is expected to be announced soon

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