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Latest Articles in mergers and acquisitions

India Will Have 8-10 State-owned Banks After Consolidation: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha has the country would have 8 to 10 'very competitive' state-owned banks after an ongoing consolidation phase, a sharp reduction from the 27 currently in existence

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Monsanto Rejects Bayer Bid, But Open To More Talks

Monsanto's decision puts pressure on Bayer to decide whether to raise its bid even as the company faces criticism from some shareholders that its $122-per-share cash offer is already too high

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Bayer Announces $62 Billion Cash Offer For Monsanto

Monsanto had disclosed last week that Bayer had made an unsolicited takeover offer for the group, triggering an investor backlash

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Investors Stick With Pfizer CEO After Allergan Deal Collapse

In 2014, Pfizer failed in its unsolicited $118 billion bid to buy London-based drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc after that deal ran into staunch opposition from British politicians

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HCL Technologies To Buy Geometric Ltd In All-Stock Deal

Geometric shareholders will receive 10 shares in HCL for every 43 shares of Geometric as part of the stock-swap

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ITC Buys Technico Pty's Seed Potato Unit For $18 Million

ITC has acquired the entire equity share capital of seed potato producer Technico Agri Sciences Ltd India

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UltraTech Buys Jaiprakash Cement Plants For Rs 16,500 Crore

The deal will increase India's biggest cement maker's installed capacity by one-third to 90.7 million tonnes annually, and provide infrastructure firm Jaiprakash with much-needed relief to pare its debts

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United Tech Rejects Honeywell's $90.7 Billion Offer

In an unusual move, the two companies sparred publicly about a deal that, if realized, would create one of the largest US companies with almost $100 billion in annual sales

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Amazon Acquires Indian Payments Processor Emvantage

Emvantage's employees will join Amazon's India unit that will use the company's technology on its e-commerce website

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Reliance Infra To Trim Debt By Cement Business Sale

The group has been restructuring its businesses in line with its longer-term strategy of increasing focus on defence, and allying with Reliance Jio in telecom space

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Malaysia's Axiata, Bharti Airtel To Merge Subsidiaries

The merger of Robi Axiata Limited and Airtel Bangladesh Limited, components of the respective companies, will create an entity called Robi

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Managing Employees During Company Mergers & Acquisitions

Delivering a vision of seamless merger success requires discipline and expertise, apart from creating a culture of accountability and enthusiasm.

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Drugmaker Shire Clinches Deal To Buy Baxalta For $32 Billion

The deal marks a strong start to mergers and acquisitions in healthcare in 2016 after the sector had its biggest deal-making streak in history last year, with global transactions totalling $673 billion

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Mahindra To Buy Italian Car Designer Pininfarina At Sharp Discount

Mahindra has a reputation for buying undervalued companies. In 2010, it bought troubled South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor, and last year it acquired a majority of France-based Peugeot's loss-making scooters business

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RBI Says Bank Mergers Have To Be Focused And Strategic

Deputy Governor S.S. Mundra warns that merging a weak bank with a strong bank might weaken the stronger lender

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