M&A

Ebix-Yatra-Acquisition-consolidation

Ebix acquires Yatra to consolidate its position

US software firm Ebix has acquired Nasdaq-listed Yatra Online Inc to boost its India travel ventures at an enterprise value of $336 million, or Rs...
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UFO-Movies-acquisition-Caravan-Talkies-rural expansion

UFO Movies takes over Caravan Talkies for rural expansion

Caravan Talkies, which is owned by UFO Movies through its subsidiary is taking both Bollywood and regional films to the hinterlands of the country where...
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Maharashtra-Scooters-Bajaj-Holdings-Subsidiary

Maharashtra Scooters Limited becomes subsidiary of Bajaj Holdings

In a long-standing battle between Western Maharashtra Development Corporation Limited (WMDCL), a Government of Maharashtra undertaking, and Bajaj Holding & Investment Limited (BHIL) over pricing...
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Strategy

MAX-Group-Restructuring-stake-sell-PE

EYE on Stakeholders: MAX India Group Sells various firms to PE Players.

Max India sold its entire 51% stake in Max Bupa Health Insurance Co Ltd to private equity firm True North Fund for over Rs 510...
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Indiabulls-Integrated-Services-SORIL-Group-Restructuring

Will group restructuring do the trick for Indiabulls?

In a contradictory move to separate two unrelated business & merging other unrelated business, Indiabulls Integrated Services announced a group restructuring involving 11 companies by...
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Mergers-Acquisitions-India-South-East-Asia

Indian companies look at South East Asia for M&As

Indian companies are increasingly looking at South East Asian countries for business and mergers and acquisitions (M&As) because there is a good strategic and cultural...
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Finance

Indiabulls-Integrated-Services-SORIL-Group-Restructuring

Will group restructuring do the trick for Indiabulls?

In a contradictory move to separate two unrelated business & merging other unrelated business, Indiabulls Integrated Services announced a group restructuring involving 11 companies by...
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Mindtree-Hostile-Takeover

Saga of first Hostile Takeover in Information Technology Sector

In ordinary parlance, a hostile takeover shall imply the acquisition of Target Company by the Acquirer which is accomplished by going directly to the company's...
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Ranbaxy-Sun-Pharma-acquisition-deal-impact

Ranbaxy becomes Sun Pharma's albatross

In the 90s, Sun Pharmaceuticals was a rising star. Other pharmaceutical majors Ranbaxy and Dr Reddy's looked at its growth with interest. Three decades later...
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Legal

Differential-Voting-Rights-SEBI-Companies-Act-2013

Shares with Superior Voting Rights

An equity share with differential rights is like an ordinary equity share, but it provides more or fewer voting rights to the shareholder. The difference...
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Case Law High Court

Case Law: Commissioner of Customs - West Bengal Vs Ram Swarup Industries Ltd. & Ors.

Brief Facts of the case: Corporate Debtor imported machinery from outside India, custom duty as assessed the custom officer was not paid in full by...
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Stamp-Duty-High-Court-NCLT-orders-Amalgamation

Stamp duty on High Court/NCLT orders of Amalgamations of Companies in Different States

There have been a lot of mergers/amalgamations over the years where the transferor and transferee companies are registered in different states and have assets in...
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Deal Impact

Ranbaxy-Sun-Pharma-acquisition-deal-impact

Ranbaxy becomes Sun Pharma's albatross

In the 90s, Sun Pharmaceuticals was a rising star. Other pharmaceutical majors Ranbaxy and Dr Reddy's looked at its growth with interest. Three decades later...
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Mahindra-CIE-growth-global-arena-exit

Mahindra's CIE deal catapults it into the global arena

The journey of Mahindra and CIE Automotive that began in 2013 is a well thought out and superbly executed strategy to become a global leader...
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Mphasis-HP-Blackstone-Deal-Impact

HP’s MPHASIS to Blackstone’s MPHASIS - What's Next?

DEAL Mphasis had acquired USA based Digital Risk LLC in 2013. Digital Risk is one of the largest independent providers of Risk, Compliance and Transaction...
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