mergers and acquisitions

Government hasn’t directed reopening Vodafone-type cases: Palanimanickam


May 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The government has not directed the income tax department to reopen cases similar to Vodafone's, parliament was informed Tuesday."The decision to reopening or not reopening ... Read more...

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Massive Indian investments create jobs in US


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 US states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in America, creating thousands of jobs, revealed a survey.The 2012 India ... Read more...

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Huge Indian investments create jobs in US: Survey


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 American states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in the US, creating thousands of jobs, according to the 2012 ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves order on Chidambaram in 2G case (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on whether to issue notice to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on a plea of Janata Party ... Read more...

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Vodafone serves notice to government on tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based Vodafone Tuesday said it would prefer to reach an amicable solution to its Rs.1,1000 crore capital gain tax dispute with the Indian government over ... Read more...

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China’s Q1 overseas investment surges


April 17th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China's non-financial overseas direct investment (ODI) surged 94.5 percent year on year to $16.55 billion in the first quarter of this year, the ministry of commerce ... Read more...

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New Chinese mantra: go global, boost investment


March 5th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will implement the "go global" strategy this year and curbs on overseas investments will be relaxed, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said Monday."With China's outward investment ... Read more...

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China’s economy to grow by 8.5 percent


February 24th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China's economy will grow by 8.5 percent in 2012, a think-tank has said.It faces a significant downward pressure this year due to complicated situations, said Li ... Read more...

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India eases M&A; norms for telecom industry (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Mergers and acquisitions in India's telecom sector will now be easier as the government Wednesday announced new norms for the industry which it said would ... Read more...

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India eases merger norms in telecom sector


February 15th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India Wednesday announced new norms for the telecom industry, making mergers and acquisitions (M&As;) easier in the sector that is set to enter a phase ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis an opportunity for Indian IT: Expert


February 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 13, 2012 (IANS) India's Information Technology sector is well placed to take advantage of the current Eurozone crisis as an increasing number of companies will look at "offshoring" ... Read more...

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China to promote reducing paper usage


January 26th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) In a bid to protect environment and save resources, the Chinese government will promote paper recycling and reduction of paper usage in the country, according to ... Read more...

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Vodafone tax verdict to impact on similar merger deals: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict Friday on Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability will have a bearing on a host of similar overseas mergers and acquisitions deals ... Read more...

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China expects world’s ‘return gesture’ for opening up


November 29th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Beijing wants "something in return" from other countries, including the US, for further opening up its market for their products.According to Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming, ... Read more...

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Telecom panel to meet again on mergers, license norms


November 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The telecom commission will meet again on Dec 1 to discuss the proposals of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on mergers and acquisitions ... Read more...

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TRAI eases mergers and acquisition norms


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday made proposals to ease mergers for companies having market shares of up to 35 percent, but added ... Read more...

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Competition check for FDI in pharma will help consumers: CUTS


October 11th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The government's decision to keep a check on the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) and mergers and acquisitions in pharmaceutical sector will benefit ... Read more...

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Foreign investment in pharma to face competition check


October 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India will continue to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in the pharmaceutical sector but the competition watchdog will keep a check on the ... Read more...

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Mergers and acquisitions drop 41.5 percent in 9 months


October 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Mergers and acquisitions (M&A;) in India have slumped by 41.5 percent to $26.8 billion during the first nine months of 2011 as rising interest ... Read more...

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‘India one of most appealing growth venues globally’


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Promising demographics, freedom of speech and respect for investor rights make India one of the most appealing growth venues, says a leading American B-school head ... Read more...

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Hitachi aims to double revenues, acquire firms


September 4th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Global electronics major Hitachi said it aims to double its revenues from India and is keen to acquire other firms to expand its market share.It ... Read more...

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CII lauds capital markets reforms


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The recent reforms initiatives taken by the capital market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), will strengthen investors' confidence in the Indian ... Read more...

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CEO pilots bolder in decision-making


August 11th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) A CEO who seeks adventure in life, for example, by flying a private airplane, is more likely to be equally bold in executing management decisions, says ... Read more...

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Bank unions to strike Friday


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Around 10 lakh state-run, private sector and foreign bank employees will go on strike Friday to protest against disinvestment by the government in public sector banks, ... Read more...

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India’s markets watchdog revises takeover norms


July 28th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's markets watchdog Thursday raised to 25 percent from the present 15 percent the trigger point for making an open offer when an ... Read more...

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All India bank strike postponed


June 30th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), comprising nine unions, Thursday said it will strike work Aug 5 instead of its earlier planned date of July ... Read more...

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India to liberalise merger and acquisition norms


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India will further liberalise norms to facilitate mergers and acquisitions that have been one of the biggest contributors to the country's industrial expansion, an official said ... Read more...

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M&A; regulations need reforms: CII


June 19th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The regulatory landscape for mergers and acquisitions (M&As;)should be made growth-oriented and corporate friendly by bringing in new provisions through changes in the Companies Bill ... Read more...

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Issues affecting Indian biopharma industry discussed


June 10th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Issues like why foreign direct investment (FDI) in Indian pharma sector need not be curbed, how to retain pharma companies' culture after alliances or post-mergers and ... Read more...

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India to be third largest investment destination for renewables this year: KPMG


June 8th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India is the third most favoured destination globally for investments in the renewable energy sector and will also be a major source of new ... Read more...

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CII signs deal for Israeli technology


June 1st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Wednesday said it had signed an agreement with Israel's High Tech Industry Association (HTIA) to bring Israeli technology ... Read more...

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New merger regulations welcome but don’t fulfill all needs: CII


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said Sunday it appreciated the new mergers and acquisitions regulations released by the competition watchdog, but added they rules ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to bring fair merger, acquisition regime for economic growth: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Corporate Affairs Murli Deora on Thursday said that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that may ... Read more...

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Competition panel will block monopolistic mergers: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that will help block deals that may create monopoly in the ... Read more...

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Rajaratnam character witness paid millions: Prosecution


April 15th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 15 (IANS) Two character witnesses who came forward to testify that inside-trade charges against hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam are untrue may have been paid millions of ... Read more...

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