02 Feb 2017

The finance minister has announced his government’s intention to go ahead with Intention to abolish Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) Consolidation various Oil & Gas manufacturing and distribution public sector companies. To list various central, state and railway PSUs. To make joint venture in real estate project easier by matching/delaying capital gain tax payment till […]

12 May 2015

In the largest bulk deal on Dalal Street, Japanese pharmaceuticals giant Daiichi Sankyo sold its entire stake in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for $3.2 billion (about Rs 20,000 crore). The price of share came down to Rs.951 from Rs.1,044. Sun Pharma’s acquisition of Ranbaxy Daiichi was holding 63.41% stake in Ranbaxy. On April 6, 2014, Sun […]

21 Apr 2015

M-COMMERCE and E-Commerce MEANS: M-Commerce means commercial transactions conducted electronically, through mobile phone such transactions include purchasing goods or services, making payments and banking, whereas e-commerce, refers to transactions over computers networks such as the internet. CHANGE IN THE INDUSTRY: Global Footprint: Nowadays everyone is absorbed in their smartphones. More than one-quarter of the global […]

10 Mar 2015

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), on behalf of the Central Government (CG), based on the recommendation of Forward Market Commission (FMC) has issued a Draft Order on amalgamation of National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) with Financial Technologies (India) Limited (FTIL) in public interest under Section 396 of the Companies Act, 1956 on 21-10-2014. The merger […]

17 Jan 2015

Experts have since long called for consolidation of public sector banks in India to create bigger banks. But this has not made any headway despite various reports advocating merger of various small public sector banks. The recent merger of Kotak Mahindra Bank and ING Vysya Bank has brought back the focus on consolidation in the […]

15 Feb 2014

Mergers and acquisitions are a fact of life in today’s highly competitive global business environment. As the jostle for market share continues to drive business into Merger and Acquisitions there has been many failures and successes of the same measure. Some mergers are so successful,  that one cannot remember a time when the two companies […]