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By Swaraj Singh Dhanjal
This financial year has set a record for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in India, with deals worth $61.26 billion—more than double the value of transactions last year. In 2015-16, M&A deals were worth $27.62 billion. The sharp increase was a result of both strong foreign buying interest and consolidation underway… Read more »
Vodafone Group Plc is nearing an initial agreement to merge its Indian operations with Idea Cellular Ltd, in a deal that would create the largest telecom company in one of the world’s most competitive markets, people with knowledge of the matter said. The two firms plan to announce a preliminary… Read more »
Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s aggressive launch last year should certainly lead to consolidation among telecom companies. Two big disruptive technologies—bots and cloud computing—meanwhile pose an existential dilemma for India’s $150 billion outsourcing industry. 2017 should see a more aggressive push by domestic information technology (IT) firms in monetizing platforms, investments… Read more »