In a blockbuster rise, India's M&A deals jump 53.3 per cent to $77.6b in 2017

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2017 was a blockbuster year for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in India with deal values increasing by 53.3% to $77.6 billion, compared with $50.6 billion in 2016. Deal volumes rose by 2.5% to 614 deals in 2017 compared with 599 deals the previous year.

Of the 614 deals, 325 were completed, accounting for $24.88 billion, Bloomberg data showed.

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