• 30 Nov, 2018

    Ajay Singhal

    Lists of Top 7 Mergers And Acquisitions (M&A) in India :- 

    1) Vodafone-Idea merger -> 2 of India top wireless carriers are merging wooping USD 23 billion dollar. This deal may well create India’s largest telecom operator.
    2) Vodafone-Hutchison Essar -> Vodafone acquired 52 percent stake in the Indian telecom company i.e Hutchison Essar for USD 10.9 billion
    3) Ranbaxy-Daiichi Sankyo -> In June 2008, Daichi Sankyo acquired a 34% stake in Ranbaxy for 2.4 billion USD. In November 2008 Daichi Sankyo completed the takeover of the company from the Singh family. Ranbaxy's Malvinder Singh remained as CEO after the transaction.
    4) Snapdeal and Freecharge - E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has acquired online recharge platform  for an estimated $400 million (Rs 2,400 crore), making it one of the largest deals in the consumer internet space  in India.  The deal is said to be 30% in cash and 70% in stock. The transaction was done at a $5 billion valuation for Snapdeal.
    5) Flipkart and Myntra ->  Flipkart acquired its fashion-focused rival Myntra in May 2014. the cash and stock deal between USD 300 million and USD 330 million. Initially, the offer was to merge Myntra with Flipkart. However, later, Flipkart changed the offer and agreed to run both companies (Flipkart and Myntra) independently.
    6) Ola and TaxiForSure -> Ola, one of India's largest ride-hailing service acquired TaxiForSure for USD 200 million in a cash and equity deal in March 2015. Both companies initially operated as separate entities, Ola shut down TaxiForSure in August 2016 and laid off 1,000 of its employees.
    7) UltraTech Cement-Jaypee Group -> UltraTech Cement completed the USD 2.54 billion acquisition of Jaiprakash Associates', having a capacity of 21.2 million tonnes last year. Post-acquisition, UltraTech has become the fourth largest cement player globally, excluding Chinese players.