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  • CCI grants conditional approval to Zee-Sony merger Oct 04, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    CCI grants conditional approval to Zee-Sony merger

    The fair trade regulator has asked Zee and Sony to ensure no misuse of market dominance that will arise as a result of the proposed merger, sources said.

  • Vodafone UK in talks with CK Hutchison's Three UK for possible merger Oct 03, 2022 04:20 PM IST

    Vodafone UK in talks with CK Hutchison's Three UK for possible merger

    The potential merger is aimed at creating a market leading operator that could speed up the launch of 5G in Britain and expand broadband connectivity.

  • Competition Law: Will the proposed changes give more power to the CCI? | CCI Chairman Exclusive Aug 18, 2022 06:17 PM IST

    Competition Law: Will the proposed changes give more power to the CCI? | CCI Chairman Exclusive

    The Competition Amendment Bill aims to bring sweeping changes to India’s Law, setting new checks on abuse of dominance, purchase of controlling stakes and M&A agreements by companies and much more. Nisha Poddar is in conversation with CCI Chairman, Ashok Kumar Gupta to share more details on the bill

  • Ed-tech players eye hybrid route, mergers for business sustainability: experts Aug 07, 2022 02:12 PM IST

    Ed-tech players eye hybrid route, mergers for business sustainability: experts

    The future of the ed-tech industry in the post-Covid world is a combination of online and offline learning, with the omnichannel model being more sustainable even going forward, therefore, ed startups along with the unicorns are eyeing the hybrid retail model, TeamLease EdTech founder and CEO Shantanu Rooj told PTI.

  • India M&A volume to rise amid IPO market slowdown, JPMorgan says Jul 26, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    India M&A volume to rise amid IPO market slowdown, JPMorgan says

    India saw about $82 billion pending and completed M&A deals in the second quarter, the busiest ever, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

  • Hinduja Global board to consider share buyback, mergers on January 14 Jan 11, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Hinduja Global board to consider share buyback, mergers on January 14

    The stock was trading 3.8 percent higher to Rs 2946.35 on BSE

  • Global M&A volumes hit record high in 2021, breach $5 trillion for first time Jan 01, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    Global M&A volumes hit record high in 2021, breach $5 trillion for first time

    Accommodative monetary policies from the U.S. Federal Reserve fueled a stock market rally and gave company executives access to cheap financing, which in turn emboldened them to go after large targets.

  • Eduvanz acquires mentoring platform Klarity Nov 19, 2020 01:35 PM IST

    Eduvanz acquires mentoring platform Klarity

    Eduvanz which processes education loans for students has acquired Klarity which connects students with mentors from the industry who can help them with their future coursework, job openings and others

  • Exclusive I Competition regulator launches probe into Zomato-Uber Eats deal May 22, 2020 02:15 PM IST

    Exclusive I Competition regulator launches probe into Zomato-Uber Eats deal

    CCI examining if Zomato’s acquisition of Uber Eats India is anti-competitive and whether the two companies should have notified it about the transaction. Probe could impact similar deals between leading players.

  • Will changes in FDI policy meet India’s long-term strategic needs? Apr 24, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    Will changes in FDI policy meet India’s long-term strategic needs?

    The proposed amendments might save Indian firms for the time being, but, more than geographic restrictions, it is sectoral restrictions that may play the desired role

  • RBI rejects proposed merger of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with Indiabulls Housing Finance Oct 09, 2019 08:29 PM IST

    RBI rejects proposed merger of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with Indiabulls Housing Finance

    On May 7, Lakshmi Vilas Bank had sought voluntary amalgamation with IBHL and ICCL.

  • Govt may push for 2 more M&As in energy space to meet FY19 disinvestment target Dec 10, 2018 11:53 AM IST

    Govt may push for 2 more M&As in energy space to meet FY19 disinvestment target

    There are plans to make power generation major NTPC a holding company of the energy sector by acquiring three or more state-run companies

  • IL&FS gets over 12 expressions of interest for its stake in 2 subsidiaries Nov 26, 2018 06:32 PM IST

    IL&FS gets over 12 expressions of interest for its stake in 2 subsidiaries

    EoIs have been received from a mix of banks, private equity firms and other financial services companies, IL&FS confirmed.

  • IDBI Bank puts IDBI Federal Life Insurance stake sale on hold till LIC acquisition concludes Nov 21, 2018 03:48 PM IST

    IDBI Bank puts IDBI Federal Life Insurance stake sale on hold till LIC acquisition concludes

    Due to lack of clarity on the stake sale in IDBI Bank, there was an impact on the business of its life insurance joint venture: IDBI Federal Life

  • Nasdaq-listed Ebix to acquire remittance company Weizmann Forex: Sources Nov 19, 2018 12:01 PM IST

    Nasdaq-listed Ebix to acquire remittance company Weizmann Forex: Sources

    India tops the list of nations in terms of remittances received. In 2017, the country received more than $60 billion in remittances

  • IL&FS, other NBFCs making timely repayments, says Bank of Baroda chief Oct 09, 2018 05:41 PM IST

    IL&FS, other NBFCs making timely repayments, says Bank of Baroda chief

    Of the total debt of IL&FS of Rs 91,000 crore as on March end 2018, banks have lend about Rs 57,000 crore

  • HPCL in talks with ONGC to merge MRPL with itself: Report Aug 31, 2018 01:09 PM IST

    HPCL in talks with ONGC to merge MRPL with itself: Report

    HPCL, which owns 17 percent stake in MRPL, is in discussion with ONGC for a transfer of shares. ONGC holds a 71.63 percent stake in MRPL

  • A dream come true for Capital First, but challenges ahead for Vaidyanathan Jan 15, 2018 01:45 PM IST

    A dream come true for Capital First, but challenges ahead for Vaidyanathan

    This is the opportunity that Vaidyanathan, an avid long distance runner, had been looking for to go the full hog as far as the banking sector is concerned

  • Shareholders' interests to drive decisions in IDFC-Shriram merger, says Ajay Piramal Sep 27, 2017 07:16 PM IST

    Shareholders' interests to drive decisions in IDFC-Shriram merger, says Ajay Piramal

    One of the biggest financial merger deals in the country, IDFC with Shriram Group, has hit a hurdle after it faced opposition from some of its shareholders.

  • RCom vs Ericsson: NCLT adjourns case hearing to October 6 Sep 26, 2017 07:55 PM IST

    RCom vs Ericsson: NCLT adjourns case hearing to October 6

    RCom will file its reply to Ericsson's petition before the next hearing and the former will be heard in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on October 6, according to CNBC TV18 reports.

  • Bankers to meet govt officials on Wed to decide on further loans to Air India Sep 19, 2017 12:51 PM IST

    Bankers to meet govt officials on Wed to decide on further loans to Air India

    Bankers will meet government officials including the Aviation Minister and the ministerial group on Wednesday to decide the fate of further loans to the financially-troubled national air carrier Air India.

  • Fitch lowers banks’ capital needs estimate to Rs 4 L Cr by FY19 on weak loan growth Sep 12, 2017 01:04 PM IST

    Fitch lowers banks’ capital needs estimate to Rs 4 L Cr by FY19 on weak loan growth

    Capital need estimates have fallen from the previous estimate of USD 90 billion as a result of asset rationalisation and weaker-than-expected loan growth.

  • From SKS Microfinance to IndusInd, a bank is every MFI's destination point: Bharat Fin CEO Sep 11, 2017 09:02 PM IST

    From SKS Microfinance to IndusInd, a bank is every MFI's destination point: Bharat Fin CEO

    The swap ratio being considered is one share of IndusInd Bank for 1.75 shares of Bharat Financial while RBL had proposed a 2:1 ratio.

  • TRAI to review procedural bottlenecks in telecom business Mar 14, 2017 05:43 PM IST

    TRAI to review procedural bottlenecks in telecom business

    Regulator TRAI today stressed the need to identify bottlenecks that make the functioning of telecom business difficult in India and listed out processes such as licence acquisition, spectrum allotment and mergers that can be reviewed.

  • M&A key for banks, SBI merger will be smooth: Ravikant Bhat Mar 01, 2017 05:08 PM IST

    M&A key for banks, SBI merger will be smooth: Ravikant Bhat

    Industry experts are of the opinion that a friendly consolidation in the banking space is favourable and big banks should take over the smaller banks. But, Ravikant Bhat of IDBI Capital Markets Services said that these banks are more inclined to run the banks independently.