According to the data released by Grant Thornton India, an accounting and consulting firm, the total merger and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE) deals were valued at US$ 54 billion (1026 Deals) in 2011.
Moreover, the total value of outbound deals (Indian companies acquiring businesses outside India) in 2011 was US$ 10.84 billion (146 Deals).
The total value of domestic deals in 2011 was US$ 5.04 billion (356 Deals). PE deal value amounted to US$ 8.75 billion (373 Deals) in 2011 as compared to US$ 6.23 billion (253 Deals) in 2010.
The top M&A sectors in 2011 were identified as Pharma, Healthcare, Bitotech, IT/ ITeS, Oil and Gas, Telecom, Mining, Shipping and Port.M&A Dealtracker Annual Edition 2011 Size: 0.99 mb