September 30, 2013
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 in the month of July 2013 were valued at US$ 2.31 billion (83 deals).
Moreover, the total value of outbound deals (Indian companies acquiring businesses outside India) in July 2013 was US$ 623 million (9 deals). The total value of inbound deals (foreign companies or their subsidiaries acquiring Indian businesses) in July 2013 were valued at US$ 4.15 billion (72 deals) as compared to US$ 3.1 billion (84 deals) during the corresponding month in 2012.
The total value of domestic deals in the month of July 2013 were US$ 237 million (21 deals).
The top 5 M&A sectors were identified as cement, pharmaceutical, healthcare & biotech, banking & financial services, plastic & chemicals and infrastructure managemen
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