According to the data released by Grant Thornton India, an accounting and consulting firm, the total merger and acquisitions (M&A) in the first half of 2012 were valued at US$ 24.6 billion.
Private Equity (PE) deal value were US$ 3.8 billion in the first half of 2012. The key PE deals included Morgan Stanley's investment in Continuum Energy, Accel and Tiger Global’s investment in Flipkart and Temasek’s investment into Godrej Consumer.
Moreover, the total value of outbound deals (Indian companies acquiring businesses outside India) in the first half of 2012 were US$ 2.1 billion. The total value of inbound deals (foreign companies or their subsidiaries acquiring Indian companies) in the first half of 2012 were valued at US$ 4.9 billion.
The total value of domestic deals in the first half of 2012 were US$ 3.1 billion.M&A Dealtracker Half Yearly 2012 Size: 717 kb