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 February 2013 were valued at US$ 2.75 billion (70 deals).
Moreover, the total value of outbound deals (Indian companies acquiring businesses outside India) in February 2013 was US$ 0.07 billion (4 deals). The total value of inbound deals (foreign companies or their subsidiaries acquiring Indian businesses) in February 2013 were valued at US$ 1.99 billion (7 deals) as compared to US$ 0.27 billion (9 deals) during the corresponding month in 2012.
The total value of domestic deals in the month of February 2013 were US$ 0.36 billion (23 deals).
The top 5 M&A sectors were identified as pharmaceutical, healthcare & biotech, IT & ITeS, power & energy, FMCG, food & beverages and real estate.M&A Dealtracker February 2013 Size: 272 kb