September 19, 2012
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 August 2012 were valued at US$ 2.84 billion (81 deals).
Moreover, the total value of outbound deals (Indian companies acquiring businesses outside India) in August 2012 were US$ 0.04 billion (9 deals). The total value of inbound deals (foreign companies or their subsidiaries acquiring Indian businesses) in August 2012 were valued at US$ 0.31 billion (11 deals).
The total value of domestic deals in August 2012 were US$ 0.60 billion (17 deals).
The top 5 M&A sectors were identified as Real Estate, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare & Biotechnology, IT & ITeS, Shipping & Ports, and Manufacturing.M&A Dealtracker August 2012 Size: 281 kb