October 18, 2012
According to the data released by Grant Thornton India, an accounting and consulting firm, the total merger and acquisitions (M&A), private equity (PE) and qualified institutional placement (QIP) deals in third quarter of 2012 were valued at US$ 7.12 billion (203 deals).
Moreover, the total value of outbound deals (Indian companies acquiring businesses outside India) in third quarter of 2012 were US$ 2.75 billion (31 deals). The total value of inbound deals (foreign companies or their subsidiaries acquiring Indian businesses) in third quarter of 2012 were valued at US$ 0.77 billion (24 deals).
The total value of domestic deals in third quarter of 2012 were US$ 1.29 billion (46 deals) as compared to US$ 1.11 billion (59 deals) and US$ 0.69 billion (41 deals) during the corresponding quarters in 2011 and 2010 respectively.
The top 5 M&A sectors were identified as Oil & Gas, Engineering, Real Estate, IT & ITeS and Textile & Apparels.M&A Dealtracker Quarter 3 (July - September), 2012 Size: 330 kb