mergers and acquisitions

A Critical Analysis of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in a Global and Regional Perspective

Corporate Law - Abstract: The Globalisation of business over the past decades has spawned a search for competitive advantage that is worldwide in scale. Companies have followed their customers who are going global themselves as they respond to the pressures of obtaining scale in a rapidly consolidating global economy. In a combination with other trends, ...

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Understanding the Term Merger and Acquisition

Corporate Law - Merger and Acquisition in simple words are defined as a process of combining two or more Organizations together. There is a thin line of difference between the two terms but the impact of Combination is completely different in both the cases. Some Organization Prefer to grow through Merger. Merger is considered to be a process […]...

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Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions Transations

Corporate Law - 1. What is Due Diligence? Due diligence refers to the process of investigation or audit of a deal or investment opportunity which helps a buyer with an assurance of what they are buying. It basically refers to the process of investigating any business or person before signing a contract. 2. Why is Due Diligence Important […]...

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NBFCs – Mergers and Demergers

Corporate Law - A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company which is registered under the Companies Act, 1956 /2013. An NBFC is engaged in the business of loans and advances, investment share, assets financing, debenture or other marketable securities, leasing, hire-purchase and insurance business....

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Procedural Aspects of Fast Track Merger

Corporate Law - Introduction Merger and amalgamation are restructuring tool which helps companies in expansion and diversification of their business and to achieve their underlying objectives. Merger means an arrangement whereby one or more existing companies merge their identity into another to form a new entity which may or may not be one of those exis...

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FinMin likely to finalise proposed changes in takeover code on mergers and acquisitions

Corporate Law - Finance Ministry is likely to finalise the proposed changes in the takeover code on mergers and acquisitions after a meeting with industry and other stakeholders tomorrow. The Takeover Regulations Advisory Committee chaired by Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu will discuss the amendments in the code as proposed by the C Achuthan headed ...

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Sebi unlikely to accept proposal to lift the size of mandatory open offer arising from mergers and acquisitions to 100

Corporate Law - The Securities and Exchange Board (Sebi) of India is unlikely to accept a proposal to lift the size of mandatory open offer arising from mergers and acquisitions to 100 per cent from 20 per cent. A panel set up by the Sebi had proposed changes to tak...

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Government may simplify mergers and acquisitions process

Corporate Law - Merger procedures may soon become easier for India Inc. The Government is planning to come up with an ordinance to do away with the process of sanction by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for small-ticket mergers and acquisitions. The ordinance will also ensure that the CCI takes a decision on an M&A application within 180 days, ...

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FM proposes stamp duty on mergers and acquisitions

Corporate Law - Companies may have to pay stamp duty on mergers and acquisitions in states like West Bengal, which do not have their own Act in this regard. This will happen if the Finance Ministry''s suggestions on amendments to the over-a-century-old Indian Stamp Act are implemented without any change....

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No provision under the Companies Act, 1956 for merger of Indian companies with foreign companies

Corporate Law - The Minister of Corporate Affairs, Shri Salman Khurshid has said that there is no provision under the Companies Act, 1956 for merger of Indian companies with foreign companies. However, a foreign company may merge with an Indian company. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on merger of companies, Shri...

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Deemed demerger of Company ceased to be public sector company

Notification No. 93/2016-Income Tax - (14/10/2016) - Reconstruction or splitting up of a company which ceased to be a public sector company as a result of transfer of its shares by Central Govt into separate companies, shall be deemed to be a demerger if following conditions are fulfilled...

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Govt. proposes merger of NSEL with FTIL

NA - The Central Government proposes to issue the following Order (presently in the Draft form) causing Amalgamation of National Spot Exchange Limited with its Holding Company Financial Technologies (India) Limited...

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A Critical Analysis of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in a Global and Regional Perspective

Abstract: The Globalisation of business over the past decades has spawned a search for competitive advantage that is worldwide in scale. Companies have followed their customers who are going global themselves as they respond to the pressures of obtaining scale in a rapidly consolidating global economy. In a combination with other trends, ...

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Understanding the Term Merger and Acquisition

Merger and Acquisition in simple words are defined as a process of combining two or more Organizations together. There is a thin line of difference between the two terms but the impact of Combination is completely different in both the cases. Some Organization Prefer to grow through Merger. Merger is considered to be a process […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions Transations

1. What is Due Diligence? Due diligence refers to the process of investigation or audit of a deal or investment opportunity which helps a buyer with an assurance of what they are buying. It basically refers to the process of investigating any business or person before signing a contract. 2. Why is Due Diligence Important […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

NBFCs – Mergers and Demergers

A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company which is registered under the Companies Act, 1956 /2013. An NBFC is engaged in the business of loans and advances, investment share, assets financing, debenture or other marketable securities, leasing, hire-purchase and insurance business....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Procedural Aspects of Fast Track Merger

Introduction Merger and amalgamation are restructuring tool which helps companies in expansion and diversification of their business and to achieve their underlying objectives. Merger means an arrangement whereby one or more existing companies merge their identity into another to form a new entity which may or may not be one of those exis...

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Post Merger Adaptation – A significant element to successful deal

Mergers and acquisitions are used for improving the competitiveness of companies and gaining an advantage over other firms by gaining greater market share, broadening the portfolio to reduce business risk, entering new markets and geographic spread, and capitalizing on economies of scale....

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A framework for restructuring a Limited Liability Partnership

After the introduction of the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 (LLP Act), it was anticipated that many corporate houses would consider Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) as a vehicle to run their business operations, mainly due to lower administrative compliances and ease of repatriation of profits to its partners. ...

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Brief note on tax implication on Amalgamation

When there is amalgamation, the accumulated losses and unabsorbed depreciation of the amalgamating company shall be deemed to be loss or, as the case may be, allowance for the unabsorbed depreciation of the amalgamated company for the previous year in which the amalgamation was effected....

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Best and Worst of Mergers and Acquisitions

Every corporate, structure themselves to attain utmost profit. In order to ensure the same they will stay focused, consistent and professionalized. In addition to this the process of Mergers and Acquisition play a significant role in enhancement of profit margin. ...

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Section 79 and its implications on global and domestic transactions/ restructuring

As per section 79 of the Act, in case of a change in shareholding of a company, other than a company in which the public is substantially interested, no loss incurred in any previous year is allowed to be carried forward and set-off, unless shares carrying not less than 51% of the voting power are beneficially held by persons who also hel...

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