mergers and acquisitions

Platform deals – a tax perspective

Income Tax - India has recently seen a growing preference among investors to invest in platform deals. When investors want to play big and have a long-term strategy, they create platforms to invest in sizeable assets in the same sector, rather than investing in individual assets....

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13 FAQ’s On Merger and Amalgamation

Income Tax - Which companies are allowed to merge? Companies Act, 2013 does not prescribe any eligibility requirements of companies for the merger. However, it prescribes several questions which will be answered in further lines. ...

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Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

Income Tax - Merger and Acquisition is the basic term which refers to the consolidation of assets or companies. It consists of different types of transactions such as mergers, acquisition, consolidations, purchase of assets and management acquisition etc....

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Migration from LLP to Company structure

Income Tax - The article discusses the need for business to be conducted through LLP, the need to migrate from LLP to Company structure, various ways for migration from LLP to Company structure and issues revolving around it. ...

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Cross Border Mergers – Tax Aspects

Income Tax - Earmarking another landmark step in corporate history, on 13 April, 2017, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) brought into force the relevant corporate law provisions dealing with cross-border mergers and amalgamations. These new provisions bring global economies closer and open a host of opportunities by facilitating global acquisiti...

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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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

Income Tax - 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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Recent Posts in "mergers and acquisitions"

Platform deals – a tax perspective

India has recently seen a growing preference among investors to invest in platform deals. When investors want to play big and have a long-term strategy, they create platforms to invest in sizeable assets in the same sector, rather than investing in individual assets....

Read More

13 FAQ’s On Merger and Amalgamation

Which companies are allowed to merge? Companies Act, 2013 does not prescribe any eligibility requirements of companies for the merger. However, it prescribes several questions which will be answered in further lines. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

Merger and Acquisition is the basic term which refers to the consolidation of assets or companies. It consists of different types of transactions such as mergers, acquisition, consolidations, purchase of assets and management acquisition etc....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Migration from LLP to Company structure

The article discusses the need for business to be conducted through LLP, the need to migrate from LLP to Company structure, various ways for migration from LLP to Company structure and issues revolving around it. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Cross Border Mergers – Tax Aspects

Earmarking another landmark step in corporate history, on 13 April, 2017, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) brought into force the relevant corporate law provisions dealing with cross-border mergers and amalgamations. These new provisions bring global economies closer and open a host of opportunities by facilitating global acquisiti...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Mergers and Acquisitions- The Evolving Indian Landscape

The year 2016 has witnessed some largest FDI transaction in India, indicating the global confidence in Indian markets and this trend is certainly to continue. Needless to mention, the boost these transactions have given to the Indian M&A landscape is eminent....

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General Procedure for Amalgamation under Companies Act 2013

Mergers and amalgamations are vital corporate transactions and completely overhaul and transform the structure of the merging entities. A ‘merger’ is a combination of two or more entities into one; the desired effect being not just the accumulation of assets and liabilities of the distinct entities, but organization of such entity int...

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Checklist for Post Merger legal Compliances

COMPANY LAW > Call Board meeting for adopting merger order > And Authorizing director to file the same with ROC. > Call an Extra Ordinary General Meeting and inform details about merger like allotment of shares, change in object clause and etc....

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Fast Track Merger under Companies Act, 2013 possible now

Now there no need to take NCLT approval for prescribed Merger(s)/Amalgmation for certain type of companies including small companies as Fast Track Merger (FTM) is notified now....

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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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