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Corporate Mergers and Takeovers in India

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  • Dr. Ashish Agrawal

    () (Director, Kishan Institute of Business Management, Meerut (U.P.).)

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In India, the process of Economic Reforms in the shape of economic Liberalisation, Globalisation and Privatisation has created it’s own momentum now. Due to these economic reforms, the business environment in India has become more competitive and challenging. In India we find that the Mergers/Takeovers have passed through different phases/stages. Mergers between the same group companies have been in place for a long time but Mergers/Takeovers with companies out side the group is of recent origin. In the emerging scenario the following Types of Business Combinations are becoming very popular in India and abroad - Joint Ventures, Collaborations, Strategic Alliances, Amalgamations, Acquisitions, Mergers and Takeovers. This research study was conducted with the objectives - to understand the Historical developments in the area of Corporate Restructuring, Business Restructuring, and Financial Restructuring, in India and Abroad, to analyse some of the famous Mergers and Takeovers in India of the recent past and to analyse their pre-merger and post-merger performance.

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  • Dr. Ashish Agrawal, 2010. "Corporate Mergers and Takeovers in India," Journal of Commerce and Trade, Society for Advanced Management Studies, vol. 5(1), pages 31-44, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:jct:journl:v:5:y:2010:i:1:p:31-44
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    stress; employee attraction; pressure; turnover; retention strategies;

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    • A0 - General Economics and Teaching - - General
    • C0 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General

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