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Pre and Post Merger Valuation- A Study of Tata Corus Merger Deal


  • Sumeet Gupta


Indian Economy being characterized as Global Economy leading to inorganic growth through Mergers, Acquisitions, Takeovers and Joint Ventures. Mergers would affect the company’s inflow and outflow of various variables like sales, expenses and cash position etc. It becomes imperative to evaluate the pre merger and post merger conditions of the firms so that successful deal can be carried out. The deal would also affect the shareholders wealth. The prediction of future forecasted sales and other variables, gains and losses from the deal are the key areas or principal governing factors to be taken care of. This research paper is an attempt to analyze the valuation of the merger deal under consideration (Tata Corus) and the pre as well as post merger situation of two companies. In this paper, the valuation of the deal is being carried out using Merger Valuation Model i.e. Discounted Cash Flow and Data mining tools like SPSS to establish a suitable trend line and justifying the deal. The Forecasting is being done till 2011.

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  • Sumeet Gupta, 2009. "Pre and Post Merger Valuation- A Study of Tata Corus Merger Deal," Journal of Global Economy, Research Centre for Social Sciences,Mumbai, India, vol. 5(4), pages 299-319, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:jge:journl:543

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    Indian Economy; Banks; merger; acquisitions;

    JEL classification:

    • G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages


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