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Macroeconomic Change, and Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: The Indian Experience, 1991-2010

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  • Reddy, Kotapati Srinivasa

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The purpose of this paper is to analyze the market for cross-border mergers and acquisitions (CB-M&A) representing the Asian emerging market-India for the period 1991 through 2010. I also compare the market in India among the BRIC economies (Brazil, Russia and China (including Hong Kong)) for various reasons. To do so, I use statistical data on CB-M&A transactions from UNCTAD’s World Investment Report-2011, and discuss potential changes in the market performance based on inductive and deductive logics and case examples. I check macroeconomic indicators of the BRIC group in order to support the economic, banking and financial reforms in India. Further, I highlight the internationalization process of Indian firms by supporting the data on parent corporations and foreign affiliates. I eventually draw conclusions from India’s share as a percentage of the world economy, developing economies, BRIC group and Asia. All in all, India is next to China for all selected categories.

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  • Reddy, Kotapati Srinivasa, 2015. "Macroeconomic Change, and Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: The Indian Experience, 1991-2010," MPRA Paper 63562, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2015.
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    Keywords

    Economic and financial reforms; BRIC economies; Cross-border mergers and acquisitions; Emerging economies; India; Internationalization; International management;

    JEL classification:

    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
    • F6 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization
    • G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets
    • G3 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
    • G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • K2 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law
    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration
    • M16 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - International Business Administration
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
    • O3 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights

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