Archive for June, 2010

Swiss MNC Roche, drug manufacturer, eyes acquisitions in India

Comments Off | 06-30-2010

Swiss multi-national drug manufacturer, Roche Holding AG, announced that it intends to invest in the acquisition of diagnostic equipment makers and innovative diagnostic products in India. The Swiss giant said it would undertake the Indian investments through its subsidiary, Roche Diagnostics; in an investment acquisition that marks the drug makers first such move ever since

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VA Tech Wabag now seeking acquisitions investments to Fuel its Growth

Comments Off | 06-30-2010

VA Tech Wabag, a water and waste management company, said Monday that it is keen on investment in acquisitions to fuel its growth and expansion. In the announcement, the company said it was currently seeking both local and offshore markets investments and as such, it will commence its initial public offering (IPO) of about Rs

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Indian Mergers and acquisition investments Increases four fold

Comments Off | 06-30-2010

Outbound Mergers and acquisition investments in India quadrupled in the first half of 2010, due to increased investment takeovers by Abbot Laboratories and Bharti Airtel.  This was a sharp increase, when contrasted to 2009 figures, strengthening the belief that corporates are becoming optimistic about revenue prospects. On the overall, about a sixth of the total

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Defense and retail sectors going for FDI liberalization as US demand for opening up of various sectors of the Indian economy to foreign investors

Comments Off | 06-28-2010

The Indian government Thursday announced that it would allow calibrated FDI openings in retail and defence. In its assurances to the US Inc over its concerns on infrastructure, investments restrictions and other FDI impediments, the government said the challenges would be addressed promptly, with a blueprint to be made ready for talks ahead of US

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Opportunities in processed food enable Orkla’s expansion & investments in India

Comments Off | 06-28-2010

Orkla ASA, the giant Norwegian branded consumer goods manufacturer, reported that it is keen on securing strategic investments in India in its bid to expand and increase its global presence. According to a senior company official, the company aims at expanding its products and services in order to gain from the opportunities available in the

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Foreign Direct Investment tripled in the last financial year – FDI India

Comments Off | 06-24-2010

Reports from the Indian Commerce Ministry revealed a tripled increase in foreign direct investments (FDI) inflows into the country in the last fiscal year ended March. According to the Indian Commerce Minister, Kamal Nath, the increased FDI was as a result of huge investments that were undertaken in the country by major foreign investors.  FDI

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Cox and Kings India looking to raise funds for investment in travel firms in India, US, EU or Australia

Comments Off | 06-22-2010

A senior Company official announced Tuesday that Indian Travel operator, Cox and Kings India is keen on getting shareholder endorsement for raising about Rs 20 billion through equity and debt, in a bid to fund its ambitious growth plans, both in terms of domestic as well as offshore acquisition investments.  The

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Essar’s BPO arm Aegis looking for investments & acquistions to reach targeted $1 Billion revenue mark

Comments Off | 06-21-2010

Essar business process outsourcing arm (BPO), Aegis, reported that it is currently working on various strategies to hit its targeted $1 billion revenue mark. The company has been shopping for investments lately, recently investing in AGC Networks in an acquisition purchase that saw its approximated earnings stand at about $700 million with its headcount reaching

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Reliance Industries Limited to invest US$ 9 Billion to expand polyester and petrochemicals business

Comments Off | 06-21-2010

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman, Mukesh Amabani Friday announced the company intends to invest US$9 billion to enable it expand its polyester and petrochemicals business. According to him, RIL has a five year investment plan that would see its total investment in all new polyester and petrochemical manufacturing facilities become the largest investment in the

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India’s outward FDI into USA on the rise, creating 60,000 jobs in US and contributing $26.6 billion to US economy

Comments Off | 06-19-2010

In a joint study by the University of Maryland, India-US World Affairs Institute and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, India had increased outward FDI projects in the US. Over the last five year period, Indian FDI projects in the US created about 60,000 jobs with investments worth $26.6 billion in total.
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