Archive for May, 2011

Honda Motor to invest about $331 million on its production capacity expansion plan in India

Comments Off | 05-30-2011

According to the Wall Street Journal, Honda Motor Co.’s (HMC) Indian two-wheeler unit will invest about $331 million, approximately INR15 billion, on its production capacity expansion plan. A source close to the deal told the Wall Street Journal the company is embarking on an ambitious expansion plan as it seeks to exploit rapidly rising demand

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JP Morgan invests $30 million in Parsvnath Developers’ residential project

Comments Off | 05-30-2011

According to a report carried by the Economic Times of India, JP Morgan has invested $30 million in Parsvnath Developers’ residential project La Tropicana coming up in the Civil Lines area of New Delhi.
The Economic Times said the deal includes an additional funding for the real estate group through JP Morgan’s local NBFC in India.

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Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in a joint venture with Isolux Corsán Concesiones in India

Comments Off | 05-28-2011

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure (MSI), the dedicated infrastructure investing platform of Morgan Stanley (MS), announced Thursday that Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP), a US$4 billion global infrastructure fund, has committed to invest up to US200 million in a joint venture with Isolux Corsán Concesiones in India.
Grupo Isolux Corsán has also committed to match the investment in

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Germany’s RTS to acquire First Futures Software in India

Comments Off | 05-27-2011

RTS, a leading global trading solutions provider headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday announced that it has signed a letter of intent and entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire First Futures Software Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (FFS), a high-end technology solutions provider in Pune, India. The transaction marks RTS’ first acquisition of another company since its founding

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DMC Education Ltd acquires Kolkata-based education consulting firm Plansteps

Comments Off | 05-26-2011

DMC Education Ltd has acquired Kolkata-based education consulting firm Plansteps. The investment was for a consideration of $10 million, approximately Rs.4.5 Crore.
DMC Education Ltd aims to take career counseling across India with the acquisition of Plansteps, which brings an established network in the North-East India along with Nepal and Bhutan.  DMC is planning to open

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Par Pharmaceutical Companies to acquire India’s privately-held Edict Pharmaceuticals

Comments Off | 05-25-2011

Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (PRX) announced Tuesday that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Edict Pharmaceuticals, an India-based developer and manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, for up to $37.6 million in cash and Par’s repayment of certain additional pre-close indebtedness. The transaction is expected to be accretive in 2013.
Edict Pharmaceuticals is a Chennai,

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Rexel buys a second Indian company, Ad Electronics

Comments Off | 05-24-2011

Rexel, a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies, announced Monday the acquisition of India’s AD Electronics.  Rexel entered the Indian market through the acquisition of Yantra Automation in January. The investment further strengthens Rexel’s footprint in the country with this new acquisition.
Based in Mumbai, one of India’s major industrial regions, AD Electronics is

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Schneider Electric acquires 75 per cent stake in APW President Systems

Comments Off | 05-23-2011

Schneider Electric Friday said it successfully acquired 75 per cent stake in APW President Systems through its subsidiary Schneider Electric South East Asia.
According to the Press Trust of India (PTI), shares representing 20 per cent of the share capital of the company were acquired in a mandatory open offer for the company. In addition, shares

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Three-wheeler maker Atul Auto keen to acquire Scooters India Ltd

Comments Off | 05-21-2011

According to a PTI report, Rajkot-based three-wheeler maker Atul Auto is keen on acquiring Scooters India Ltd, with the Cabinet approving the sale of the government’s stake in the loss-making Scooters India Ltd.
The BSE-listed Atul Auto’s intention to acquire the state-owned company has assumed more significance with the Cabinet approval to sell the Government’s entire

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Experian looking for Indian acquisition opportunities

Comments Off | 05-20-2011

In an exclusive interview with the Business Standard, Experian Services India Managing Director and Country Manager Vikram Narayan said the company is currently looking for India acquisitions opportunities.
Experian is a global information, analytical tools and marketing services company. Experian already controls 49 per cent stake in India’s second-largest credit information bureau, Experian Credit Information Company

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