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Mergers & Acquisitions
  • IndusInd Bank open to more acquisitions — `Strategic investments from foreign banks welcome' (December 30, 2003)
  • Tata Infomedia sheds stake (December 28, 2003)
  • In the event of disinvestment — Banks keen to pick stakes in insurance cos (December 26, 2003)
  • J&K Bank seeks nod for 10% strategic equity partner (December 24, 2003)
  • Market research major TNS Mode to merge with NFO MBL India (December 19, 2003)
  • HSBC acquiring UTI Bank: A palace coup (December 18, 2003)
  • Foggy regulations (December 16, 2003)
  • Soros plans to buy out GIC in mutual fund (December 14, 2003)
  • `HSBC on board is a positive development' — UTI Bank prefers to be standalone (December 06, 2003)
  • Dishnet open to TTSL buying stake (November 20, 2003)
  • `Favourable climate for pharma mergers & acquisitions' (November 16, 2003)
  • SEBI clears Sahara proposal to acquire First India Mutual Fund (November 16, 2003)
  • Gaining by binding (November 16, 2003)
  • MetLife aims to hike stake in domestic arm (November 16, 2003)
  • Jindal Iron, Vijaynagar unveil three-layer amalgamation deal (November 14, 2003)
  • Cognizant shortlists BPO cos for acquisition (November 14, 2003)
  • Tourist resort development corporations to be merged in Kerala (November 04, 2003)
  • BIFR okays scheme for Textool, LMW merger (November 03, 2003)
  • Eicher mulls merger of tractor, vehicles cos (November 03, 2003)
  • Biz as usual post-merger: PeopleSoft (October 31, 2003)
  • Federal Bank spikes take-over talk (October 29, 2003)
  • Star News gets FIPB nod for 26% stake in MCCS (October 29, 2003)
  • Birla Global board okays sale (October 28, 2003)
  • Omax Autos promoters to divest 18% stake (October 21, 2003)
  • Takeover will cement ties with Reliance: FLAG (October 18, 2003)
  • Shriram group strikes it rich in Hi-Tech Arai deal (October 16, 2003)
  • Fidelity sells Dr Reddy's stake (October 15, 2003)
  • FMR, Fidelity pick up more Satyam shares (October 15, 2003)
  • Zodiac to allot 38,313 shares to Mayfair (September 29, 2003)
  • Poor response to CDC open offer for Punjab Tractors (September 27, 2003)
  • Dhunseri, Tezpore Tea merger ruled out (September 24, 2003)
  • HC okays MosChip merger (September 24, 2003)
  • Prudential-Vasavi bank merger proposal flayed (September 16, 2003)
  • No plan to merge IL&FS with IDFC (September 11, 2003)
  • RPG Cellular: HC direction on Vodafone share transfer to Sterling co (August 29, 2003)
  • Indo Matsushtia Carbon clarifies (August 29, 2003)
  • Jupiter Biotech shareholders' meet on September 30 (August 28, 2003)
  • Federal Bank spikes reports of stake transfer (August 28, 2003)
  • RPG Cellular goes to court against Vodafone stake sale (August 24, 2003)
  • Cholamandalam likely to buy asset management company (August 22, 2003)
  • RBI outlines norms for branch takeover (August 22, 2003)
  • CDC to work with Punjab Tractors management (August 01, 2003)
  • IL&FS to acquire Tata TD equity broking, depository accounts (August 01, 2003)
  • CDC to make open offer for 20 pc in Punjab Tractors (July 31, 2003)
  • Merrill Lynch triples stake in Polaris (July 29, 2003)
  • BSES Q1 net rises 8%; merges AP arm with itself (July 29, 2003)
  • Heritage Foods ED buys 1.5 lakh shares (July 27, 2003)
  • MTNL not keen on RailTel equity (July 12, 2003)
  • BSE, regional SEs discuss merger (July 09, 2003)
  • OVL, IOC trying for stake in Saudi gas block (July 08, 2003)
  • Conversion of a part of Rs 200-cr loan into equity — IRFC to pick 10 pc stake in RailTel (July 07, 2003)
  • Takeover of National Standard Duncan units — BIFR directs Tata SSL to submit a tied-up proposal (July 02, 2003)
  • Principal MF to buy Sun F&C (July 02, 2003)
  • Govt stake in IFFCO dips to 41% (July 02, 2003)
  • Aptech eyes overseas buys (June 30, 2003)
  • Grasim-L&T deal will aid cement price recovery: Report (June 28, 2003)
  • CVC Capital told to make open offer — Acquisition of stake in Century Enka (June 28, 2003)
  • StanChart MF open to acquisitions (June 25, 2003)
  • SEBI's note to MFs on mergers (June 24, 2003)
  • SEBI's note to MFs on mergers (June 24, 2003)
  • Value lost (June 19, 2003)
  • Centurion EGM okays new team, merger (June 18, 2003)
  • HC to hear Pfizer, Parke-Davis merger case today (June 17, 2003)
  • WPP group co picks up stake in Indian MR firm (June 14, 2003)
  • HDFC sells 20 lakh shares of AMC to Standard Life (June 14, 2003)
  • Six cos in fray to bid for AP Govt stake in GFCL (June 13, 2003)
  • Polaris puts merger gains at Rs 16-20 cr (June 07, 2003)
  • Warburg arm sells stake in HDFC (June 01, 2003)
  • L&T: What is in the pipeline (June 01, 2003)
  • HC clears amalgamation of Floatglass, Asahi (May 31, 2003)
  • HC clears Ranit Pharma merger with Aurobindo (May 27, 2003)
  • Mascot buys IT&T's BPO biz (May 23, 2003)
  • Clarification (May 23, 2003)
  • Polaris to take over Kale's Orbitech sub-contract (May 21, 2003)
  • FICCI signs pact with Kuwaiti trade body — Reconstruction of Iraq (May 17, 2003)
  • Odyssey Tech in pact with SafeScrypt (May 17, 2003)
  • SEBI steps in to resolve Birlas-Kennametal issue — Seeks waiver of NOC in Widia buy (May 16, 2003)
  • 2 FIIs pick up stake in Polaris (May 08, 2003)
  • M&M may dilute equity in financial services arm (May 06, 2003)
  • Satyam plans to grow via M&As (April 25, 2003)
  • Andhra Bank gets nod for merger (April 25, 2003)
  • Opening a fresh innings (April 23, 2003)
  • To stay or not to stay? (April 20, 2003)
  • Suez Lyonnaise told to make open offer for Ondeo Nalco (April 11, 2003)
  • Kennametal keen on acquisitions (April 10, 2003)
  • Govt mulls oil club for bidding overseas (April 08, 2003)
  • Violations in Damania Airways acquisition norms — Tribunal debars NEPC from entering market (April 04, 2003)
  • Suitors spotted for Alind divns (April 04, 2003)
  • RBI okays IndusInd reverse merger — Suggests change in swap ratio (April 02, 2003)
  • Change of guard in AMC; takeover guidelines (March 31, 2003)
  • HDFC-Zurich deal: Disappointing on disclosures (March 23, 2003)
  • TIDCO buys 10 pc stake in Suguna poultry (March 21, 2003)
  • Centre may take over Keltec (March 20, 2003)
  • More form than substance (March 19, 2003)
  • Big oil names express interest for buying HPCL (March 18, 2003)
  • Grasim: Has SEBI missed woods for trees? (March 18, 2003)
  • Accept these open offers (March 16, 2003)
  • Rabo India gets $25 m from parent (March 14, 2003)
  • Allsec identifies potential buys (March 10, 2003)
  • Ruia Cotex plea dismissed in Jessop stake sale (March 06, 2003)
  • Price for L&T: Officially higher, yet low (March 02, 2003)
  • Rajasthan Spng meet to consider HEG unit buy (February 15, 2003)
  • Sundaram-Clayton clarifies (February 06, 2003)
  • S.C. Johnson seeks FIPB nod to buy 50% stake in 'Allout' maker (February 05, 2003)
  • Digital GlobalSoft net up 10 pc (January 31, 2003)
  • Shourie seeks status report from BSNL, MTNL (January 31, 2003)
  • Digital GlobalSoft net up 10 pc (January 31, 2003)
  • Shourie seeks status report from BSNL, MTNL (January 31, 2003)
  • Shourie seeks status report from BSNL, MTNL (January 31, 2003)
  • Digital GlobalSoft net up 10 pc (January 31, 2003)
  • Andhra Bank rules out Centurion takeover — Retailing helps lift net up 141 pc (January 29, 2003)
  • Stamp the stampede at merger portal (January 18, 2003)
  • TVS Srichakra seeks nod for merger (January 12, 2003)
  • No plan to merge IOC, ONGC (January 10, 2003)
  • Dewan Housing in talks to raise tier II capital (January 09, 2003)
  • Vysya Bank to sell housing arm stake (January 08, 2003)
    Corporate
  • 2 MNCs in race for L&T glass container business (December 31, 2003)
  • TV 18 to examine FIPB rejection of application (December 31, 2003)
  • Matrix clears investment plan of Newbridge Capital (December 30, 2003)
  • JIL-Jaypee Cement merger scheme validity extended (December 30, 2003)
  • Balrampur Chini promoters sell 10% stake (December 27, 2003)
  • Nicholas Piramal buys out Ambalal Sarabhai stake in jt venture (December 27, 2003)
  • Matrix Labs to pick stake — New gastroenterology venture to go on stream soon (December 26, 2003)
  • The other side of the Infy story (December 25, 2003)
  • Iran offers IOC stake in petrochem projects (December 25, 2003)
  • BIFR okays Tata Steel's takeover of Indian Steel (December 24, 2003)
  • Amul buys Kapila Dairy in Rs 1.25-cr deal (December 23, 2003)
  • Sundram Fasteners completes UK plant acquisition (December 23, 2003)
  • ACC acquires 87 pc stake in IDCOL Cement (December 23, 2003)
  • Sterling Infotech buys RPG Cellular (December 20, 2003)
  • Govt may raise OIL's equity in Numaligarh Refinery: Shourie (December 19, 2003)
  • Crisil acquires London-based gas advisory firm (December 18, 2003)
  • Gabriel group buys bonsai producer (December 18, 2003)
  • Ricoh, NRG make open offer for 24% stake in Gestetner (December 17, 2003)
  • Merrill Lynch gets 5.10% stake in Satnam Overseas (December 17, 2003)
  • Magors may divest Williamson Tea stake (December 16, 2003)
  • Zee Tele arms to merge — Plans southern music channel (December 16, 2003)
  • Mahindra subsidiaries' merger (December 14, 2003)
  • Ranbaxy buys Aventis' generics unit in France (December 14, 2003)
  • WS Industries to buy US plant (December 14, 2003)
  • Bharti Tele to acquire 27 pc stake in Hexacom (December 13, 2003)
  • AP Paper Mills stake sold to L.N. Bangur (December 13, 2003)
  • Auto components sector — A journey from wilderness to the West (December 12, 2003)
  • Tatas to retain 4 pc in Haldia Petro (December 12, 2003)
  • GG Auto board to take up US co acquisition on Dec 18 (December 11, 2003)
  • Forbes Gokak to merge arms (December 11, 2003)
  • GG Automotive in talks to buy US co (December 10, 2003)
  • Sanmar Speciality acquires Bangalore Genei (December 10, 2003)
  • Court okays Taj GVK, Punjab Hotels merger (December 09, 2003)
  • Zee arms may be merged with parent (December 09, 2003)
  • L&T's engineering business — Structuring a good deal (December 07, 2003)
  • Reliance to pay $4 m more for FLAG Telecom (December 07, 2003)
  • Coromandel Fert gets HC nod to buy EID Parry's division (December 06, 2003)
  • Suven board okays merger of subsidiary (December 05, 2003)
  • Boston-based fund picks up stake in KEC (December 04, 2003)
  • Overseas acquisitions — Needed, information better and faster (November 30, 2003)
  • Tata Motors not keen on Ssangyong stake (November 29, 2003)
  • Suven board to consider merger of subsidiary (November 29, 2003)
  • AGCO says approvals pending for acquisition of Valtra (November 28, 2003)
  • Jindal Polyester acquires French co (November 28, 2003)
  • Sanmar Properties to merge with Chemplast (November 26, 2003)
  • Escorts to buy out US subsidiary (November 25, 2003)
  • Sundram Fasteners set to acquire forge unit in UK (November 25, 2003)
  • Reliance Energy, GVK Reddy eyeing Spectrum Power stake (November 24, 2003)
  • Bharat Forge acquires German firm — To break into auto makers' captive vendor base (November 23, 2003)
  • Jindal Iron-Jindal Vijayanagar Steel merger: Moulding another steel giant (November 23, 2003)
  • MRF welcomes Michelin re-entry (November 19, 2003)
  • Murugappa may divest further in Godavari Fert (November 19, 2003)
  • At IDBI Bank, they're now less averse to merger (November 19, 2003)
  • Michelin picks up 14.9% stake in Apollo Tyres — Ties up to set up joint venture (November 18, 2003)
  • Punjab Hotels to come under Taj GVK fold (November 15, 2003)
  • Jindal cos merger seen benefiting shareholders (November 15, 2003)
  • 3 FIIs pick 4.6% promoters' stake in Pantaloon Retail (November 13, 2003)
  • OVL to remain flagship for investments abroad (November 13, 2003)
  • Albert David plans to acquire new manufacturing facility — Looks at setting up overseas units (November 12, 2003)
  • Boards of Jisco, Jindal Vijaynagar to meet tomorrow to consider share swap (November 12, 2003)
  • Kirloskar acquires stake in UK pump firm (November 11, 2003)
  • Gujarat State Petro-GSPL merger on cards (November 11, 2003)
  • ITC buys paperboard unit of Bilt for Rs 233 cr (November 08, 2003)
  • Bhansali Engg buys Greaves polymer plant (November 08, 2003)
  • ICI India transfers 51 pc stake to Australian co (November 07, 2003)
  • Saudi group to pick up 16.7% stake in KRBL (November 06, 2003)
  • Tata Motors set to acquire Daewoo truck co for $118 m (November 06, 2003)
  • GFCL becomes subsidiary of Coromandel Fertilisers (November 05, 2003)
  • Otto India unions outline new takeover options (November 04, 2003)
  • West Coast Paper acquires 33 pc in Rama Newsprint (November 02, 2003)
  • Bright Star acquires VST Ind shares (November 01, 2003)
  • Promoters to buy SSI unit for Rs 97 crore (October 29, 2003)
  • Arch Commerz to reverse merge with Merven Drug (October 28, 2003)
  • Lanco Ind shareholders' meet to decide on merger (October 26, 2003)
  • OIL stake to go up in Numaligarh (October 24, 2003)
  • Asian Paints buys 9.2 pc Govt stake in ICI at Rs 205 (October 24, 2003)
  • Finolex Cables divests stake in Creole Holdings (October 24, 2003)
  • SK Bangur group set to run RNPL (October 23, 2003)
  • Ingersoll Rand to pick up stake in Srei group arm (October 23, 2003)
  • Asian Paints bids for stake in ICI (October 23, 2003)
  • Tata Motors is `preferred bidder' for Daewoo unit (October 23, 2003)
  • Jindal Iron mulling merger with Jindal Vijaynagar Steel (October 21, 2003)
  • Rain Calcining buys 24.79% stake of US partner firm (October 18, 2003)
  • Reliance plans to hike stake in IPCL to 51% (October 17, 2003)
  • Reliance to buy FLAG Telecom for $207 m (October 17, 2003)
  • Citigroup Global picks 5 pc stake in SSI (October 17, 2003)
  • Micro Labs acquires Dr Reddy's Pondy plant (October 16, 2003)
  • ONGC in talks for stake in overseas oilfields (October 11, 2003)
  • IDBI gets 16% in Pitti Laminations (October 11, 2003)
  • Concerto Software to merge with Melita (October 11, 2003)
  • Quipo gets Ingersoll Rand as equity partner (October 10, 2003)
  • IOC willing to buy Govt stake in HPCL (October 09, 2003)
  • LIC sole bidder for Harshad's ACC shares? (October 09, 2003)
  • TVS Motor to acquire Lakshmi Auto's engine components biz (October 08, 2003)
  • Accel to buy Transmatic (October 07, 2003)
  • Schreiber to acquire 49% stake in Dynamix Dairy? (October 03, 2003)
  • Acquiring trouble (October 02, 2003)
  • ONGC to buy Cairn's stake in 2 oil, gas blocks for $100 m (September 30, 2003)
  • Cargill, Kanematsu in talks to buy stake in Karnataka co (September 28, 2003)
  • Reliance Salgaocar turns BSES arm (September 28, 2003)
  • US agri major buys Prestige Foods' assets (September 26, 2003)
  • ONGC set to acquire HPCL stake in Mangalore Refinery (September 26, 2003)
  • Jindal board okays proposal to buy French company (September 25, 2003)
  • Shell offers 15% stake to GAIL in Egypt project (September 25, 2003)
  • Hindalco buys second Australian mine (September 24, 2003)
  • Solaris Chem ups stake in Crompton Greaves (September 24, 2003)
  • Hi Tech Plast merger plan (September 21, 2003)
  • PTC stake: IFC board to meet on Oct 9 (September 21, 2003)
  • Business Standard offers 13 pc stake to Financial Times (September 19, 2003)
  • Conversions of warrants — Natco promoters selling shares for funds (September 18, 2003)
  • L&T sets up trust to buy Grasim's stake (September 18, 2003)
  • Heritage promoters consolidate holding (September 17, 2003)
  • ABP to pick up stake in Star News (September 16, 2003)
  • Regency Ceramics promoters acquire 4.67 pc stake (September 16, 2003)
  • Escorts group cos make open offer for EFL stake (September 13, 2003)
  • Russell Credit ups stake in VST (September 12, 2003)
  • Asian Paints arm acquires Fijian co (September 12, 2003)
  • Asian Paints arm acquires Fijian co (September 12, 2003)
  • Russell Credit ups stake in VST (September 12, 2003)
  • M&M loses bid for Valtra unit (September 11, 2003)
  • Maharashtra Scooters: Bid to stall stake sale to Bajaj (September 11, 2003)
  • Mallya to make offer for 46% Herbertsons shares — Kotak Mahindra Caps to manage issue (September 10, 2003)
  • SC clears decks for Parke-Davis, Pfizer merger (September 09, 2003)
  • Herbertsons: Mallya may make counter offer (September 09, 2003)
  • IFC sells part stake in Rain Calcining (September 09, 2003)
  • Aravali to get AP stake in Sirpur Paper Mills (September 06, 2003)
  • CDC gets FIPB nod for 23.49 pc in Punjab Tractors (September 05, 2003)
  • LIC pips UTI for AP stake in Tata Motors (September 04, 2003)
  • Saptarishi board approves unit sale to Calibre Rehabs (September 04, 2003)
  • Handsome returns for group cos from Tata Info sale (September 03, 2003)
  • ICICI Venture buys out Tatas in Tata Infomedia (September 02, 2003)
  • HT to offload 20 pc stake to Henderson (September 02, 2003)
  • Lanco Infratech ups stake in LGSL (August 31, 2003)
  • Russell Credit highest bidder for AP Govt stake in VST — Aravali tops for Sirpur Paper; it's a t (August 30, 2003)
  • Richhold gets 5.55 pc stake in Padmalaya Tele (August 29, 2003)
  • UK co to take stake in Arvind Remedies (August 29, 2003)
  • Essar Oil offers to buy out partners (August 29, 2003)
  • Singapore co sells holding in Lotus Chocolate (August 29, 2003)
  • Pentamedia pegs Intelevision buy stock swap at 1:1.8 (August 28, 2003)
  • Dabur to divest entire stake in jt venture Dabon (August 28, 2003)
  • Aravali plans to buy AP stake in Sirpur Paper (August 27, 2003)
  • Bajaj Hind acquires Monnet Sugar plant (August 27, 2003)
  • Japan major to hike stake in Indo Matsushita (August 27, 2003)
  • Avis Tie Up consolidates stake in Texmaco (August 26, 2003)
  • Hyderabad Ind may divest holding in Nepal venture (August 24, 2003)
  • Cabinet to consider ONGC acquisition proposal today (August 23, 2003)
  • Hindujas seek nod to hike foreign stake in InCablenet (August 23, 2003)
  • Mahindra & Mahindra board okays bid for Valtra unit (August 22, 2003)
  • AV Birla group divests Indo Gulf stake to a single entity (August 20, 2003)
  • Kalyani Steels board okays merger with KFIL (August 20, 2003)
  • M&M plans to buy Finnish tractor biz (August 19, 2003)
  • Twinstar seeks to hike holding to 75 pc — Sterlite plan to up foreign stake comes under scrutin (August 18, 2003)
  • Punjab Chem takes over Alpha Drugs (August 16, 2003)
  • TV18 hikes stake in CNBC joint venture (August 14, 2003)
  • Samsonite India eyeing unit in Sri Lanka (August 10, 2003)
  • Berger Paints `open to acquisitions' (August 07, 2003)
  • SB&T promoters to hike stake through creeping acquisition (August 05, 2003)
  • Mallya set to buy out Chhabria's stake in Herbertsons (August 05, 2003)
  • Nandas reading fine print in heart centre divestment (August 03, 2003)
  • Hatsun Agro plans to merge Hatsun Foods (August 03, 2003)
  • LMW board to consider Textool merger today (July 31, 2003)
  • Indal acquires Utkal Alumina; Q1 net up 6 pc (July 31, 2003)
  • Zydus Cadila to acquire Alpharma France (July 31, 2003)
  • Punjab Tractors: `Swaraj' to Raj? (July 29, 2003)
  • NDTV seeks FIPB nod for StanChart arm picking up stake (July 25, 2003)
  • Zee promoters sell 3% stake to FIIs (July 25, 2003)
  • 'Target mid-sized pharma cos in the US' (July 24, 2003)
  • Malu Fin buys 8% stake in Padmalaya (July 24, 2003)
  • Suzuki gets nod to acquire 51 pc stake in Indian co (July 23, 2003)
  • `Violation of norms in Tropicana deal' (July 22, 2003)
  • Dabur in talks to buy Dubai franchisee (July 21, 2003)
  • Apollo Hospitals picking up stake in overseas projects (July 20, 2003)
  • Orissa co-op to acquire Ponni Sugars' mill at Bolangir (July 20, 2003)
  • Sundram Fasteners to buy promoters' stake in TVS Autolec (July 19, 2003)
  • Welspun seeks tie-up or buy in US (July 18, 2003)
  • Coromandel Fert, EID Parry to call meet on merger (July 15, 2003)
  • Murugappa group to pitch for MFL stake (July 13, 2003)
  • Dip in M&As in line with global trend (July 11, 2003)
  • Vayudoot merger: Compensation plan for IA `shot down' (July 10, 2003)
  • Lupin promoters to sell 12.5% stake to Newbridge (July 10, 2003)
  • Hindalco, Indal merger `not now' (July 10, 2003)
  • Wockhardt buys CP Pharma for Rs 82 cr (July 09, 2003)
  • GMR Tech stakeholders okay Varalakshmi merger (July 09, 2003)
  • Matrix acquires more Vorin shares (July 05, 2003)
  • Gujarat NRE move to merge with GNCL (July 05, 2003)
  • US co offers to buy into Exide — A move towards settlement on brand name use? (July 04, 2003)
  • ICRA picks up 33 pc stake in Online IndiaCapital (July 04, 2003)
  • Citigroup arm buys 12.5 pc stake in Lupin (July 03, 2003)
  • M&A activity seen rising along with equity culture (July 03, 2003)
  • Zenovus to be merged with Dr Reddy's (July 02, 2003)
  • VSNL acquires international IP-VPN service provider (July 02, 2003)
  • Wockhardt Life sells Merind assets to holding co (July 01, 2003)
  • Khemka family row delays Interbrew's Indian foray (July 01, 2003)
  • HC okays GRL, Cadila merger (June 29, 2003)
  • Coromandel Fert emerges highest bidder for GFCL stake (June 28, 2003)
  • Stamp duty problems stall Jay Shree Tea merger plan (June 28, 2003)
  • Citigroup arm may pick up stake in Jindal Iron (June 28, 2003)
  • HBL Nife promoters propose to buy out Swedish partner (June 28, 2003)
  • Sandvik mulls acquisition route to grow in Asia (June 26, 2003)
  • Greaves to divest 23.67 pc stake in Crompton (June 26, 2003)
  • Aditya Birla co makes offer for 20% in Indo Gulf (June 25, 2003)
  • Acquisition of duplex board mill at Coimbatore — ITC begins fresh talks with BILT (June 24, 2003)
  • ONGC awaits Govt nod to acquire HPCL stake in MRPL (June 24, 2003)
  • Acquisition of duplex board mill at Coimbatore — ITC begins fresh talks with BILT (June 24, 2003)
  • ONGC awaits Govt nod to acquire HPCL stake in MRPL (June 24, 2003)
  • UPL buys Dow AgroScience business (June 22, 2003)
  • Grasim deal may force Gujarat Ambuja hand (June 22, 2003)
  • Indian Rayon buys TransWorks for $13 m (June 21, 2003)
  • HDFC MF completes acquisition of Zurich India schemes (June 20, 2003)
  • The man behind the L&T-Grasim deal (June 19, 2003)
  • Large upside unlikely for L&T shareholders (June 18, 2003)
  • Empee Distilleries to acquire Alembic unit (June 18, 2003)
  • `Positive development for industry' (June 18, 2003)
  • Birla group to be largest cement producer (June 18, 2003)
  • L&T goes for demerger — Grasim to get control of new cement co (June 18, 2003)
  • Culmination of overall cement consolidation (June 18, 2003)
  • L&T: Grasim strikes deal with FIs? (June 17, 2003)
  • Tata Sons raise stake in Voltas (June 15, 2003)
  • Maharaja mills ups stake in AP Paper (June 15, 2003)
  • Rama Newsprint up for sale — ICICI scouting for buyers (June 14, 2003)
  • Madras HC clears Calac merger with Aurobindo (June 13, 2003)
  • AP Govt sells its stake in Voltas to Tata Sons (June 13, 2003)
  • Bajoria sells holding in Bombay Dyeing (June 13, 2003)
  • IFCI stake in Indo Rama Synth falls to 3.9 pc (June 12, 2003)
  • Coromandel joins race for AP Govt stake in Godavari Fert (June 10, 2003)
  • 3M India looking at expansion through acquisitions: MD (June 08, 2003)
  • Lanco board okays merger of Kalahasthi Castings — E&Y to suggest swap ratio (June 07, 2003)
  • Jindal Photo buys entire OCPS in Jindal Poly (June 07, 2003)
  • IFCI not willing to part with its holding — Moody's seeks larger stake in ICRA (June 06, 2003)
  • `Poor response' to Grasim's open offer for L&T stake (June 06, 2003)
  • Promoters to buy Bhagyanagar stake in Surana (June 05, 2003)
  • Correction (June 05, 2003)
  • GAIL, IOC in race for Haldia Petro (June 04, 2003)
  • Compact Power to be merged with HBL Nife (June 01, 2003)
  • IFC to invest $3 m in DQ Entertainment (June 01, 2003)
  • Joshi Tech to sell stake in oil block (May 29, 2003)
  • BILT to buy 38% stake in APR Packaging (May 28, 2003)
  • General Motors to hike stake in finance arm (May 24, 2003)
  • CNBC Asia Pacific to invest 26 pc in TV 18 (May 23, 2003)
  • GMR Tech to call EGM on group cos' merger (May 23, 2003)
  • No takeover threat, says Devaki Hospital (May 23, 2003)
  • SABMiller strikes deal with Shaw Wallace — Acquires 50 pc stake, management control in brewin (May 22, 2003)
  • Suven Pharma arm acquires US co (May 21, 2003)
  • Bayer India to benefit from merger with Bayer CropScience (May 21, 2003)
  • Coromandel buys more of GFCL stake (May 20, 2003)
  • Bayer India, Cropscience swap ratio at 5:3 (May 20, 2003)
  • Matrix Labs fixes record date for Vorin, Medicorp merger (May 20, 2003)
  • i-flex options open on acquisitions (May 19, 2003)
  • Taylor Nelson Sofres to acquire NFO WorldGroup (May 18, 2003)
  • Boards to consider merger of Bayer, CropScience unit (May 17, 2003)
  • Promoters up holding in Apollo Tyres (May 16, 2003)
  • Shareholders consider Kesoram merger (May 16, 2003)
  • EID Parry's fertiliser arm to go to Coromandel (May 13, 2003)
  • McDowell Alcobev no more arm of UB (May 11, 2003)
  • Vorin, Medicorp merger with Matrix okayed (May 11, 2003)
  • Coromandel to buy EID Parry farm unit (May 10, 2003)
  • Nikit holding in Visaka tops 5% (May 10, 2003)
  • Majors eyeing 26 pc Godavari Fert stake (May 08, 2003)
  • TCI puts off merger share allotments (May 06, 2003)
  • Nirma members okay demerger (May 04, 2003)
  • Cox & Kings may sell stake in Good Relations (May 02, 2003)
  • Cabinet nod for BPCL equity hike in Bina refinery (May 01, 2003)
  • Aurobindo buys partner's stake in China venture (May 01, 2003)
  • What did SEBI look into? (April 27, 2003)
  • Takeovers: Time to review change in control (April 27, 2003)
  • Vijay Park joins Days Inn chain (April 26, 2003)
  • Grasim sets May 7 for L&T open offer (April 25, 2003)
  • Ashok Minda group acquires Sylea facilities (April 25, 2003)
  • Godrej Foods' stake change (April 25, 2003)
  • Pharmacia becomes `subsidiary' of Pfizer (April 25, 2003)
  • Marico Ind open to acquisitions (April 24, 2003)
  • Tata SSL merged with Tata Steel (April 23, 2003)
  • Kothari Petro's caustic soda unit — Chemplast plans capacity expansion after takeover (April 23, 2003)
  • Netafim gets nod to buy out partners in joint venture (April 21, 2003)
  • Boards okay Harrisons rubber division merger with Ceat (April 20, 2003)
  • Tatas hike stake in Trent to 28 pc (April 19, 2003)
  • Chemplast may buy Kothari soda plant (April 18, 2003)
  • GVK Capital takes 25% stake in Taj GVK Hotels — Merger with Punjab Hotels in Chandigarh soon (April 13, 2003)
  • HCs clear Graphic Papers merger with Ballarpur Ind (April 12, 2003)
  • Parrys Confectionery to merge outfit (April 12, 2003)
  • Parrys Confectionery to merge outfit (April 12, 2003)
  • HCs clear Graphic Papers merger with Ballarpur Ind (April 12, 2003)
  • Bajoria, `others' declare 4.9% stake in Bombay Dyeing (April 10, 2003)
  • HLL acquires Amalgam's cooked shrimp business (April 09, 2003)
  • BSES: Why the dressing up (April 06, 2003)
  • Lakshmi Auto to acquire SACL (April 05, 2003)
  • Indo Rama arm to acquire Tiepet facility (April 05, 2003)
  • HDFC purchase (April 05, 2003)
  • Adaptec set to acquire Eurologic (April 04, 2003)
  • HIL to renounce Powerplus equity stake to Caterpillar (April 04, 2003)
  • Mascot Systems to buy IT&T's call centre biz (April 03, 2003)
  • UB to acquire entire stake in Associated Breweries (April 02, 2003)
  • Cadbury buy of Adams biz formalised (April 02, 2003)
  • Jubilant Organosys take-over of Max biz completed (April 01, 2003)
  • ITC Foods plans Mafco buy (March 31, 2003)
  • MRPL shareholders approve ONGC takeover (March 30, 2003)
  • Floatglass members okay merger (March 30, 2003)
  • Bajaj Auto to buy finance arm shares (March 29, 2003)
  • Changes in Suryalakshmi shareholding (March 29, 2003)
  • Duncans to merge loose tea biz (March 28, 2003)
  • Blue Star to sell stake in YBL (March 28, 2003)
  • GMR Tech board clears merger of group cos (March 28, 2003)
  • BASF defers move to acquire Fipronil business (March 26, 2003)
  • BASF board meet tomorrow (March 23, 2003)
  • Rajasthan Spg board okays acquisition (March 23, 2003)
  • ACC-Gujarat Ambuja: SEBI leaves much unanswered (March 23, 2003)
  • Blue Star plans to sell shares to Yokogawa Electric (March 22, 2003)
  • Ceat set to acquire Harrisons Malayalam rubber division (March 20, 2003)
  • Guj Ambuja gets clean chit on ACC stake (March 18, 2003)
  • HDFC Mutual acquires Zurich asset company (March 17, 2003)
  • Grasim/L&T: Needed, bold approach by institutions (March 16, 2003)
  • Omax board approves merger (March 16, 2003)
  • HEG panel okays merger plan (March 16, 2003)
  • Living Media set to take over Reader's Digest in April (March 15, 2003)
  • Grasim has no hold over L&T: Bajpai (March 14, 2003)
  • Visaka Ind MD to consolidate personal holdings (March 14, 2003)
  • Malavalli invests in Apara Enterprise (March 13, 2003)
  • Rs 290-cr deal with Adani — P&O clears FIPB hurdle for Mundra terminal stake (March 12, 2003)
  • Seven cos join race for Braithwaite stake (March 11, 2003)
  • DFHI all set to acquire SBI Gilts (March 11, 2003)
  • Asahi, Floatglass shareholders meet on March 29 (March 08, 2003)
  • Jubilant to buy UDV plant for Rs 2.75 cr (March 08, 2003)
  • Grasim hopeful of nod to open offer for L&T stake (March 08, 2003)
  • Coke issues non-voting equity shares to Indian holders (March 06, 2003)
  • BILT Graphic merger cleared (March 05, 2003)
  • Ministry pushes thru MRPL deal (March 04, 2003)
  • Birlas to get 9-month price protection (March 04, 2003)
  • Will Coromandel interest trigger open offer on GFCL? — AP Govt seeks Iffco view on divestment (March 02, 2003)
  • HPCL board okays ONGC's takeover of MRPL (February 28, 2003)
  • Murugappa group co stake in Parry Agro may go up to 31% (February 27, 2003)
  • GTL to acquire Redington group for $95 million (February 25, 2003)
  • Wisden Online joins `site' with CricInfo — Sify to own 33% stake in merged entity (February 25, 2003)
  • DCM arm to acquire UP sugar unit (February 25, 2003)
  • HPCL may shed 2 pc in MRPL (February 23, 2003)
  • Timken to acquire Torrington (February 23, 2003)
  • Raymond buys Rs 35-cr equity in Colorplus (February 22, 2003)
  • Siemens to acquire 100 pc stake in building arm (February 21, 2003)
  • CCEA nod for ONGC to buy stake in MRPL (February 21, 2003)
  • L&T-Grasim — Valuation issue sidelined (February 21, 2003)
  • GE, Bechtel close to acquiring Enron stake in Dabhol (February 19, 2003)
  • GE, Bechtel close to acquiring Enron stake in Dabhol (February 19, 2003)
  • Medicorp MD acquires 1.81 pc holding from promoters (February 18, 2003)
  • Fidelity hikes holding in Dr Reddy's (February 15, 2003)
  • L&T seeks measures similar to PSU sell-offs (February 15, 2003)
  • ACC's divestment of Bridgestone ACC holding complete (February 15, 2003)
  • Hindalco-Birla Copper merger takes effect (February 13, 2003)
  • CCEA to consider ONGC proposal for MRPL today (February 13, 2003)
  • Lapointe may up stake in Yash Birla group co (February 12, 2003)
  • Matrix plans open offer at Rs 276 (February 12, 2003)
  • Hind Motors to divest stake in Hind Powerplus (February 12, 2003)
  • Tribunal clears road for Bayer to acquire Aventis (February 11, 2003)
  • Taparia's Supreme group bets on merger for growth (February 10, 2003)
  • CDC raises stake in Cico Technologies (February 10, 2003)
  • Taj GVK to buy ITDC's Punjab Hotels (February 08, 2003)
  • PepsiCo seeks to change terms for franchisee buy (February 07, 2003)
  • Uniproducts completes HP Pelzer takeover (February 07, 2003)
  • Raasi to appoint agency for merger (February 07, 2003)
  • E&Y to suggest swap ratio for Lanco outfits (February 05, 2003)
  • BILT creditors, shareholders to meet on Feb 26 (February 04, 2003)
  • Grasim's alternative proposal to L&T — How long will CDC's patience last? (February 03, 2003)
  • Hutchison, Escotel close to merger — Set to give Bharti a run for its money (February 03, 2003)
  • Cabinet to finalise terms for ONGC's acquisition of MRPL (February 02, 2003)
  • TVS may buy out collaborator in Sundaram-Clayton (January 31, 2003)
  • Floatglass, Asahi boards okay merger (January 31, 2003)
  • TVS may buy out collaborator in Sundaram-Clayton (January 31, 2003)
  • Floatglass, Asahi boards okay merger (January 31, 2003)
  • Floatglass, Asahi boards okay merger (January 31, 2003)
  • TVS may buy out collaborator in Sundaram-Clayton (January 31, 2003)
  • Cadila-German Remedies merger swap fixed at 7:4 (January 30, 2003)
  • L&T discusses CDC plan; Grasim proposal tabled (January 30, 2003)
  • Philips Glass, PIL merger confirmed (January 29, 2003)
  • Grasim offers `alternative proposal' to L&T (January 29, 2003)
  • Tips Ind to buy arm's shareholding (January 29, 2003)
  • SABMiller to buy Deccan Breweries for Rs 8.5 crore (January 28, 2003)
  • Shreya acquires Plethico business (January 28, 2003)
  • Hindalco to acquire Australia mine (January 25, 2003)
  • SITA plans to acquire one more company (January 25, 2003)
  • Tata Chem, HLL unit swap set at 2.5:1 (January 25, 2003)
  • Tata Chem set to buy Hind Lever Chemicals (January 23, 2003)
  • PIB approves ONGC plan for stake in MRPL (January 23, 2003)
  • Escorts to sell 27.21% in Goetze to Joint Invest (January 23, 2003)
  • Tata Chem - Hind Lever Chemicals: A merger made in heaven (January 23, 2003)
  • Merger with Hind Lever Chemicals — A win-win proposition for Tata Chem (January 23, 2003)
  • Asahi India to consider merger of Float Glass (January 22, 2003)
  • Granules MD offloads 12.66 pc equity holding (January 21, 2003)
  • Ind-Swift kicks off merger plan (January 21, 2003)
  • Padmalaya Tele promoters get controlling stake (January 19, 2003)
  • Matrix Labs set to get control of Fine Drugs (January 19, 2003)
  • Investment Trust board okays merger (January 19, 2003)
  • Tata Power to take 10% stake in PTC (January 18, 2003)
  • German Remedies to merge into Cadila (January 17, 2003)
  • Nicholas Piramal shareholders okay Global Bulk Drugs merger (January 15, 2003)
  • Stake in Chennai Petro — IOC plans stock swap with National Iranian (January 14, 2003)
  • Hitachi to buy Lalbhai stake at Rs 41.63 (January 12, 2003)
  • GAIL hopes to buy HPL equity by month-end (January 12, 2003)
  • Hudco demand for 26 pc stake — CIAL fears public sector takeover (January 11, 2003)
  • Granules India promoter sells 9 pc stake (January 10, 2003)
  • ONGC bids for Cairn assets in India (January 09, 2003)
  • Ind Swift board clears swap ratio (January 09, 2003)
  • A good year of M&A activity (January 08, 2003)
  • FIPB tags conditions for Dhillon Kool deal — Pepsi must use only FDI for buy (January 07, 2003)
  • IOC willing to buy out Govt stake in IBP (January 07, 2003)
  • DEA opposes Birla group's Chambal Agritech plan (January 06, 2003)
  • Grasim bid to convince FIs on L&T demerger (January 05, 2003)
  • Readers Digest sale stuck over royalty (January 04, 2003)
  • Aurobindo shareholders okay Ranit, Calac merger (January 03, 2003)
  • Citigroup may cut stake in Polaris to 40 pc (January 03, 2003)
  • Patton raises stake in Tinplate to over 5% (January 03, 2003)
  • DCA seeks total transparency in assets valuation (January 01, 2003)
    eWorld
  • Doing it differently (December 03, 2003)
  • Still in warm-up phase (September 03, 2003)
  • Looks great, only on paper? (May 07, 2003)
  • Are more heads better than one? (February 26, 2003)
  • Manage risk, go places (February 05, 2003)
    Home Page
  • Temasek buys 5.2% equity in ICICI Bank (December 25, 2003)
  • I-T Dept `voids' transfer of shares from Shaw Wallace Breweries to SABMiller (December 25, 2003)
  • Crisil acquires London-based gas advisory firm (December 18, 2003)
  • BPL Mobile to buy out AT&T in cellular venture (December 04, 2003)
  • Tata Motors not keen on Ssangyong stake (November 29, 2003)
  • Bharat Forge acquires German firm — To break into auto makers' captive vendor base (November 23, 2003)
  • Buying stake in HPCL — Ministry asks IOC to send written proposal (October 12, 2003)
  • LIC bags tainted ACC shares at Rs 170 (October 11, 2003)
  • M&M loses bid for Valtra unit (September 11, 2003)
  • ICICI Venture buys out Tatas in Tata Infomedia (September 02, 2003)
  • Dabur to divest entire stake in jt venture Dabon (August 28, 2003)
  • Acordis makes open offer for 20 pc of Century Enka (August 08, 2003)
  • Amul close to buying milk plant in Pune — Bets on M&A route to double collection target (August 04, 2003)
  • Suhel Seth picks up Birla stake (July 17, 2003)
  • Wockhardt buys CP Pharma for Rs 82 cr (July 09, 2003)
  • US co offers to buy into Exide — A move towards settlement on brand name use? (July 04, 2003)
  • Citigroup arm buys 12.5 pc stake in Lupin (July 03, 2003)
  • Greaves to divest 23.67 pc stake in Crompton (June 26, 2003)
  • Another battle for VST stake on the horizon (June 20, 2003)
  • Culmination of overall cement consolidation (June 18, 2003)
  • `Positive development for industry' (June 18, 2003)
  • Bajoria sells holding in Bombay Dyeing (June 13, 2003)
  • Bharti Cellular buys Telia stake in Bharti Mobile (June 08, 2003)
  • 3M India looking at expansion through acquisitions: MD (June 08, 2003)
  • Tatas hike stake in Tata Finance (June 05, 2003)
  • Promoters to buy Bhagyanagar stake in Surana (June 05, 2003)
  • Electrolux Kelvinator faces another litigation (June 04, 2003)
  • GAIL makes counter offer for Haldia Petro (June 02, 2003)
  • Tata Sons, GE group to part ways in India (May 26, 2003)
  • SABMiller strikes deal with Shaw Wallace — Acquires 50 pc stake, management control in brewin (May 22, 2003)
  • Newbridge Capital in talks for GTB stake (May 18, 2003)
  • GTL calls off plan for Redington acquisition (May 16, 2003)
  • Tata SSL merged with Tata Steel (April 23, 2003)
  • Netafim gets nod to buy out partners in joint venture (April 21, 2003)
  • Cap on floating of investment companies likely (April 16, 2003)
  • Bajoria, `others' declare 4.9% stake in Bombay Dyeing (April 10, 2003)
  • MTNL shelves plans to invest in Lanka Telecom (April 02, 2003)
  • MRPL shareholders approve ONGC takeover (March 30, 2003)
  • Bajaj Auto to buy finance arm shares (March 29, 2003)
  • HDFC to sell 10% AMC stake to Standard Life (March 16, 2003)
  • Living Media set to take over Reader's Digest in April (March 15, 2003)
  • Coke issues non-voting equity shares to Indian holders (March 06, 2003)
  • Birlas to get 9-month price protection (March 04, 2003)
  • Ministry pushes thru MRPL deal (March 04, 2003)
  • HPCL board okays ONGC's takeover of MRPL (February 28, 2003)
  • MTNL may pick 34 pc stake in RailTel (February 26, 2003)
  • GTL to acquire Redington group for $95 million (February 25, 2003)
  • Wisden Online joins `site' with CricInfo — Sify to own 33% stake in merged entity (February 25, 2003)
  • CCEA nod for ONGC to buy stake in MRPL (February 21, 2003)
  • Reliance stake in BSES rises to 58 pc (February 16, 2003)
  • Fidelity hikes holding in Dr Reddy's (February 15, 2003)
  • NIIT acquires CognitiveArts (February 13, 2003)
  • First India MF on the block — Sahara emerges possible buyer (February 12, 2003)
  • Tribunal clears road for Bayer to acquire Aventis (February 11, 2003)
  • TVS-E to merge with eTech at 1:1 swap (February 09, 2003)
  • PepsiCo seeks to change terms for franchisee buy (February 07, 2003)
  • Grasim's alternative proposal to L&T — How long will CDC's patience last? (February 03, 2003)
  • Mittals hiking stake in Bharti TeleVentures (January 28, 2003)
  • SABMiller to buy Deccan Breweries for Rs 8.5 crore (January 28, 2003)
  • Tata Chem, HLL unit swap set at 2.5:1 (January 25, 2003)
  • Escorts to sell 27.21% in Goetze to Joint Invest (January 23, 2003)
  • Tata Chem set to buy Hind Lever Chemicals (January 23, 2003)
  • Nedungadi merger: PNB to let depositors draw in full (January 20, 2003)
  • Grasim bid to convince FIs on L&T demerger (January 05, 2003)
    Info-Tech
  • HCL Tech sells stake in jt venture to Perot Systems (December 23, 2003)
  • SSI, Scandent to merge IT services to form new entity (December 21, 2003)
  • Software acquisitions — Discretion to dictate deals (December 21, 2003)
  • Infosys to buy Australian firm Expert for $22.9 m (December 19, 2003)
  • WebEx to buy Cyberbazaar (December 18, 2003)
  • i-flex board okays SuperSolutions buy (December 17, 2003)
  • BMC Soft to buy Magic Solutions (December 17, 2003)
  • Total picks up 40 pc in Syntax (December 16, 2003)
  • Infogain buys two BPO firms (December 11, 2003)
  • Bharti close to buying 2 cos in new circles (December 05, 2003)
  • Monster Worldwide buys out partner in Indian venture (December 03, 2003)
  • Cognizant Tech buys Dutch co (December 03, 2003)
  • HCL Tech board okays merger (November 29, 2003)
  • Yash Tech acquires US-based firm (November 26, 2003)
  • FLAG, Pivotal call off talks; path looks clear for Reliance (November 23, 2003)
  • Vote on Reliance offer on Dec 22 — FLAG board to open talks with Pivotal (November 21, 2003)
  • Dishnet open to TTSL buying stake (November 20, 2003)
  • Philippine co to buy Kolam Info for $4 m (November 20, 2003)
  • Godrej buys US call centre co (November 15, 2003)
  • EFI buys Printcafe (November 12, 2003)
  • Capita buys 60 pc stake in Mastek BPO arm (November 11, 2003)
  • GlobespanVirata, Conexant merge; to expand Indian unit (November 06, 2003)
  • Novell to buy Linux developer (November 06, 2003)
  • TechSpan merges with Headstrong (November 04, 2003)
  • TCS bids for IT arm of SAS Group (October 27, 2003)
  • IBS acquires Honeywell unit (October 24, 2003)
  • Keane gets into BPO with Worldzen stake (October 23, 2003)
  • Click2Learn merges with Docent (October 23, 2003)
  • NetScreen to acquire Neoteris for $265 m (October 10, 2003)
  • Talisma to merge with Pivotal (October 10, 2003)
  • SSI buys out Nasdaq stake in IndigoMarkets (October 04, 2003)
  • Onward Tech to buy Kale's banking products business (October 02, 2003)
  • Max to divest stake in arm to HealthScribe (September 27, 2003)
  • Srini Raju, partners get controlling stake in Sify (September 12, 2003)
  • Srini Raju, partners get controlling stake in Sify (September 12, 2003)
  • Hexaware sells Mentorix stake (September 11, 2003)
  • TBN scripts strategic buy of Leda Systems by QualCore Logic (September 10, 2003)
  • FIPB clears way for MosChip, Verasity merger (September 06, 2003)
  • Teledata to buy out partners in 2 US marketing ventures (August 21, 2003)
  • Pyxis Tech merger plan (August 21, 2003)
  • TVS-E to buy out partner in Fugen (August 15, 2003)
  • Panex may join KPIT (August 15, 2003)
  • Hindujas buy Philippine call centre unit (August 02, 2003)
  • ICICI OneSource buys FirstRing (August 01, 2003)
  • Ness completes Apar merger (August 01, 2003)
  • iGate buys out GMR in Quintant for Rs 87 cr — Phaneesh Murthy appointed CEO (July 31, 2003)
  • Knowledge Systems buys Questech (July 30, 2003)
  • TCS close to US buy; shortlists 3 (July 16, 2003)
  • Cyber Tech board okays US arm buy (July 09, 2003)
  • Hughes Soft buys Tenet for Rs 18 cr (July 09, 2003)
  • Datamatics plans US buy for $10 m (July 07, 2003)
  • `PeopleSoft-JD Edwards merger will impact market' (July 05, 2003)
  • Perot Systems to pay $10 m for Vision Healthsource (July 04, 2003)
  • Perot Systems acquires Chennai BPO company (July 03, 2003)
  • GE Medical merges Europe, Asia units (June 21, 2003)
  • Background to Digital deal (June 15, 2003)
  • Merger of HP-ISO and Digital GlobalSoft: Piecing together the puzzle (June 15, 2003)
  • Soffia board nod to buy SolutionNet (June 14, 2003)
  • Infinite looking at buys in BPO space — Targets $70-m revenue in 2003-04 (June 14, 2003)
  • `M&A order of the day in IT sector' (June 13, 2003)
  • HMA Data to buy out STARware (June 12, 2003)
  • Valuation favours HP, say analysts (June 08, 2003)
  • HP to merge Indian arm with Digital — Two-phased issue of capital, special dividend proposed (June 08, 2003)
  • Digital board meet to discuss merger with H-P? (June 06, 2003)
  • Investment group to buy BaaN from Invensys (June 04, 2003)
  • GE completes buy of TCS unit (June 03, 2003)
  • vMoksha in pact with chinadotcom (May 22, 2003)
  • APAR Infotech merges with Ness Tech (May 14, 2003)
  • Diebold buys out HMA in jt venture (May 08, 2003)
  • Siemens to buy out IT arm (May 07, 2003)
  • TCS acquires Swissair stake in BPO jt venture (May 07, 2003)
  • Looks great, only on paper? (May 07, 2003)
  • Patni Comp buys US solutions co — IPO before September unlikely (May 07, 2003)
  • Soffia to merge with TranSys (May 06, 2003)
  • Wipro to buy US consulting firm for $18.7 m (April 25, 2003)
  • MosChip EGM for nod on Verasity buy-out (April 12, 2003)
  • MosChip EGM for nod on Verasity buy-out (April 12, 2003)
  • Bharti Mobitel, Cellular merger completed (April 11, 2003)
  • TVS-E, group BPO company to merge (April 10, 2003)
  • Satyam to buy out Northrop in venture (March 18, 2003)
  • Vasudha acquires Datamatics Con (March 16, 2003)
  • Aftek Infosys buys stake in German co (March 14, 2003)
  • Apar Tech set to partner Cobalt Group (March 13, 2003)
  • Moschip board to consider merger (March 13, 2003)
  • Traverse stake to give Maars marketing muscle (March 12, 2003)
  • No counter-bid to SSI offer for Aptech stake (March 11, 2003)
  • Covansys India eyes acquisition (March 11, 2003)
  • Essar to have 33 pc stake in Hutchison cellular ops (March 05, 2003)
  • Sowbhaghya to merge with Nexgen (March 04, 2003)
  • CDAC revamped; to focus on R&D (February 18, 2003)
  • NIIT acquires CognitiveArts (February 13, 2003)
  • SSI to buy out 27% in Aptech — Rs 24.5-crore all-cash deal for promoters' equity (February 11, 2003)
  • Price equals cash equivalents per share! (February 11, 2003)
  • No comments: NIIT (February 11, 2003)
  • TVS-E to merge with eTech at 1:1 swap (February 09, 2003)
  • Will the new Minister fall in line? — Glitches in BSNL, MTNL merger cleared (January 30, 2003)
  • GTL board meet to discuss buys (January 21, 2003)
  • Logica, CMG merge (January 21, 2003)
  • KPIT Info board meet on merger (January 18, 2003)
  • HCL Tech acquires 19 pc stake in US company (January 18, 2003)
  • UBS Warburg ups stake in Polaris (January 15, 2003)
  • Soffia board announces swap ratio (January 15, 2003)
  • Singapore co to pick up stake in Kshema (January 09, 2003)
  • Spectramind, now 100% Wipro arm (January 04, 2003)
  • Shares transferred to Orbitech Holdings (January 03, 2003)
    Logistics
  • Union Transport buys out IndAir (May 09, 2003)
  • Lemuir Group, Danzas float new logistics venture (January 29, 2003)
  • SCI allowed to exit Greenfield venture (January 22, 2003)
    Money & Banking
  • UTI Bank to pick up stake in two Shriram group cos (December 30, 2003)
  • IndusInd-ALF merger at 9:4 swap cleared (December 27, 2003)
  • HSBC may have to `pay more' for 14.7 pc in UTI Bank (December 17, 2003)
  • `PSU bank mergers yes, but not now' (December 15, 2003)
  • Govt mulls merging IDBI with bank (December 13, 2003)
  • Ashok Leyland Fin forms panel on IndusInd merger (December 12, 2003)
  • `Bank takeover laws not clear' (December 12, 2003)
  • HSBC open to hiking stake in UTI Bank (December 10, 2003)
  • Singapore bank `in talks' for GTB stake (December 09, 2003)
  • ICRA sees HSBC playing more active role (December 06, 2003)
  • HSBC open offer for UTI Bank stake on Jan 31 (December 05, 2003)
  • UTI Bank staff taken by surprise (December 04, 2003)
  • Focus shifts to UTI move on bank (December 04, 2003)
  • No change in pricing for UTI Bank share — HSBC open offer from today (December 04, 2003)
  • IndusInd-ALF merger: Ambit gets mandate (December 03, 2003)
  • HSBC picks up 20 pc stake in UTI Bank (December 03, 2003)
  • ALF seems right fit for IndusInd (November 28, 2003)
  • IndusInd may take over Ashok Leyland Finance — Board meeting on Dec 2 (November 26, 2003)
  • Promoters to hike stake in Bank of Rajasthan to 49% (November 11, 2003)
  • 3 pvt equity funds to pick up stake in YES Bank (September 16, 2003)
  • IDBI acquires Tata Homefin (September 09, 2003)
  • Allahabad Bank gets RBI nod for finance arm merger (August 29, 2003)
  • Key RBI notifications thru Parliament route? (August 17, 2003)
  • 1:11 swap mooted for SBI Gilts, DFHI merger (August 02, 2003)
  • Vijaya Bank to merge housing fin arm (July 19, 2003)
  • Bank of Baroda open to acquisitions, alliances to beef up presence (June 27, 2003)
  • ING on the prowl again for acquisitions (June 07, 2003)
  • ABN-Amro says six banks shortlisted (June 07, 2003)
  • Dutch entity FMO may pick up stake in 2 Shriram group cos (June 07, 2003)
  • Tata cos to merge auto finance biz (June 06, 2003)
  • IDBI to buy Tata Homefin for Rs 50 cr (May 31, 2003)
  • ICICI Bank buys auto finance co (May 30, 2003)
  • ALF may become Ashok Leyland arm (May 20, 2003)
  • Allbank Fin to be merged with parent (May 18, 2003)
  • Newbridge Capital in talks for GTB stake (May 18, 2003)
  • TCI Finance board meet on May 2 (April 27, 2003)
  • Sabre will retain Centurion name & staff (April 25, 2003)
  • Talwar's Sabre to take over Centurion (April 24, 2003)
  • IDBI, Bank merger ruled out (April 21, 2003)
  • Govt in no hurry to push for M&As in banks (March 03, 2003)
  • IDBI-Bank merger nearer (February 15, 2003)
  • State Bank hikes stake in DFHI (February 06, 2003)
  • No PSU bank mergers for now (February 03, 2003)
  • Cabinet clears Nedungadi Bank merger with PNB (January 22, 2003)
  • Nedungadi merger: PNB to let depositors draw in full (January 20, 2003)
  • ICICI Bank to acquire finance co for Rs 74 cr (January 05, 2003)
    Opinion
  • As India Inc forays abroad... : A new mantra to remember (December 08, 2003)
  • L&T-Grasim — Valuation issue sidelined (February 21, 2003)
  • Winning with mergers and acquisitions (February 19, 2003)
  • Winning with mergers and acquisitions (February 19, 2003)
  • A good year of M&A activity (January 08, 2003)


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