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Acquisitions, Mergers & Stakes

Jubilant Foodworks Acquire Food Tech Enterprise Hashtag Loyalty For Rs 24.75 Crore

Oct 27, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The company said in a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange that it expects to close the transaction sixty days after the execution of the share subscription agreement and the share purchase agreement.

Byju's To Acquire Blackstone-Backed Aakash Educational Services For Rs. 7,300 Cr

Jan 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The deal, one of the largest edtech acquisitions in the world, is expected to materialise in the next two or three months

Cabinet Approves Merger Of Dena And Vijaya Bank With Bank of Baroda

The merger marks the first-ever three-way amalgamation in the country's banking sector.

India Inc Announced Deals Worth Over $ 100 Billion In 2018

Dec 20, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Dealmakers and advisors feel investors are shifting their focus to Asia-Pacific, especially India, owing to geopolitical instability driven by events such as Brexit and protectionist trade wars.

15 June, 2018

After A Year And Half Delay, AT&T Closes $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

Outlook Web Bureau

The case had been closely watched as setting a benchmark for other big corporate mergers, especially in the media and communications sector.

19 March, 2018

UltraTech To Buy Binani Cement, Seeks End To Insolvency Proceedings

Outlook Web Bureau

UltraTech said in a statement that Binani Industries Ltd (BIL) - the promoter firm of BCL - had approached it for arranging funds to pay-off the lenders.

12 January, 2018

NCLT Approves Idea-Vodafone Merger

Outlook Web Bureau

Vodafone To Hold 47.5 % Stake In The Merged Entity

12 October, 2017

Bharti Airtel To Acquire Tata's Mobile Business But Not Its Debt

Outlook Web Bureau

Bharti's net gain would be spectrum in 17 circles of TTSL and two circles of TTML plus 40 million subscribers. They will still be lower than that Idea-Vodafone combined entity.

21 September, 2017

Google To Acquire Taiwan's Smartphone Maker HTC For $1.1 Billion

Outlook Web Bureau

Google will take on half of HTC's research staff - about 2,000 people - many of whom have already been working on the Silicon Valley firm's Pixel handset.


21 August, 2017

Revolts, Split, Merger: Chronology Of Events In AIADMK Since Jaya's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Here's a list of events that took place the demise of the former AIADMK Chief Minister Lt J. Jayalalitha

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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