Hindustan Unilever joins forces with Brookfield for 45 MW solar energy park

04 Dec 2023

Hindustan Unilever Ltd. announced that it is planning to set up a 45 MW solar energy park in Rajasthan in partnership with a global leader in alternative asset management, Brookfield.

Alaska Air Group Inc. acquires Hawaiian Holdings Inc. in a $1.9 billion deal

04 Dec 2023

Alaska Air Group Inc. has announced its acquisition of Hawaiian Holdings Inc. for a substantial $1.9 billion, encompassing existing debt.

UltraTech Cement set to acquire Kesoram's cement business in a Rs 5,379-crore deal

01 Dec 2023

UltraTech Cement Ltd. announced on Thursday, 30 November 2023, its plans to acquire the cement business of Kesoram Industries Ltd. in a significant all-stock transaction valued at Rs 5,379 crore.

Major U.S. health insurers Humana and Cigna set to enter merger discussions

30 Nov 2023

Cigna, a major health insurer in the U.S. healthcare sector, is reportedly engaged in discussions for a merger with its peer, Humana.

Broadcom set to finalize $69 billion VMWare acquisition

22 Nov 2023

In a significant development in the technology industry, Broadcom announced on Wednesday, 22 November 2023, that it has successfully concluded its $69 billion acquisition of cloud computing firm VMWare, marking one of the largest takeover deals in the sector.

RBI clears Hinduja Group acquisition of Reliance Capital

19 Nov 2023

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday approved a Rs9,650 crore debt resolution plan submitted by IndusInd International Holdings Ltd (IIHL), allowing the Hinduja Group firm to take over the assets of Reliance Capital.

Tata Technologies sets IPO band at Rs475-500 a share

16 Nov 2023

Tata Technologies, which is coming out with an initial public offer (IPO), has announced a price band of Rs475-500 per share for the offer-for-sale (OFS).

Alphabet’s Google explores significant investment in chatbot startup Character.AI

11 Nov 2023

Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., is reportedly in advanced discussions to inject hundreds of millions of dollars into Character.AI, a burgeoning AI chatbot startup.

Dabur Chairman Mohit Burman assures continuity in board structure following Religare acquisition

10 Nov 2023

In the wake of the Burman family office's acquisition of a majority stake in Religare Enterprises (REL), Dabur India Chairman Mohit Burman clarified in a video call on Thursday, 9 November 2023, that there are no plans to alter the existing board of the financial services company.

Kinder Morgan is set to acquire Texas pipelines from NextEra Energy Partners in a $1.82 billion deal

07 Nov 2023

Kinder Morgan, a U.S. gas pipeline operator, stated that it would acquire NextEra Energy Partners gas pipelines in South Texas. This statement was announced on Monday, 6 November 2023. The deal is said to be worth $1.82 billion.

Canada's Davie acquires Russian-owned Helsinki Shipyard

03 Nov 2023

Davie said it used a combination of own funds and a €77 million ($110 million) financing from the Québec government for completing the transaction

Zurich Insurance set to invest $500 million for majority stake in Kotak General Insurance

02 Nov 2023

Zurich Insurance Company, a major Swiss-based insurer, is set to invest approximately Rs 4,051 crore, or U.S. $500 million, to acquire a controlling stake of 51 percent in Kotak General Insurance.

Disney to acquire Comcast's remaining 33% stake in Hulu for a minimum of $8.6 billion

02 Nov 2023

In an important move to solidify its position in the global streaming service arena, The Walt Disney Company officially initiated the acquisition process of Comcast's one-third stake in Hulu.

Blackstone to enter into Indian healthcare sector with acquisition of Care Hospitals

31 Oct 2023

A statement published on Monday, 30 October, 2023, by Blackstone indicated that they will buy a majority stake in India’s Care Hospital from a fund belonging to asset management firm TPG.

Reliance closes in on the acquisition of Disney's India business

25 Oct 2023

One of India’s largest conglomerates, Reliance Industries Ltd., is planning to buy Disney Co.’s Indian operations.

Blackstone in talks to acquire stake in Disney's Indian division amid free ICC World Cup streaming

11 Oct 2023

Blackstone, a private equity firm, has started initial talks with the Walt Disney Company to acquire a stake in the Indian division of the firm.

Deloitte to acquire rival PwC's network firms in Sri Lanka and Maldives

10 Oct 2023

Deloitte, a world-renowned accounting firm, is planning to acquire some of the network firms from its competitor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), in the Maldives and Sri Lanka regions.

Exxon nears a $60 billion deal to acquire Pioneer

06 Oct 2023

Exxon Mobil is in advanced talks to buy Pioneer Natural Resources for around $60 billion.Exxon is about to make its largest deal since the acquisition of Mobil in 1998

Reliance group secures BCCI media rights, emerges as cricket broadcasting powerhouse

01 Sep 2023

Over the next five years, Indian cricket will find a new broadcasting home on the Viacom 18 network. In an e-auction held on Thursday, 31 August 2023, the media conglomerate, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, successfully secured both the linear and digital rights from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India)

Chevron to acquire PDC Energy in $6.3 billion all-stock deal

13 Jul 2023

Reliance Retail to buy out minority shareholders

11 Jul 2023

Reliance Retail will pay Rs1,362 per share to a host of global investors, including KKR, Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, General Atlantic, GIC and TPG, who together hold a 10.09 per cent stake in the company

Thomson Reuters to acquire legal AI firm Casetext for $650 mln

10 Jul 2023

The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank

03 Jul 2023

HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp

HDFC, HDFC Bank to merge in $40 bn deal

01 Jul 2023

The merger, to be effective from 1 July, will create the world’s fifth largest bank with a market valuation of $175 billion, which will be 100 per cent owned by public shareholders

Singapore’s Temasek buys majority stake in Manipal Hospitals

06 Apr 2023

Temasek acquired an additional 41 per cent stake in Manipal Health through Sheares Healthcare India for Rs16,375 cr, taking its stake in India’s second-largest hospital chain to 59 per cent

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