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Mergers and Acquisitions

India under Globalisation, 1st Edition

By P. L. Beena

Routledge India

292 pages

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This book provides a holistic account of developments and patterns of mergers and acquisitions that have taken place in the Indian corporate sector, especially in the post-liberalisation era. It combines astute analyses with up-to-date data to present an all-inclusive picture of globalisation and its impact on business in contemporary India.

This will serve as an important resource to researchers, scholars and students of economics, management, business administration, business studies, commerce and corporate law, as well as policy-makers, legal practitioners, industrial houses, and industrial bodies.


‘[A] comprehensive analysis of the motives, trends, and implications of mergers and acquisitions. Researchers, students and policy makers will find valuable material in the book. It fills a big void in the relevant literature.’K. L. Krishna, Chairperson, Madras Institute of Development Studies and Former Director, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

‘A well-researched book, which deserves to be read by every serious student of the Indian economy.’Prabhat Patnaik, Professor Emeritus, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

‘Corporate mergers and acquisitions have come to occupy a prominent place in India since the 1990s. Dr Beena undertakes an insightful statistical analysis of their trends, characteristics, and motives over two decades, as well as their impact on corporate performance and market concentration.’Aditya Bhattacharjea, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction 2. Corporate Structure and Industrial Policies 3. Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions in India 4. Nature and Structure of Mergers and Acquisitions 5. Competition, Mergers and Acquisitions and Performance 6. FDI Outflows and Overseas Acquisitions: Evidence from India 7. Conclusion.

About the Author

P. L. Beena is Assistant Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Mergers & Acquisitions
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies