Important Merger and Acquisitions of Companies in 2016

What is 'Mergers And Acquisitions '?




»  Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a general term that refers to the consolidation of companies or assets. While there are several types of transactions classified under the notion of M&A, a merger means a combination of two companies to form a new company, while an acquisition is the purchase of one company by another in which no new company is formed.
»  Following are the list of Mergers and Acquisition happened in 2016
1.       Quikr buys home rental startup Grabhouse in all-stock deal
2.      Novartis acquires Selexys Pharmaceuticals in deal worth up to $ 665 million
3.      Reliance Capital acquires 5% voting rights in Azalia Media
4.      Bharat Forge to acquire Walker Forge Tennessee Llc for $14 mn
5.      Career Point acquired remaining 40% stake in Gyan Eduventure
6.      Career Point acquired remaining 40% stake in Gyan Eduventure
7.      Airtel and Axiata announce completion of merger in Bangladesh
8.     AT&T Inc agrees to buy Time Warner Inc for 85.4 billion US dollars
9.      Russia's Rosneft Oil Company acquires India’s Essar Oil for 13 billion US dollars
10.  Reliance Communications and Aircel to be merged to create 4th largest telco
11.   Sony Pictures to acquire sports channels of Zee for 385 million US dollar
12.  Unilever Plc acquires Swedish firm Blueair
13.  Flipkart acquires online fashion portal Jabong
14.  Softbank to acquire ARM Holdings for $32 billion
15.   Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation acquires Yatra Online for $218 mn
16.  IDFC Bank acquires micro lender Grama Vidiyal
17.   Google acquires Paris-based startup Moodstocks
18.  Aditya Birla Fashion acquires global clothing brand Forever 21
19.  1mg Technologies acquires diagnostic labs aggregator Medd
20. Tech Mahindra Ltd acquires UK-based BIO Agency Ltd
21.  Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion
22. Tata Power acquires Welspun Energy's renewable assets for Rs 10,000 crore
23. JK Tyres acquired Cavendish Industries for 2200 crore rupees
24. Future Group acquired online furniture store FabFurnish for 20 crore rupees
25.  Flipkart acquired UPI-based payments start-up PhonePe
26. Lupin completed acquisition of GAVIS Pharma
27.  UltraTech acquired cement units of Jaiprakash Associates for 16500 crore rupees
28. Wipro acquired US-based HealthPlan Services for 3150 crore rupees
29. Cognizant acquired US-based KBACE Technologies
30. Mindtree acquired a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner Magnet 360
31.  Quikr acquired online real estate portal Commonfloor.com
32. Nokia completed acquisition of Alca-Lucent for 15.6 billion euro

» Apart from the above Merger and Acquisitions, below is the list of Merger & Acquisitions deals worldwide by value

Top 10 M&A [Merger & Acquisitions] deals worldwide by value from 2011 to 2016

Rank
Year
Purchaser
Purchased
Transaction value
(in billions USD)
Inflation adjusted
(in billions 2016 USD)
1
2013
Verizon Communications
Verizon Wireless
130
132
2
2015
Dow Chemical
DuPont
130
130
3
2015
Anheuser-Busch InBev
SAB Miller
117.4
117
4
2015
Heinz
Kraft
100
100
5
2016
AT&T Inc
Time Warner
85.4
85
6
2015
Charter Communications
Time Warner Cable
78.7
79
7
2015
Actavis
Allergan, Inc
70.5
71
8
2015
Royal Dutch Shell
BG Group
70
70
9
2015
Dell
EMC Corporation
67
67
10
2016
Bayer
Monsanto
66
66

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