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India bucked slowdown to emerge as global M&A hotspot in 2022: Report

In the country's fourth straight year of a steady increase in strategic M&A, deal volumes hit record levels and deal value rose by 139% in 2022

Merger and acquisition

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
India is bucking the global trend with strategic M&A deal volume and value reaching all-time highs in 2022. Record levels of cash and availability of assets helped deliver a boom with deal volume up 36 per cent and deal value up 139 per cent in 2022. Bain & Company’s annual Global Mergers & Acquisitions Report, highlights the factors that have converged to create a robust environment for M&A in India.

Strong corporate balance sheets and ample private equity (PE) dry powder to deploy have contributed to the robust environment for M&As. Foreign direct investment has also held steady as India

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First Published: Jan 31 2023 | 2:45 PM IST

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