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Kuwait Zain Exploring Buy in India Telecom Sector

Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co., or Zain Group, said it is looking for an acquisition in India to enter the fastest growing telecommunications market in the world. “Whilst in 2008 Zain engaged in discussions with leading investment banks on (acquisition) opportunities in India, we were unable to conclude any transaction,” it said in an emailed statement to Dow Jones Newswires late Tuesday. “Zain will continue its evaluation of opportunities.” The company is still considering investments in Datacom Solutions Pvt. Ltd. or Loop Telecom Pvt. Ltd., two companies it had looked at last year as well, Zain said. […]

Novartis may buy 39% in Indian arm at Rs 351/sh

The parent company of Novartis is set to buy 39% additional stake in its Indian unit, which will take its stake to 89–90%. It is offering Rs 351 per share. However, there is no indication from the company with regard to delisting. CNBC-TV18's Archi Damania reports. With regards to delisting there is no intimation from the company on whether the company will be de-listed or not. We spoke to a few people who said that, possibly, the company falls into a 10% free-float requirement. However, at the moment the comment from the company is that it has not given any intimation as to whether it will be listing or delisting it. […]