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Coca-Cola takes ahead Glaceau takeover plans: Report

Global soft drink giant Coca-Cola has made a pre-merger filing with the US anti-trust regulators regarding a possible acquisition of energy drink maker Glaceau, in which India's Tata Group holds a 30 per cent sake, media reports said here.

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New class of PE firms comes of age

Here’s a simple thumb rule for companies looking to pick the right private equity (PE) investor: Count the number of companies in its portfolio that have gone public.
Since February 2005, 22 Indian PE-backed companies have raised $1.58 billion through … […]

Private equity and venture capital boom : FE

The Indian private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) market has been getting more active by the day. During the last year or so, almost all the major global VC and PE firms have either established an on-ground presence in India or raised significant India-dedicated funds. In 2006, PE/VC investment levels increased by more than 300% to almost $7.5 billion from $2.2 billion in 2005. This quantum leap was not the result of a low base—as 2005 was a record year in itself. […]