The deal meets strict acquisition criteria and is expectedly finding support from investors. It will give the company access to a ready India is expected to grow to million users by , currently adding million users a month. Now, it only needs to be seen whether the acquisition can be completed. According to Ruias, promoters of the Essar Group, their compliance is necessary as they hold the crucial right of first refusal.

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Such actions are commonly voluntary and involve stock swap or cash payment to the target. An acquisition may be friendly or hostile Slide 4: Horizontal merger - Two companies that are in direct competition and share the same product lines and markets.

Vertical merger - A customer and company or a supplier and company. Think of a cone supplier merging with an ice cream maker. Market-extension merger - Market- extension merger - Two companies that sell the same products in different markets. Cross selling: A manufacturer can acquire and sell complementary products. Economies of Scale: For example, managerial economies such as the increased opportunity of managerial specialization. Geographical or other diversification: This is designed to smooth the earnings results of a company, which over the long term smoothens the stock price of a company, giving conservative investors more confidence in investing in the company.

Department of Telecom The Department of Telecommunication has given its nod All licensing conditions to be met by Vodafone. Foreign Investment Promotion Board Application for an approval from the FIPB still not been approved due to issues relating to the total direct and indirect foreign holding in Hutchison Essar.

Buyer will be responsible for paying the tax after purchasing any capital asset - a share or debenture of a company in India. The buyer will have to deduct TDS and failure to do so would leave him liable to pay the tax. The tax will have to be paid with a retrospective effect from June UK-based Vodafone has an impressive footprint spanning 27 countries but has a limited exposure to Asia, which has some of the fastest growing telecom markets.

Fitch said the merger of RComm and Hutch would radically alter the competitive scenario. A successful bid by Indian partner Essar would have a largely neutral impact on market structure and competition, the agency said. According to the agency, Indian telecom industry has witnessed a flurry of merger and acquisition activities in the past months, but none of the deals so far remotely compares with this proposed sale either in terms of acquisition value, strategic significance or implications for the industry.

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Vodafone completes Hutch acquisition

The Indian telecommunications industry is one of the fastest growing in the world. The industry has witnessed consistent growth during the last year on the back of rollout of newer circles by operators, successful auction of third -generation 3G and broadband wireless access BWA spectrum, network rollout in semi -rural areas and increased focus on the value added services VAS market. With this the overall tele -density telephones per peop le has touched The wireless subscriber base has increased to The GSM subscriber base stood at


Vodafone’s landmark acquisition of Hutch

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Vodafone Merger

This marked the penetration of Vodafone into the Indian telecom market and provided the opportunity to Vodafone to tap the huge potential of expansion in India. To this end, Vodafone set up plans to launch services like mobile entertainment, mobile banking and low cost handsets. Vodafone acquired Hutchison Essar, the fourth largest telecom operator in India in Vodafone, the UK based mobile giant on the other hand is the highest revenue earning mobile service operator in the world. Out of the total bid of

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