Loading...

Research Proposal, Mergers and Acquisitions in the telecomunication industry India

Research Paper (postgraduate) 2011 11 Pages

Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance

Excerpt

Contents

Chapter One
Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Aims and Objectives
1.3 Rationale of Study

Chapter Two
Literature Review
2.1 Preliminary Literature Findings
2.2 Bharti- Zain Merger
2.3 Vodafone - Hutch Merger
2.4 Telenor -Unitech Merger

Chapter Three
Methodology
Conclusion
References

Chapter One
Introduction

1.1 Background

Indian telecommunication industry has seen many swings in the recent past. It has remained stagnant under the government monopoly for many decades. Indian telecommunication industry has become a classical example of combination of government policies, innovation and new technology. There have been many events of mergers and acquisitions in Indian telecommunication industry in the last decade. Foreign investors and major players of telecom sector see India as one of the fastest growing telecom industry of the world. Over the last decade, many reforms have been introduced by the government, which have changed the scenario of telecom industry of India.

In telecom sector, mergers and acquisition has been increasing to a great extent. Mergers and acquisitions in telecommunication industry can be driven by the development of new technology. The deregulation of telecom industry tempts the firms to offer bundle of new products and services to customers. Ongoing convergence of cable and telecom industries also tempts telecom firms to innovate products and services (Sanjoy Banka, 2006). In this way, the acquisition of products and services has become a profitable progress for telecom firms.

In the world, telecommunication industry is the most developing and profitable industries of the world. Telecom sector has been considered as the most indispensible industries of the world in service sector. Different forms of communication media such as mobile phones, land line phones and internet broadband services are dealt in the telecommunication industry (Sanjoy Banka, 2006). In the recent past, swing of mergers and acquisition has been observed in the telecom sector of the world.

Because of its immense importance, the proposed research is going to explore mergers and acquisitions in the telecom sector of India.

1.2 Aims and Objectives

The aim of the proposed research is:

To explore the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the performance of telecom firms in India

The objectives of the proposed research are as follows:

- To analyze the factors that lead to mergers and acquisitions in the telecom industry of India
- To study the nature of mergers and acquisitions in the telecom industry of India
- To determine the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the performance of telecom companies
- To analyze the difficulties faced by the telecom companies while pursuing mergers and acquisitions

1.3 Rationale of Study

Telecom industry is considered as the one of the biggest growing industry of India. Many domestic and international players have been operating in telecom industry of India. In the recent past, mergers and acquisition activity has been increasingly observed in the telecom industry of India. Some of the activities proved successful while others fail. There is wide range of stakeholders associated with the telecom industry who are affected as a result of mergers and acquisition. Such activities between the major players of the industry can impact the face of the whole industry. Thus, it is very important to study the mergers and acquisition in this sector. The proposed study will be exploring the factors motivating mergers and acquisition and also the impact of such activity on the partnered firms.

[...]

Details

Pages
11
Year
2011
ISBN (eBook)
9783656404477
ISBN (Book)
9783656407454
File size
577 KB
Language
English
Catalog Number
v212293
Institution / College
The University of Liverpool
Grade
A
Tags
research proposal mergers acquisitions india

Author

Previous

Title: Research Proposal, Mergers and Acquisitions in the telecomunication industry India