UPI-JBMCA-2018-5 (Abstract)

Review Article 

Mergers and Acquisitions: Boom in the Indian Pharma Industry

Kambham  Venkateswarlu

Department of Pharmacoinformatics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Hajipur, Vaishali-844102, Bihar, India.


This study deals with the Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) sector of India and boom in Indian pharma industry. M&A has become a means for firms to acquire, merge, absorb and exploit the knowledge of the target firm. This phenomenon is considered to be the most important strategy for gaining competitive advantage for firms. There are many factors will affect the M&A sector and it is important to consider the recent changes in political and social environment around the globe. This sector mainly depends on the Government policies and political factors, therefore, this sector is highly elastic in its behavior. This study attempts to find out the M&As in Indian pharma sector, regulations, recent trends and its impact on Indian pharma sector compared to the Europe.

Key words: Acquisitions, Mergers, Indian pharma sector, Regulations, India.            

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