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Takeovers And Implementation Of Foreign Collaborations-Foreign Capital And Collaboration

   Posted On :  06.05.2018 10:25 pm

Indian entrepreneur seems to have lost it bargaining power and well known Indian brands have been taken over by TNCs.

Takeovers And Implementation Of Foreign Collaborations
 
 
Indian entrepreneur seems to have lost it bargaining power and well known Indian brands have been taken over by TNCs. It needs to be emphasized that takeovers do not add to new production capacities. On the contrary, there are likely to add to higher outflow of foreign exchange. In foreign collaborations, transfer of superior technology has not been the main consideration.
 

Some Recent Takeovers

 
 
            ICI (UK) attempted to take over Asian paints.
 
            Hindustan lever took over Tomco.

            Premier automobiles transferred two of its plants to Peugeot.
 
            Transfer of Lakme’s brand to a 50:50 joint venture with the Levers.
 
            TVS Suzuki takes up Hero Honda.
 
            Whirlpool took over TVS Whirlpool.
 
            Suzuki’s attempt to gain majority control in Maruti Udyog.
 
            Bridgestone increasing its stake from 51% to 74 % in joint venture with ACC.
 
            Bausch & Lomb increasing its share in Indian venture to 69%.
 
            Henkel increasing its share to 70%.
 
            Blue star edged out of Motorola Blue Star and Hewlett Packard India.
 
            Shriram’s share got reduced in Shriram Honda Power.
 
            Once the Indian partners transferred the units, they neither had the money nor the marketing network with them.

 

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