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SKP Investment Chronicle

We are pleased to present SKP Investment Chronicle – our quarterly update that focuses on the deal-making landscape in India, comprising Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and equity investments and exits. In this report, we look at India’s transactions arena in the third quarter of 2018. The first three quarters for the year 2018 witnessed transactions valued over USD 90 billion representing 1600 deals compared to USD 62 billion for the same period in the year 2018. This was primarily dominated by Mergers and Acquisitions contributing to almost 60-70% of the total deal value with over 650 deals. This sharp increase in transactions has been primarily on account of the big-ticket investments, wherein the top 10 investments contributed to almost USD 50 billion of the total deal size.

Global Expansion Update

We are pleased to present the October issue of SKP Global Updates, our newsletter that covers employment, payroll, Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Value Added Tax (VAT) and corporate tax-related developments globally. The key highlights of this issue include Updated Transfer Pricing Regulations in Nigeria, Increase in Minimum Wage Rate in Canada, New Car Expense Rate in Australia and Postponement of contributions under SAYE option scheme in the United Kingdom. On 27 August 2018, the Kenyan Department of Immigration issued a new directive stating that it will increase its control over the requirement for foreign nationals, seeking to work....