Big Deals

INDIAN BUYER: MITTAL STEEL World's largest steelmaker is Europe based but Indian owned
Company acquired: ARCELOR (LUXEMBOURG) Europe's top steel producer
PRICE: $33.5 billion
DATE: June 2006

INDIAN BUYER: VIDEOCON Consumer-electronics and home-appliance manufacturer
COMPANY ACQUIRED: THOMSON (FRANCE) Manufacturer of TVs, color-TV picture tubes
PRICE: $291 million
DATE: June 2005

INDIAN BUYER: SUZLON ENERGY Alternative-energy company, wind-turbine maker
COMPANY ACQUIRED: HANSEN TRANSMISSION (BELGIUM) Manufacturer of gearboxes for wind turbines
PRICE: $565 million
DATE: March 2006


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