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Major deals & deeds that shaped 2009
 

Major deals & deeds that shaped 2009

snehanathwani ,  28-Dec-09

Listed below are some of the major happenings of 2009. Click on each heading to view the full story.

BHARTI-MTN: THE CROSSED CONNECTION
It was the second time in a year that Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel had to abandon talks for amalgamation of the two organisations in a complex deal.
 


MAHINDRA TECHS OVER SATYAM
In April, Tech Mahindra emerged the highest bidder for Satyam, through its subsidiary Venturbay Consultants.
 


MASTER BLASTER: AT IT ONCE AGAIN
Master batsman Sachin Tendulkar completed 20 years in cricket

 

CRUDE SHOCKS BUT GOLD ROCKS
After a record rise in 2008 (to a peak of $147.50 per barrel in July), crude oil prices went into a free fall in 2009.

 

TWIN SHOCK FROM DUBAI
There were shock waves around the world when the Dubai government announced it was planning to ask creditors to freeze repayment of debt worth billions of dollars

 

RELIANCE EXPANDS LYONDELLBASELL
Reliance made a cash offer for acquisition of bankrupt chemical company LyondellBasell reportedly worth $10 billion to $12 billion in November.

 

BUDDING OPTIMISM
The phrase green shoots of recovery gained currency ever since Fed chairman Ben S Bernanke first uttered them to describe signs of a thaw in frozen credit markets.

 

COMMONWEALTH MANAGEMENT
Queen Elizabeth, in her role as head of the Commonwealth, passed the baton on to President Patil to mark the beginning of a year-long relay.

 

STATE OF AFFAIRS
State assembly elections were held in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Haryana. The state elections in 2009 saw Congress on a winning spree.

 

POLITICAL THEORY
The five-phase general elections across India had surprises in store for most political players.

 

ANOTHER H(E)AVEN
Following a G20 agreement in April, the OECD issued a new list of tax havens.



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