The FT’s Lex published a column on Friday on the Vedanta/Cairn Energy deal:
Anil Agarwal has never lacked ambition. So while his Vedanta Resources’ pursuit of a controlling stake in Bombay-listed Cairn India, 62 per cent controlled by London-listed Cairn Energy, was unexpected, it should not have been too surprising. Details of the approach by the London-listed and India-centred Vedanta are sketchy, but India’s largest onshore oilfield is the sort of thing that would appeal to the billionaire.
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