Satyam and Tech Mahindra to merge in $1.8 billion deal

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Tech Mahindra Ltd, an Indian software developer backed by BT Group Plc, will buy Satyam Computer Services Ltd in a deal that values the target at $1.8 billion.

Tech Mahindra, which already owns 43 percent of Satyam, will swap two of its shares for every 17 held by the company’s other shareholders, according to a statement today.  The deal will merge the once-troubled company into itself in a deal which could wipe out Tech Mahindra’s entire debt and create a company with a market value of nearly $3.4 billion.

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