The New year 2021 has begun on a strong positive note with vaccination drives in major economies as well as in India. The COVID-19 incidence is seen receding and in terms of nominal GDP, 96 per cent of pre-pandemic economic activity has been restored.

 Key M&A and PE deals include TOTAL acquiring stake in Adani Green Energy Limited, TA Associates acquiring significant stake in OmniActive Health Technologies and Metropolis Healthcare acquiring Dr.Ganesan’s Hitech Diagnostic Centre. IPOs of Antony Waste Handling Cell Limited and Indian Railway Finance Corporation came in January and were successful.