Bandhan wins the bid to acquire IDFC’s mutual fund business

The bid has been won by the consortium led by Bandhan Financial Holdings Limited (BFHL) and includes GIC and ChrysCapital. Key factual points on the acquisition –  BFHL is the non-operative financial holding company of the Bandhan group. It is the promoter of Bandhan bank and currently owns ~40% stake in the Bank. IDFC mutual … Read more

Godrej sells Bblunt to Mamaearth. It’s a strong brand.

Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) is selling Bblunt’s consumer products and saloon business to Mamaearth. Key points to note: Acquisition is by Mamaearth’s parent Company Honasa consumer. Bblunt’s products business will be completely owned and managed by Honasa Bblunt’s saloon business will continue to operate as an independent entity GCPL held 30% of Bblunt and balance … Read more

Aurobindo Pharma’s Covid Vaccine plans get a setback

The Company is one of the most active news providers amongst the Indian pharma players. It has now informed that its COVID-19 vaccine UB-612 programme hasn’t progressed, as its partner Vaxxinity failed to secure the emergency use authorization (EUA) in Taiwan. Key points to note – Approval in Taiwan was denied in August as the … Read more