Glenmark sells Life Sciences arm to Nirma

Glenmark Pharma (GPL) is selling 75% stake in Glenmark Life Sciences (GLS) to Nirma. GPL currently holds 82.84% in GLS. Post transaction it would be left with 7.84%. The transaction has been agreed at Rs 615/ share implying an equity valuation of Rs 7,535 cr for GLS. GPL will get Rs 5,651.5 cr for 75% … Read more

M&M buys into RBL

In a sudden announcement, M&M has informed to have acquired 3.53% stake into RBL Bank. Stake has been acquired from secondary market at a total value of Rs 417 cr. Average acquisition price is estimated at around Rs 199 per share as against RBL’s current trading price of Rs 239/ share. M&M has informed that … Read more

ITC to demerge the hotels business

It was long awaited and finally ITC‘s board has taken the decision to demerge the hotels business into a new entity. Name of the new entity is proposed to be “ITC Hotels Limited (IHL)” In such kind of demergers, normally existing shareholding of the main Company gets replicated in the new entity i.e., 1:1 share … Read more

Sheela Foam announces two strategic investments

1. 94.66% acquisition of established competitor mattress company ‘Kurlon‘ Cash consideration of Rs 2,035 cr implying a valuation of Rs 2,150 cr Transaction to be completed by November 30, 2023 Kurlon’s revenues: FY 2019-20: Rs 995.56 cr FY 2020-21: Rs 767.25 cr FY 2021-22: Rs 808.80 cr FY 2022-23: awaited EBITDA margins have declined from … Read more

Havells forays into contract manufacturing

The CMD has shared the following – Havells India is going to venture into electronic manufacturing service (EMS) or contract manufacturing space for appliances such as air-conditioners and washing machines to cater to the increasing demand of global brands to have an Indian manufacturing base (and hence reduce dependence on China). On a pilot basis, … Read more

Reliance Retail to buyback minority

Reliance Industries (RIL) has announced that it’s subsidiary Reliance Retail (RRL) has approved a proposal to buyback and reduce it’s equity share capital to the extent held by the shareholders other than it’s promoter and holding company, Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL). RIL holds 85.06% of RRVL, which in turn holds 99.93% of RRL RRL … Read more

Amrutanjan announces Buyback

Key buyback details – upto 1.10% of total equity shares are being sought in the buy back Buy back price is fixed at Rs 900/ share which is 35% premium over the previous day’s closing price Rs 28.8 cr is expected to be spent on buyback (excluding statutory charges) Record date has been fixed at … Read more

ISec proposes to delist the shares

In a surprise announcement ICICI Securities (ISec) has proposed to delist the shares. ISec was listed 5 yrs back in March 2018, when like any other IPO it was being termed as value unlocking exercise by the ICICI Bank (IBank) Post IPO, IBank’s shareholding had reduced to 79.22% which further reduced to 74.85% currently. Of … Read more