Bombay Dyeing selling worli land for Rs 5,200 cr

The Company has agreed to sell 22 acres in Worli to Sumitomo Realty & Development Company Limited, a large commercial real estate investor and developer in the Japanese market. Sale is in two phases Phase 1 –  Bombay Dyeing (BDMC) will receive about Rs. 4,675 crore from the buyer by October 2023. Phase 2 – … Read more

Raymond sells FMCG business to GCPL. Demerges Lifestyle.

Restructuring/ consolidation continues at Raymonds. It has taken further key decisions – 1. The associate Company, Raymond Consumer Care Limited (RCCL), sells FMCG business to Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL). The divested business include condom brands KamaSutra and Premium and deodorant brands Park Avenue and DS. Raymond’s condom plant in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, will continue to do the … Read more

HUL increases royalty to the parent. Don’t overreact.

Along with it’s Dec 22 qtr results, Hindustan Unilever (HUL) has decided to increase future royalty payment to the parent, Unilever. Royalty is paid by HUL to Unilever for access to latter’s technology, innovation and global expertise. Current royalty agreement is 2.65% of the turnover. This was fixed in 2013 and the agreement is expiring … Read more

Paytm announces buyback. Controversial step.

Paytm has announced buyback totalling maximum of Rs 850 crore @ maximum price of Rs 810/ share. Buyback price is at 57% premium to the closing price on December 13, 2022 (before the announcement); It will be an open market buyback; Will be executed over a maximum period of 6 months; Company’s directors and Key … Read more

GIC investing significant money into ABFRL.

Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail (ABFRL) has announced raising sizeable equity investment from GIC’s affiliate, Caladium Investment Pte. Ltd. Key points to note – GIC is Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. GIC has committed to infuse a total of Rs 2,195 crore Rs 295 crore upfront equity @ Rs 288.75/ share picking up about 1.07% of … Read more