Aditya Birla Finance is merging into Aditya Birla Capital

Aditya Birla Finance (ABFL) is a 100% subsidiary of Aditya Birla Capital (ABCL). ABFL is a non-listed NBFC whereas ABCL is a listed holding company. The proposed merger is to ensure compliance with with Scale Based Regulations of RBI which require mandatory listing of ABFL by September 30, 2025. There is not much else to … Read more

Tata Motors to demerge into two listed entities

This was being expected for long but couldn’t happen before as individual businesses were not stabilised and needed to support each other. Finally, given Tata Motors’ (TML) significant turnaround across businesses in the last 2-3 years, it is separating the Commercial Vehicles (CV) and Passenger Vehicles (PV) businesses. all the CV business and its related … Read more

Advent announces merger of Cohance with Suven

Private equity major, Advent in December 2022 had taken a majority control in Suven Pharmaceuticals (SP). At that time, Advent had disclosed in the filings that it intends to explore the merger of it’s umbrella CDMO entity, Cohance Lifesciences into SP and hence create an integrated, larger and listed franchise with the associated benefits. Now, … Read more

Reliance, Disney announce mega merger of India media operations

After months of speculation, the mega merger has been officially announced. Key points to note – Reliance Industries (RIL), Viacom 18 Media Private Ltd, and The Walt Disney Company (Disney) have signed binding definitive agreements to form a joint venture (JV) which will combine the businesses of Viacom18 and Star India. Viacom 18 is majorly … Read more

Quess announces separation of businesses

Quess is separating it’s entire business into three independent entities. Quess Corp Ltd (Current Company): focusing on the core business of Workforce Management Digitide Solutions Ltd (New Company 1): BPM solutions, Insurtech and HRO business For FY23, this segment accounted for 14.49% of the total consolidated revenues of Quess Bluspring Enterprises Ltd (New Company 2): … Read more

Tata Consumer announces two new acquisitions

1. Capital Foods (CFPL) The Company manufactures and sells chutney, masala, sauces, noodles and soups under the popular brand names – ‘Ching’s Secret’ and ‘Smith & Jones’. Initially, Nestle was rumoured to be acquiring the Company. Finally, it’s Tata Consumer Products that has announced the deal. It’s a 100% acquisition for Rs 5,100 cr Full … Read more

PCBL acquiring Aquapharm

Aquapharm Chemicals Private Limited (ACPL), founded in 1974, is a private company engaged in the business of manufacturing specialty chemiclas offering water treatment solutions to global customers across diverse end-markets. Focus includes water treatment chemicals like phosphonates, biodegradable chelating agents, polymers, biocides, oil field chemicals (imidazoline, quats), which have application in water treatment (desalination, reverse … Read more

Eris buying Biocon’s two non core formulations business units

Eris is acquiring Dermatology and Nephrology branded formulations business units of Biocon Biologics (BBL), a subsidiary of Biocon Limited. The transaction is a Slump Sale Revenues of the acquired businesses for FY 2022-23 was Rs. 90 Cr and Net Worth was Rs. 25 Cr as at March 31, 2023 Transaction value is Rs 366 cr, … Read more

AU buys an SFB focused on microfinance

AU Small Finance Bank (AU) is acquiring Fincare Small Finance Bank (Fincare) in a 100% share swap transaction. Fincare is a rural microfinance focused business with 15+ years of experience Microfinance is 53.9% of advances, followed by 18.9% Small Business Loans, 14.2% Home Loans, 10.2% Gold Loans and 2.6% others It’s majorly focused on South … Read more