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

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

Final leg of IDFC restructuring announced

Background about the restructuring IDFC was granted in-principle approval by RBI to set up a bank in April 2014, leading to the creation of IDFC Bank Limited and IDFC Financial Holding Company Limited (IDFC FHCL). IDFC FHCL is the non operative holding company and in compliance with the RBI regulations, was mandated to hold the … Read more

ABFRL decides to acquire and merge TCNS

It’s an interesting transaction structure – 1st stage – ABFRL will acquire 51% of TCNS at Rs 503/ share for a total cash consideration of Rs 1,650 crore; implying a valuation of Rs 3,235 cr. This is similar to TCNS’s current market price. 20.19% to 29% through open offer. Open offer is to comply with … Read more

SJS makes a significant impactful acquisition

SJS is acquiring 90.1% stake in Walter Pack Automotive Products India Private Limited (WPI). WPI is a 85% subsidiary of Walter Pack Spain(WPS) . Remaining 15.0% is held by the Indian promoter and founder, Mr. Roy Mathew. SJS is acquiring the full 85% of WPS and 5.1% from Mr Mathew. Mr Mathew will continue to … 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

IPCA acquires significant stake in Unichem

IPCA Laboratories is acquiring 33.38% from the promoters of Unichem Laboratories (UL). Promoters before this transaction owned 50.94% of UL. Out of the balance, 9.85% was held by the institutions and 39.21% by the retail investors.  Transaction is announced @ Rs 440/ share aggregating to Rs 1,034.06 cr. This implies a premium of about 17% … Read more