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

Maruti to acquire Gujarat facility from the parent

Along with it’s Q1 FY24 quarterly results, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has announced acquisition of it’s contract manufacturing facility, Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private Limited (SMG) from Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC). In 2014, MSI had taken shareholders approval to allow SMC set up SMG as a 100% subsidiary that will contract manufacture for MSI. In line … 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

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

HDFC divests 90% of Credila

HDFC to comply with the RBI requirements for merger with HDFC Bank has divested out of the education subsidiary, HDFC Credila Financial Services. It is selling approx 90% of Credila to a private equity consortium comprising Barings and ChrysCapital Stake is being sold for a consideration of Rs 9,060 cr valuing the business at about … Read more

Siemens announces a controversial divestment

The Company, has approved selling it’s low voltage motors and geared motors businesses (forming part of the Digital Industries business) to Siemens Large Drives India Private Limited, (a subsidiary of Innomotics GmbH, which in turn is a subsidiary of Siemens AG), as a going concern on a slump sale basis, with effect from 1st October, … Read more

BSE takes steps to try increase market share

BSE has long been struggling against NSE, which has a dominant market share. In derivatives, BSE’s Average Daily Turnover (ADT) in FY 23 was Rs 1.38 trillion as against Rs 153.5 trillion of NSE i.e., 9% market share In cash market, BSE’s ADT during FY 23 was Rs 4,132 cr vs Rs 53,434 cr at … 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

Blinkit’s revised delivery executive pay structure faces protest

Earlier this month, Zomato owned Blinkit announced a revised pay structure for it’s delivery executives. Previously, they were being paid a fixed Rs 25 per delivery and peak-hour incentive of Rs 7 per trip It has now been revised to a minimum of Rs 15 per trip with a distance-based component This led to the … Read more