Britannia says Cheese. Brings in partner into the business

Britannia has entered into a JV with Bel SA, France (Bel) to undertake the development, manufacturing, marketing, distribution, trading and selling, etc., of cheese products in India and certain other countries. Bel Group is a world leader in branded cheese and a significant player in the healthy snacking segment with brands like The Laughing Cow, … Read more

Adani Enterprises looks to raise Rs 20,000 crore from Follow On Public Offer

In line with the recent speculations, Board of Adani Enterprises (AE) has approved raising of further equity from public (FPO) aggregating up to Rs 20,000 crore. Proposal is subject to the existing shareholders’ approval which should not be a challenge given it’s shareholding structure – at September 2022 end, promoters held 72.62%, FIIs 19.12%, DIIs … Read more

Softbank selling 1/4th of it’s remaining stake in Paytm

As the mandatory lockin period of 1 yr is ending, Softbank has decided to offload 4.5% stake of Paytm through block deal. Prior to this sell, Softbank was the second largest shareholder (after Alibaba group) with 17.5% stake in Paytm. It’s second largest position will continue with 13% balance stake. Softbank has offered to sell … Read more

Spicejet settles with AAI. Also rumoured to be in stake sale discussions.

Spicejet has informed that it has settled with Airports Authority of India (AAI) and has cleared all the ‘principal’ dues. Financial difficulties of the airline are widely known. It has been defaulting/ delaying on most of it’s financial commitments. It was moved to ‘cash and carry system’ in airports run by the AAI. Spicejet has … Read more

IIFL Finance dilutes 20% stake in home finance subsidiary

IIFL Home Finance (IHFL) is raising Rs 2,200 crore from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) for 20% stake. Key points to note –  IHFL is currently a 100% ‘unlisted’ subsidiary of IIFL Finance Limited (IFL) It is in the business of small-ticket (affordable) home loans, loan against property and construction finance. The subject fund raise … Read more