Aditya Birla Capital to sell partial stake in AMC

Aditya Birla Capital (ABCL) and Sun Life (India) AMC Investments Inc. (Sun Life) are the Promoters of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC (ABSAMC). ABSAMC serves as the investment manager for AB Sun Life MF, a legally registered trust governed by the Indian Trusts Act. Promoters currently together hold 86.48% of the ABSAMC – 49.99% by … Read more

BAT pares its stake in ITC

British American Tobacco (BAT) has sold a 3.5% stake in ITC. The stake has been sold in a block deal. BAT has realised a total of Rs 17,491 crore from the sale. The transaction has taken place @ Rs 400/ share which is similar to the prevailing market price. Post this stake sale, BAT’s shareholding … Read more

Advent sells significant stake in Eureka

Private equity major, Advent has sold 10% stake of Eureka Forbes (EFL). Advent had acquired Eureka Forbes from Shapoorji Group in September 2021 through a SPV, Lunolux Limited. Before this sale, Lunolux held 72.56% of EFL. 10% stake has been sold at an average price of Rs 506.06/ share totalling Rs 979 cr. Previous day’s … Read more

Parent sells sizeable stake in Whirlpool India

Whirlpool Corporation, the American parent has sold 24% stake in its Indian entity, Whirlpool of India. Stake has been sold in the open market for a total value of $468 mn. Sale happened at Rs 1,277/ per share, a discount of 4.5% to the previous day’s closing price. Purpose of the sale has been mentioned … 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

BAT planning to reduce stake in ITC

British American Tobacco (BAT) is the largest shareholder in ITC holding 29.03% stake. It has informed that it is looking to reduce it’s stake as part of the Capital reallocation strategy. “We continue to pursue all opportunities to enhance balance sheet flexibility and, as part of this, we regularly review our stake in ITC. We … Read more

Bajaj Auto announces buyback at steep premium

Key points related to the buyback are – 4,00,000 equity shares, representing 1.41% of the total shares would be bought back at Rs 10,000/ share i.e, Rs 4,000 crore of total consideration (excluding the associated costs and fees). Company may later decide to increase the buyback price without increasing the total consideration amount of Rs … Read more

Spicejet interested in Go First and also raises fresh funding

There are two notable developments at Spicejet – It’s interested in looking at the bankrupt Go First for acquisition Has expressed interest to Go First’s Resolution Professional and will submit an offer post diligence Further to it’s recently announced plan to raise fresh capital of $270 mn i.e. Rs 2,254 cr – It has announced … Read more

Promoter funds continue to sell from Sapphire Foods

Promoters (funds) owned 41.69% of Sapphire Foods at at September 30, 2023. This was almost 10% lower than 51.26% they held post IPO in November 2021. Two promoter entities have now further sold 5.9%  stake in the restaurant operator for Rs 530 crore through open market transactions. Earlier this month, another promoter entity had offloaded … Read more