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

Cognizant’s Rs 19,000cr buyback attracts dividend tax: Tribunal

The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal – Chennai bench on Wednesday ordered that a Rs 19,000-crore share buyback undertaken by technology major Cognizant in 2017-18 attracts dividend distribution tax of Rs 4,853 crore. The ITAT‘s ruling dismissed an appeal filed by Cognizant. Cognizant conducted a share buyback through a scheme approved by the Madras high court … Read more

Reliance Retail to buyback minority

Reliance Industries (RIL) has announced that it’s subsidiary Reliance Retail (RRL) has approved a proposal to buyback and reduce it’s equity share capital to the extent held by the shareholders other than it’s promoter and holding company, Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL). RIL holds 85.06% of RRVL, which in turn holds 99.93% of RRL RRL … Read more

Amrutanjan announces Buyback

Key buyback details – upto 1.10% of total equity shares are being sought in the buy back Buy back price is fixed at Rs 900/ share which is 35% premium over the previous day’s closing price Rs 28.8 cr is expected to be spent on buyback (excluding statutory charges) Record date has been fixed at … Read more

Ajanta in keeping with the tradition announces one more buyback

Ajanta Pharma has announced buyback once more. This is 4th year in a row, previous 3 details can be checked here. Current buyback details are – 22,10,500 shares constituting 1.73% of the outstanding capital Buyback price is Rs 1,425/ share which is at 17% premium to the current market price Rs 315 cr will be … Read more

Sebi to shift buyback route from bourses to companies directly

The board of markets regulator Sebi on Tuesday agreed to change the buyback process to make it more investor-friendly, and introduced a new category of brokers with enhanced risk-mitigating measures. Sebi will also introduce a new platform to invest in direct plans of mutual funds. It changed rules that would enhance the board & governance … Read more

Paytm announces buyback. Controversial step.

Paytm has announced buyback totalling maximum of Rs 850 crore @ maximum price of Rs 810/ share. Buyback price is at 57% premium to the closing price on December 13, 2022 (before the announcement); It will be an open market buyback; Will be executed over a maximum period of 6 months; Company’s directors and Key … Read more

TCS announcing another buyback on January 12. 4th since 2017.

TCS has informed that it would be considering buyback of it’s shares on January 12, 2021 along with the 3rd quarter results. Key points to note – Other than the general intimation that the board will consider buyback on January 12th, the Company has not provided any further details. This is the 4th buyback that … Read more

Ajanta Pharma decides to buyback again

The Company’s board is scheduled to meet on December 28, 2021 to take the decision. Key points to note – This is 3rd year in a row. Previous ones being Jan-Mar 2019 and Nov-Dec 2020. Jan – Mar 2019: Rs 100 crore at Rs 1,300 per share as against the then prevailing price of around … Read more