Voltas slips 8%, hits lowest level since January 2021 on demand concerns

Shares of Voltas hit a 52-week low of Rs 883.20 on the BSE as they slipped 8 per cent in Friday’s intra-day trade amid concerns that te July-September quarter (Q2FY23) may see subdued sales numbers due to low seasonal demand. With today’s intra-day decline, the stock has corrected 35 per cent from its 52-week high … Read more

LG targets leadership position with 32% share of Indian TV market

South Korean consumer electronics major LG is targeting for a 32 per cent share of the Indian TV market in 2022, with a gain of around 5 per cent to become the number one player in the segment, a top company official said. The company is banking on its country-specific product line-up with local insights, … Read more

GIC investing significant money into ABFRL.

Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail (ABFRL) has announced raising sizeable equity investment from GIC’s affiliate, Caladium Investment Pte. Ltd. Key points to note – GIC is Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. GIC has committed to infuse a total of Rs 2,195 crore Rs 295 crore upfront equity @ Rs 288.75/ share picking up about 1.07% of … Read more

Reliance acquires another online lingerie brand

After Zivame and Amante, Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) has now announced acquiring Clovia, another direct to consumer (D2C) women lingerie brand. Key points to note – Founded in 2012, Clovia has previously raised a total of $22 mn from various investors. Last round was in December 2020, when it had raised Rs 14.3 crore … Read more

Whirlpool acquires additional 38% equity in Elica

In June 2018, Whirlpool had acquired 49% strategic interest in Elica PB India (Elica) to expand the cooking business. Whirlpool has now acquired additional 38% stake in Elica for an estimated $57 mn – bringing the total stake to 87% and consequently Elica becoming a subsidiary of Whirlpool. Elica PB India, is the Indian arm … Read more