Vedanta to divest its foreign Zinc assets to Hindustan Zinc

Vedanta has approved the sale of it’s international Zinc assets in South Africa and Namibia to it’s subsidiary Hindustan Zinc (HZL). The transaction is valued at $2.98 bn (approx Rs 25,000 cr) It’s an all-cash deal, which would be completed in a phased manner over 18 months Valuations are estimated at 14.9x FY 24 EV/EBITDA. … Read more

Sona takes a significant stake in a ADAS start-up

Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd. (Sona Comstar) has signed an agreement to acquire 54% equity stake in NOVELIC, a Serbian Company founded in 2012. NOVELIC is primarily into providing sensor based solutions for smart vehicles. Sona’s immediate objective is to use it’s own existing client relationships to ramp up NOVELIC’s ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) … Read more

ML acquires Rivigo’s B2B express business in slump sale. Value deal.

Mahindra Logistics (ML) has announced acquiring Rivigo’s B2B express business, as a going concern, on slump sale basis, for a lump sum consideration of Rs. 225 crores. Rivigo, founded in 2014, operates in two key business segments: Full Truck Load (FTL) and B2B express business. It’s main focus and USP is the relay trucking model … Read more

Torrent acquires a derma company. Speed jumps ranks in the category.

Torrent Pharmaceuticals (TP) has entered into definitive agreements to acquire 100% stake in Curatio Health Care (I) Private Limited (“Curatio”), a Chennai based dermatology company with a strong focus on cosmetic dermatology. Curatio was founded in 2005 and is backed by Sequoia, Anicut and ChrysCapital. It has a strong presence in the cosmetic dermatology segment … Read more

Tatas are rumoured to target stake in Bisleri

As per newspaper reports, Tata group has offered to acquire stake in Bisleri. There is no information on the quantum of stake that Tatas have offered to acquire currently. However, as per the said report, Tatas are very keen on this business and eventually they want to scale their stake up. Given that Bisleri is … Read more