Essar Capital fixes India Securities exit price at Rs 62

PTI Mumbai | Updated on March 30, 2012

Essar Capital on Friday said it has fixed an exit price of Rs 62 per share for buying the remaining stake of Essar group—owned India Securities from public shareholders.

While the discovered price in terms of reverse book- building process is arrived at Rs 60.50, Essar Capital has declared a final exit price of Rs 62 per share.

It is accepting all the equity shares tendered at or below the final exit price of Rs 62, Essar Capital said.

In a regulatory filing, India Securities said delisting offer for equity shares of the company is successful.

The delisting offer of India Securities opened on March 26 and closed on March 28.

Essar Capital seeks to acquire up to 219,150,060 equity shares representing 25.02 per cent of the equity capital from the public shareholders of the company.

As of December quarter, promoter Essar Capital had 656,645,920 shares representing 74.98 per cent stake in the company and institutional investors have 21.11 per cent stake in the company.

Two funds — Passage to India Master Fund and Prime India Investment Fund — together owned over 19 per cent in India Securities.

Shares of India Securities today closed at Rs 59.40, up 0.42 per cent on the BSE.

Published on March 30, 2012

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