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IndusInd Bank to raise funds worth Rs 2,496 crore via allotment of preferential shares to investors

The share allotment is part of bank’s resolution passed by shareholders in the extraordinary general meeting on August 25, 2020.

SNS | New Delhi |

Private sector lender IndusInd Bank on Wednesday said it has approved allotment of preferential shares to marquee investors to raise Rs 2,495.79 crore. The lender said the shares have been issued T a price of Rs 524 a piece.

In a regulatory filing, the bank said, “The Finance Committee of the board of directors at its meeting held on September 2, 2020, approved allotment of 4,76,29,768 equity shares of the face value of Rs 10 each at a price of Rs 524 per share on a preferential basis, for an aggregate consideration of Rs 24,95,79,98,432.”

The allottees to the bank’s shares are as follows.

 

The filing further said, “Consequently, the issued, subscribed and paid-up equity share capital of the bank stands increased from the present level of Rs 6,93,56,60,380 (divided into 69,35,66,038 equity shares of face value of Rs 10 each) to Rs 7,41,19,58,060 ( divided into 74,11,95,806 equity shares of face value of Rs 10 each),” the filing added.

The share allotment is part of bank’s resolution passed by shareholders in the extraordinary general meeting on August 25, 2020, for issuance of preferential equity shares to qualified institutional buyers (QIBs) and the promoters.

In July, the board of directors of the bank had cleared the proposal for Rs 3,288 crore capital raise from these marquee investors and the promoter group. The rest of Rs 792.16 crore will come from promotor group (Hinduja Capital Ltd and IndusInd International Holdings Ltd) in lieu of preferential allotment of 1,51,17,477 shares to them.

On Thursday, shares of IndusInd Bank were trading at Rs 631.90, down by 8.65 or 1.35 per cent.
On Wednesday it had closed at Rs 640.75 apiece on BSE, up 2.08 per cent from the previous close.