Here are stocks that are in the news today:
Reliance Industries: Subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited (RIIHL) entered into a binding agreement with renewable energy services company Kanoda Energy Systems Private Limited for the acquisition of equity shares for a cash consideration not exceeding Rs 75 crore. The said investment upon completion will translate into 88 percent equity stake in KESL on a fully diluted basis.
Cadila Healthcare: Zydus Cadila received the final approval from the USFDA to market Clindamycin Phosphate and Benzoyl Peroxide gel which is used to treat a certain type of acne (inflammatory acne vulgaris).
AAVAS Financiers: Company received fresh refinance assistance of Rs 400 crore in addition to the approval of undrawn limit of Rs 100 crore pertaining to the previous year, in December 2018.
Infibeam Avenues: Share purchase agreement amongst Unicommerce eSolutions Private Limited, Jasper lnfotech Private Limited and the promoters terminated as the conditions precedent were not fulfilled within the stipulated time period.
Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances: CRISIL reconfirmed the credit rating on long-term loan facility and short-term loan of the company.
Cords Cable Industries: CARE reaffirmed its BBB/Stable rating for company’s long-term bank facilities.
Rane Holdings: Pursuant to company exercising the entire 3,65,630 warrants (convertible into equity shares) held in its subsidiary- Rane (Madras) Limited (RML), the allotment committee of RML allotted an equivalent number of equity shares as fully paid-up, to the company.
Tasty Bite Eatables: ICRA upgraded long-term rating of the company from A- to A and reaffirmed short-term rating to A1.
Tata Investment Corporation: Company fixed January 11 as the record date for the purpose of determining the entitlement and the name of the equity shareholders who shall be eligible to participate in the buyback offer of the company.
JK Cement: Company closed its QIP and approved the issue price of Rs 695.80 per equity share.
Syndicate Bank: Government conveyed the sanction of Rs 1,632 crore to the bank towards the contribution of the Central Government in the preferential allotment of equity shares.
Bharat Financial Inclusion: Company assigned a pool of receivables of Rs 849.36 crore to one of the largest private sector banks on a direct assignment basis. With this transaction, the company has completed Direct Assignment transactions worth Rs 3,864.91 crore in FY19.
IDBI Bank: Bank allotted 2,38,76,17,322 equity shares to Life Insurance Corporation of India at a price of Rs 60.73 per share aggregating to Rs 14,500 crore (Tranche 1) through the preferential issue, as part of the ongoing acquisition of 51 percent controlling stake by LIC in the bank.
HDFC Bank: Bank allotted on a private placement basis 8.44% unsecured, redeemable long-term, fully paid-up, non-convertible bonds in the nature of debentures amounting to Rs 6,000 crore.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals: Secured redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of Rs 166.65 crore out of the total NCDs of Rs 500 crore repaid by the company.
IL&FS Transportation Networks: Interest due and payable on December 28 on the NCDs was not paid to the debenture holders due to insufficient funds.
JSW Energy: CARE reaffirmed ratings on the long-term bank facilities at BBB/Stable and on the short-term bank facilities at A3 for Barmer Lignite Mining Company Limited, a JV between the company’s subsidiary Raj WestPower Limited and Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Limited. It also reaffirmed rating on the short-term bank facilities at A2+ for JSW Power Trading Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.
HT Media: Company launched an open offer of up to 1.73 crore shares of Next Media for Rs 27 per share.
Power Grid Corporation entered into a loan agreement for 200 million euros with Germany’s KfW for the financing of transmission project for integration of clean energy and system strengthening.
Government conveyed its decision to invest Rs 5,500 crore in Oriental Bank of Commerce by way of preferential allotment. The meeting to consider this capital raise will be held on January 2.
Karnataka Bank raised its deposit interest rate by 10 basis points for domestic and NRE Rupee term deposits to 7.40 percent with effect from December 28.
Piramal Enterprises said it was considering raising Rs 100 crore via NCDs on January 2.
Ashok Leyland changed its object clause in which the company will engage in the business of developing, manufacturing and selling light commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tonne gross vehicle weight, power train for LCVs, and spare parts in India and other countries.
Bulk Deals on December 28
GSS Infotech: Jigneshbhai Hiralal Shah sold 1,04,000 shares of the company at Rs 130.25 per share on the NSE.
Sanghi Industries: Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund bought 51,82,370 shares of the company at Rs 59.51 per share while Max Life Insurance Company sold 20,00,277 shares of the company at Rs 59.52 per share and Nomura Trust and Banking Co as Trustee of Nomura India Stock Mother Fund sold 35,46,277 shares at Rs 59.51 per share on the NSE.
Analyst or Board Meet/Briefings
California Software: Board meeting is scheduled on January 5 to consider the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended December 2018.
Dolphin Offshore Enterprises: Board meeting is scheduled for January 12 to consider the unaudited accounts for the quarter ended December 2018.
Interactive Financial Services: Board meeting is scheduled for December 31 to consider the resignation of the company secretary and compliance officer.
Amtek Auto: Board meeting is scheduled on January 5 to consider audited financial results for the quarter and year ended March 2018.
Can Fin Homes: Board meeting is scheduled for January 23 to consider the un-audited financial results for the 3rd Quarter and nine months ending on December 2018.
Bajaj Electricals: Board meeting is scheduled on January 2 to consider a proposal for raising of funds by issue of debt securities in the form of non-convertible debentures, on a private placement basis.
Piramal Enterprises: Board meeting will be held on January 2 to consider the issue of secured, redeemable, non-convertible market linked debentures up to Rs 100 crore on private placement basis.
Tube Investments of India: Meeting with institutional investors/analysts on the unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended September 2018 is scheduled on December 31, 2018.
Supreme Infrastructure India: Board meeting is scheduled to be held on January 3, 2019, to consider the standalone unaudited financial results for the quarter and half year ended September 2018.
Bank of Baroda: Board Committee meeting is scheduled to be held on January 2 to consider raising of funds through Basel III Compliant Tier II bonds, for size and amount.
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