Max Telecom Ventures to divest its stake in Hutchison Essar Telecom

Posted on: September 17th, 2015 by admin No Comments

To receive Rs. 657 crore at Rs. 607 per share

Max Telecom Ventures Ltd. (MTVL), a subsidiary of Max India, today announced its decision to divest its entire 3.16% stake in Hutchison Essar Telecom to Essar Teleholdings Ltd. for an all cash deal aggregating Rs. 657 crore at a sale price of Rs. 607 per share. MTVL today signed a MoU in this regard. The proposed sale is subject to ratification and approval by the Board of Max India Ltd.

Max India Ltd. holds 60.8% stake in MTVL, while 39.2% is held by IL&FS Trust Company Ltd.

Mr. B. Anantharaman, Jt. Managing Director, Max India Ltd. said, “Hutchison Essar Telecom has created tremendous value for its stakeholders. By exiting the investment, MTVL has optimized value creation for its shareholders.” “Max India takes great pride in having created a fundamentally strong telecom business in Mumbai, which now forms the backbone of Hutchison Essar Telecom.” “Divestment of this stake is a strategic decision and will mark a complete exit of Max India from the telecom sector,” he added.

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Nitin Thakur

Head – Communications
Max India
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Rahul Gossian

Communications Specialist
Max India
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New Delhi-110 020
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