Shravin Bharti Mittal, others join Airtel Africa board ahead of IPO

Bharti Airtel said shareholders of Airtel Africa Ltd, which houses the Indian company’s operations in 14 African countries, have constituted a board of directors, including Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal and his son Shravin Bharti Mittal. Others appointed to the board include both Airtel representatives as well as those of big private equity players who invested […]

Reliance Capital’s general insurance unit IPO draws nearer

Reliance Capital, the financial services arm of the Anil Ambani Group, said the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued its final observation letter to the draft red herring prospectus filed by its general insurance unit. The group had recently seen the successful IPO of its life insurance company, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance, which […]

IREDA to sell 14 cr shares in IPO to help meet India’s renewable targets

The central government has okayed the listing of India’s premier renewable energy agency, IREDA, via an initial public offer. The move will help the non-banking finance company “increase its equity base which will help them raise more debt resources for funding renewable energy projects,” the government said. IREDA supports the non-traditional energy sector by giving […]

Bank of Baroda to raise up to Rs 1,000 cr via bond private placement

Bank of Baroda said its board of directors had approved the raising of up to Rs 1,000 cr by selling perpetual bonds. The bonds would be sold via private placement, i.e. without a public auction or book building. The timing and other details will be determined by market conditions, the Gujarat-based bank said. Bank of […]

ICICI bank shareholders get reservation in ICICI Pru Life IPO

ICICI bank, an Indian multinational banking and financial services company, said its shareholders will get a reservation of 18.13 lakh shares in the upcoming initial public offering of its subsidiary ICICI Prudential Life Insurance. Only individual shareholders will be eligible for this reservation. On September 8, the private sector bank had said that it is […]

Catholic Syrian bank gets a new MD

The Catholic Syrian Bank Limited, a private bank based in Kerala readying for its IPO, has appointed Anand Krishnamurthy as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Krishnamurthy holds a bachelor’s degree in technology (mechanical engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of […]