Aarti Industries has received its boards approval for the buyback of up to 1.20 million equity shares representing up to 1.44% of the total equity of the company at a price of Rs 800 for an aggregate amount of up to Rs 96 crore on a proportionate basis through the tender offer. The companys board gave approval for the same at its meeting held on October 17, 2016.
Members of the promoter and promoter group of the company have indicated their intention to participate in the proposed buyback. The company has fixed November 02, 2016 as the record date for the purpose of buyback of equity shares.
As of June 30, 2016 the promoters held 54.80% stake in Aarti Industries. Individual shareholders held 27.11% holding, followed by mutual funds (12.06%) and foreign portfolio investors (3.39%).
Aarti Industries is engaged in manufacturing of dyes, pigments, pharmaceuticals, agro chemicals and rubber chemicals. It operates in four segments: basic chemicals, specialty chemicals, agro chemicals and pharmaceuticals.