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United Spirits allege irregularities by Mallya-led UB Group, begins move to recover Rs 1,337 cr

Jul 23, 2015

United Spirits allege irregularities by Mallya-led UB Group, begins move to recover Rs 1,337 cr

UK's Diageo group-controlled United Spirits on Thursday alleged irregularities and potential violations of law in diversion of funds by the firm's erstwhile promoter Vijay Mallya-led UB Group and said it is initiating process to recover dues totaling to Rs 1,337 crore. #Business #NewsTracker #Vijay Mallya #UB Group #United Spirits #Diageo Group
USL sells United Breweries stake to Heineken: Will Mallya lose Kingfisher brewer too?

Jul 08, 2015

USL sells United Breweries stake to Heineken: Will Mallya lose Kingfisher brewer too?

USL said that following the completion of this sale, it will "hold no shares in United Breweries and will cease to be a promoter of United Breweries". #Business #BSE #CompanyWatch #Vijay Mallya #Ministry of Corporate Affairs #Diageo #United Spirits #United Breweries #Heineken International BV
NSE asks USL to make Vijay Mallya probe report public; co refuses

May 06, 2015

NSE asks USL to make Vijay Mallya probe report public; co refuses

In a fresh twist to the boardroom battle at Diageo-owned United Spirits, stock exchange NSE has asked the company to make public its inquiry report on alleged fund diversion to Vijay Mallya's UB Group, but the liquor maker has rejected the demand citing 'confidentiality'. #NewsTracker #Vijay Mallya #Diageo #UB Group #United Spirits Ltd
Diageo-Mallya spat escalates; emergency meeting of USL shareholders likely

Apr 28, 2015

Diageo-Mallya spat escalates; emergency meeting of USL shareholders likely

Upping the ante to retain Chairmanship at United Spirits, embattled Vijay Mallya today said majority owner Diageo has "contractual obligations" to support his position, even as the British liquor giant said the contract was valid only if there were no "defaults". #PwC #Vijay Mallya #Diageo #UB Group #USL
United Spirits appoints new Finance Head, Company Secretary

Apr 27, 2015

United Spirits appoints new Finance Head, Company Secretary

Liquor firm, United Spirits (USL) on Monday appointed Vinod Rao as the Head of Finance and V Ramachandran as the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of the firm. #Business #India #Vijay Mallya #Diageo #United Breweries #USL #V Ramachandran #Vinod Rao
Vijay Mallya engaged in a losing battle with Diageo; he should just 'bow out gracefully'

Apr 27, 2015

Vijay Mallya engaged in a losing battle with Diageo; he should just 'bow out gracefully'

A battle is brewing in the boardroom of United Spirits Ltd, where majority shareholder Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to quit over alleged fund diversion. A veteran of many corporate battles, Mallya has, however, struck a defiant note saying only shareholders have the right to oust him. #Corporate governance #Vijay Mallya #Diageo #United Spirits #related-party transactions #Vittal Mallya
Mallya vs Diageo: Boardroom battle escalates as USL plans to take PWC report to Sebi

Apr 27, 2015

Mallya vs Diageo: Boardroom battle escalates as USL plans to take PWC report to Sebi

With liquor giant United Spirits asking its own Chairman Vijay Mallya to quit, markets watchdog Sebi and other regulatory agencies have begun looking into suspected irregularities at the company, including about the alleged fund diversion and disclosure-related lapses. #SEBI #PwC #Vijay Mallya #Diageo #UB Group
Will continue as chairman, says defiant Mallya as he prepares for long-drawn war with Diageo

Apr 27, 2015

Will continue as chairman, says defiant Mallya as he prepares for long-drawn war with Diageo

Asked to quit United Spririts' board, Vijay Mallya struck a defiant note saying he 'intends' to continue as its Chairman and refuted the charges made by the company's board with regard to its prior-period accounts. #Vijay Mallya #Diageo #United Spirits #USL
Won't step down: Vijay Mallya remains defiant even as Diageo moves to sack him from USL board

Apr 26, 2015

Won't step down: Vijay Mallya remains defiant even as Diageo moves to sack him from USL board

Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other UB group entities, United Spirits' new owner Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to step down as Chairman and Director of the Indian liquor firm, a demand he outrightly rejected. #Kingfisher Airlines #Vijay Mallya #Kingfisher #Diageo #UB Group #United Spirits #Board