Bajaj Finance to acquire 12.6% in mobile wallet company Mobikwik via preference shares

In August last year, Bajaj Finance had entered into a subscription agreement with One MobiKwik Systems to acquire 10.83 percent stake for about Rs 225 crore.

PTI January 16, 2018 13:02:20 IST
Bajaj Finance to acquire 12.6% in mobile wallet company Mobikwik via preference shares

New Delhi: Bajaj Finance on Tuesday said it will acquire 12.60 percent stake in mobile wallet company Mobikwik as against 10.83 percent stated earlier due to a change in conversion price of the compulsory convertible cumulative preference shares.

Bajaj Finance to acquire 126 in mobile wallet company Mobikwik via preference shares

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In August last year, Bajaj Finance had entered into a subscription agreement with One MobiKwik Systems to acquire 10.83 percent stake for about Rs 225 crore.

"Due to the change in the conversion price of compulsory convertible cumulative preference shares (CCCPS)...the company will now hold approximately 12.60 percent of equity in Mobikwik on a fully diluted basis post conversion of CCCPS, as and when it happens," it added.

"There is no further investment made by the company that what has been made earlier," it added.

Under the agreement, Bajaj Finance will acquire 10 equity shares and 271,050 compulsory convertible cumulative preference shares (CCCPS) of Mobikwik.

Shares of Bajaj Finance were trading down 2.16 percent at Rs 1,704.25 on BSE.

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