ING Group exits Kotak Mahindra Bank, sells 1.2% stake for around Rs 2,800 crore

It is estimated that the stake would have fetched Rs 2,800 crore to the global financial institution of Dutch origin.

Press Trust of India February 22, 2019 19:28:45 IST
ING Group exits Kotak Mahindra Bank, sells 1.2% stake for around Rs 2,800 crore
  • Following the sale of the stake, Mark Newman, a non-executive director of the bank has resigned from the board

  • Mark Newman was nominee director of ING Group

  • ING Group merged its banking arm ING Vysya Bank, with Kotak Mahindra Bank in November 2014

New Delhi: Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank Friday said that ING Group has exited as an investor by selling its entire stake in the bank.

ING Group had around 1.20 percent stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank.

It is estimated that the stake would have fetched Rs 2,800 crore to the global financial institution of Dutch origin.

Following the sale of the stake, Mark Newman, a non-executive director of the bank has resigned from the board. Newman was nominee director of ING Group.

"Earlier today ING Group sold its remaining stake in the Bank. I hereby resign from my position as a director of the Company with immediate effect," a regulatory filing said.

ING Group merged its banking arm ING Vysya Bank, with Kotak Mahindra Bank in November 2014. After the deal, ING Group had a 6.5 percent stake in the merged entity but offloaded some of its stake gradually.

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