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RInfra arbitration notice to Pipavav Defence promoters over Rs 54 bn claims

Anil Ambani-led company cites breach of warranties under purchase agreement for acquisition of Pipavav Defence

Amritha Pillay  |  Mumbai 

Anil Ambani, RCom

on Monday said it has issued an arbitration notice against founder-promoters of Pipavav Defence and Engineering for indemnity claims aggregating to Rs 54.40 billion.

The notice has been issued against Pipavav Defence founder- and and their namely SKIL Infrastructure, SKIL Shipyard Holdings and Grevek Investments and Finance, said in its statement.

“Notice has been issued for breach of warranties under purchase agreement by founder promoters for acquisition of Pipavav Defence shares,” added in its statement.

singed the purchase agreement for Pipavav Defence and Engineering in March 2015.

Post completion of the acquisition, Pipavav Defence was renamed as .

In its statement to the exchange, said the arbitration tribunal would be pursuant to SIAC, Singapore rules. SIAC is Singapore International Arbitration Centre.

The case

  • The notice has been issued against Pipavav Defence founder-(pictured) and and their — SKIL Infrastructure, SKIL Shipyard Holdings and Grevek Investments and Finance
  • Notice pertains to breach of warranties under its March 2015 purchase agreement
  • In March 2015, R-Infra together with its wholly-owned subsidiary Reliance Defence Systems had agreed to acquire from the promoters of Pipavav Defence 13,00,00,000 equity shares representing 18 per cent shareholding in the company

First Published: Mon, March 05 2018. 22:01 IST
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