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Sequent Scientific Ltd.

BSE: 512529 Sector: Health care
NSE: SEQUENT ISIN Code: INE807F01027
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VOLUME 6768
52-Week high 150.55
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P/E 383.39
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 2,897
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OPEN 118.50
CLOSE 120.15
VOLUME 6768
52-Week high 150.55
52-Week low 102.00
P/E 383.39
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 2,897
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Sequent Scientific Ltd. (SEQUENT) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

To The Members of Sequent Scientific Limited

REPORT ON THE STANDALONE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of SEQUENT SCIENTIFICLIMITED ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2016the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year ended March 312016 and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatoryinformation.

MANAGEMENT’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE STANDALONE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The Company’s Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation ofthese standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financialposition financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India including the Accounting Standardsspecified under Section 133 of the Act as applicable. This responsibility also includesmaintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Actfor safeguarding of the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds andother irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; makingjudgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design implementation andmaintenance of adequate internal financial controls that were operating effectively forensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records relevant to thepreparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair viewand are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or error.

AUDITOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these standalone financial statementsbased on our audit.

We have taken into account the provisions of the Act the accounting and auditingstandards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under theprovisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder and the Order under section 143 (11)of the Act.

We conducted our audit of standalone financial statements in accordance with theStandards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards requirethat we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtainreasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from materialmisstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts andthe disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on theauditor’s judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement ofthe financial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessmentsthe auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company’spreparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to designaudit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includesevaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness ofthe accounting estimates made by the Company’s Directors as well as evaluating theoverall presentation of the financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.

OPINION

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid standalone financial statements give the information requiredby the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Companyas at March 31 2016 and its profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

REPORT ON OTHER LEGAL AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

1. As required by Section 143 (3) of the Act we report that:

(a) We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the bestof our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit.

(b) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by theCompany so far as it appears from our examination of those books.

(c) The Balance Sheet the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statementdealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account.

(d) In our opinion the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with theAccounting Standards prescribed under Section 133 of the Act as applicable.

(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March31 2016 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors is disqualifiedas on March 31 2016 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of theAct.

(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financialreporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controls refer to ourseparate Report in "Annexure A". Our report expresses an unmodified opinion onthe adequacy and operating effectiveness of the Company’s internal financial controlsover financial reporting.

(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor’s Report inaccordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 in our opinionand to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:

(i) The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financialposition in the financial statements.

(ii) The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contractsfor which there were any material foreseeable losses; and

(iii) There has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred tothe Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

2. As required by the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order 2016 ("theOrder/CARO 2016") issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 143(11) of theAct we give in the "Annexure B" a statement on the matters specified inparagraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.

For Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Chartered Accountants
(Firm’s Registration No. 008072S)
V. Srikumar
Bengaluru May 14 2016 Partner
VS/SPK/JKS/2016 (Membership No. 84494)

ANNEXURE "A" TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 1(f) under ‘Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements’ of our report of even date)

REPORT ON THE INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS OVER FINANCIAL REPORTING UNDER CLAUSE (I) OFSUB-SECTION 3 OF SECTION 143 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2013 ("THE ACT")

We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of SEQUENTSCIENTIFIC LIMITED ("the Company") as of March 31 2016 in conjunction with ouraudit of the standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended on thatdate.

MANAGEMENT’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS

The Company’s management is responsible for establishing and maintaining internalfinancial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteriaestablished by the Company considering the essential components of internal control statedin the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. These responsibilities includethe design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls thatwere operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its businessincluding adherence to company’s policies the safeguarding of its assets theprevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of theaccounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financial information asrequired under the Companies Act 2013.

AUDITOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company’s internal financialcontrols over financial reporting based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordancewith the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting(the "Guidance Note") issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Indiaand the Standards on Auditing prescribed under Section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013to the extent applicable to an audit of internal financial controls. Those Standards andthe Guidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and performthe audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequate internal financialcontrols over financial reporting was established and maintained and if such controlsoperated effectively in all material respects.

Our audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the adequacy ofthe internal financial controls system over financial reporting and their operatingeffectiveness. Our audit of internal financial controls over financial reporting includedobtaining an understanding of internal financial controls over financial reportingassessing the risk that a material weakness exists and testing and evaluating the designand operating effectiveness of internal control based on the assessed risk. The proceduresselected depend on the auditor’s judgement including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the financial statements whether due to fraud or error.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the Company’s internal financial controlssystem over financial reporting.

MEANING OF INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS OVER FINANCIAL REPORTING

A company’s internal financial control over financial reporting is a processdesigned to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reportingand the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance withgenerally accepted accounting principles. A company’s internal financial control overfinancial reporting includes those policies and procedures that (1) pertain to themaintenance of records that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect thetransactions and dispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonableassurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financialstatements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receiptsand expenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorisations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorised acquisition use or disposition of thecompany’s assets that could have a material effect on the financial statements.

INHERENT LIMITATIONS OF INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS OVER FINANCIAL REPORTING

Because of the inherent limitations of internal financial controls over financialreporting including the possibility of collusion or improper management override ofcontrols material misstatements due to error or fraud may occur and not be detected.Also projections of any evaluation of the internal financial controls over financialreporting to future periods are subject to the risk that the internal financial controlover financial reporting may become inadequate because of changes in conditions or thatthe degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.

OPINION

In our opinion to the best of our information and according to the explanations givento us the Company has in all material respects an adequate internal financial controlssystem over financial reporting and such internal financial controls over financialreporting were operating effectively as at March 31 2016 based on the internal controlover financial reporting criteria established by the Company considering the essentialcomponents of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal FinancialControls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia.

For Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Chartered Accountants
(Firm’s Registration No. 008072S)
V. Srikumar
Bengaluru May 14 2016 Partner
VS/SPK/JKS/2016 (Membership No. 84494)

(i) In respect of its fixed assets:

(a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management inaccordance with a regular programme of verification which in our opinion provides forphysical verification of all the fixed assets at reasonable intervals. According to theinformation and explanation given to us no material discrepancies were noted on suchverification.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us and the records examinedby us and based on the examination of the registered sale deed provided to us we reportthat the title deeds comprising all the immovable properties of land are held in thename of the Company as at the balance sheet date. Immovable properties of land whose titledeeds have been pledged as security for loans are held in the name of the Company based onthe pledge documents. In respect of immovable properties of land that have been taken onlease and disclosed as fixed asset in the financial statements the lease agreements arein the name of the Company where the Company is the lessee in the agreement.

(ii) As explained to us the inventories were physically verified during the year bythe Management at reasonable intervals and no material discrepancies were noticed onphysical verification.

(iii) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company hasgranted loans secured or unsecured to companies firms Limited liability partnershipsor other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 189 of the CompaniesAct 2013. In respect of which:

(a) The terms and conditions of the grant of such loans are in our opinion primafacie not prejudicial to the Company’s interest.

(b) The schedule of repayment of principal and payment of interest has been stipulatedand repayments or receipts of principal amounts and interest have been regular as perstipulations.

(c) There is no overdue amount remaining outstanding as at the balance sheet date.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has complied with the provisions of Sections 185 and 186 of the Companies Act2013 in respect of grant of loans making investments and providing guarantees andsecurities as applicable.

(v) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notaccepted any deposit. Hence reporting under clause (v) of CARO 2016 is not applicable tothe company.

(vi) The maintenance of cost records has been specified by the Central Government undersection 148(1) of Companies Act 2013. We have broadly reviewed the cost recordsmaintained by the Company pursuant to the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules 2014as amended and prescribed by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of Section 148of the Companies Act 2013 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed costrecords have been made and maintained. We have however not made a detailed examinationof the cost records with a view to determine whether they are accurate or complete.

(vii) According to the information and explanations given to us in respect ofstatutory dues:

(a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory duesincluding Provident Fund Employees State Insurance Income-tax Sales Tax Service TaxCustoms Duty Excise Duty Value Added Tax Cess and other material statutory duesapplicable to it with the appropriate authorities.

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund EmployeesState Insurance Income-tax Sales Tax Service Tax Customs Duty Excise Duty ValueAdded Tax Cess and other material statutory dues in arrears as at March 31 2016 for aperiod of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(c) Details of dues of Income-tax Sales Tax Service Tax Customs Duty Excise Dutyand Value Added Tax which have not been deposited as on March 31 2016 on account ofdisputes are given below:

Name of statute Nature of dues Forum where dispute is pending Period to which the amount relates Amount Rs. ( in million)
Income-tax Act 1961 Income-tax Commissioner Income Tax-(Appeals)- Mumbai A.Y. 2006-07 1.25 #
Income-tax Act 1961 Income-tax Commissioner Income Tax-(Appeals)- Mumbai A.Y. 2007-08 3.99
Income-tax Act 1961 Income-tax Commissioner Income Tax-(Appeals)- Mumbai A.Y. 2011-12 21.04
Gujarat Value Added Tax Value Added Tax Gujarat Value Added Tax Tribunal F.Y. 2006-07 0.07
Central Excise Act Excise duty Commissioner of Central Excise and Service (Appeals) F.Y. 2011-12 0.12
1944
Finance Act 1944 Service Tax Commissioner of Central Excise and Service (Appeals) F.Y. 2008-09 to F.Y. 2010-11 1.16
Finance Act 1944 Service Tax Commissioner of Central Excise and Service (Appeals) F.Y. 2012-13 4.94 *

# Net of Rs. 1.00 million paid under protest * Net of Rs. 0.36 million paid underprotest

(viii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to usthe Company has not defaulted in the repayment of loans or borrowings to banks financialinstitutions and government. The Company has not issued any debentures.

(ix) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to usmoney raised by way of term loans have been applied by the Company during the year for thepurposes for which they were raised. The Company has not raised money by way of Initialpublic offer/ Further public offer (including debt instruments).

(x) To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanationsgiven to us no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company by its officersor employees has been noticed or reported during the year.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has paid/ provided managerial remuneration in accordance with the requisiteapprovals mandated by the provisions of Section 197 read with Schedule V to the CompaniesAct 2013.

(xii) The Company is not a Nidhi Company and hence reporting under clause (xii) of theCARO 2016 is not applicable.

(xiii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany is in compliance with Section 177 and 188 of the Companies Act 2013 whereapplicable for all transactions with the related parties and the details of related partytransactions have been disclosed in the financial statements etc. as required by theapplicable accounting standards.

(xiv) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has madepreferential allotment and private placement of equity shares during the year underreview. In respect of the above issue we further report that:

(a) the requirement of Section 42 of the Companies Act 2013 as applicable have beencomplied with; and

(b) the amounts raised have been applied by the Company during the year for thepurposes for which the funds were raised other than temporary deployment pendingapplication.

(xv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to usduring the year the Company has not entered into any non-cash transactions with itsdirectors or directors of its holding subsidiary or associate company or personsconnected with them and hence provisions of section 192 of the Companies Act 2013 are notapplicable.

(xvi) The Company is not required to be registered under Section 45-I of the ReserveBank of India Act 1934.

For Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Chartered Accountants
(Firm’s Registration No. 008072S)
V. Srikumar
Bengaluru May 14 2016 Partner
VS/SPK/JKS/2016 (Membership No. 84494)