THE MEMBERS OF STAMPEDE CAPITAL LIMITED
Your Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Second Annual Report togetherwith the Audited Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017
1. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS:
|Particulars ||For the Year ended 31st March 2017 ||For the year ended 31st March 2016 |
|Revenue || || |
|Revenue from Trading ||3854692443 ||1951372279 |
|Other income ||2175349 ||3008735 |
|Total Revenue ||3856867792 ||1954381014 |
|Expenses || || |
|Cost of Operations ||2746599534 ||1085135003 |
|Employee benefits expense ||30899684 ||22418119 |
|Finance Cost ||34130 ||61042 |
|Depreciation and amortization expense ||281265567 ||154549561 |
|Other expenses ||155508458 ||25131658 |
|Total Expenses ||3214307373 ||1287295383 |
|Profit / (loss) before extraordinary items and tax ||642560419 ||667085631 |
|Extraordinary Item || |
|Profit / (loss) before tax ||642560419 ||667085631 |
|Tax expense:- || || |
|- Current tax ||3114579 ||1962607 |
|- MAT Credit ||(1407822) ||(86670) |
|- Deferred tax charge/(credit) ||161456636 ||2441731 |
|Profit / (Loss) for the year before Minority Interest ||479397026 ||663548002 |
|Less: Minority Interest ||147365959 ||- |
|Net Profit / (Loss) for the year ||332031067 ||663548002 |
|Earnings per equity share Basic / Diluted ||1.38 ||2.91 |
REVIEW OF OPERATIONS:
For the financial year ended March 312017 your Company had reported consolidatedtotal income of Rs. 38568.67 Lakhs as against Rs. 19543.81 Lakhs during the previousfinancial year. The company recorded a net profit of Rs.6425.60 lakhs as against netprofit of Rs. 6670.85 lakhs during the previous financial year.
The Directors are pleased to announce that the Singapore 100% step down subsidiary ofthe company Stampede Technologies Pte. Ltd. has accquired Longfin Limited St. Vincent.
The paid up Equity Share Capital as on March 31 2017 was Rs.2862.64 Lakhs as againstprevious year Paid up Equity share Capital of Rs.2281.36. During the year company hasallotted 572.53 Lakhs DVR Bonus Shares to all the members of the company as on 11thJanuary 2017.
During the year under review the company has not declared any dividend.
The company has not borrowed any amounts during the year and it has no outstandingloans for the year ended March 31st 2017.
In accordance with Section 149 150 152 & other applicable provisions if any ofthe Companies Act 2013 Mr. Prathipati Parthasarthi Director of the company retires byrotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible to offer himself forre-appointment. Mr. T. Suresh has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Companyeffective from 13th February 2017. Mrs. Chukka Lakshmi has been appointed as Nonexecutive Woman director of the Company effective from 20th March 2017.
The Statutory Auditors M/s Sarath and Associates Chartered Accountants have beenappointed as statutory auditors of the company at the last Annual General Meeting held on11-8-2014 for a period of Four years subject to ratification by members at everyconsequent Annual General Meeting. Therefore ratification of appointment of StatutoryAuditors is being sought from the members of the Company at the ensuing Annual GeneralMeeting.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act 2013 and The Companies(Appointment and remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 the Company hasappointed Kota Srinivas and Associates Company Secretaries to undertake the secretarialaudit of the company. The Secretarial Audit Report is annexed herewith as Annexure1'.
M/s Gorantla & Associates Chartered Accountants performs the duties of internalauditors of the company and their report is reviewed by the audit committee from time totime.
The Company has not accepted any deposits within the meaning of Companies Act 2013 andthe rules framed there under.
In pursuant to the provisions of section 177(9) & (10) of the Companies Act 2013and Regulation of 22 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations2015 a Vigil Mechanism for directors and employees to report genuine concerns has beenestablished. The Vigil Mechanism Policy has been uploaded on the website of the Company atwww.stampedecap.com
PREVENTION OF INSIDER TRADING:
The company has adopted a code of conduct for prevention of Insider Trading with a viewto regulate trading in securities by the directors KMP s and designated employees of thecompany. The code requires pre-clearance for dealing in the company's securities andprohibits the dealing in securities of the company while in possession of unpublishedprice sensitive information in relation to the company. The Board and the designatedemployees have confirmed compliance with the code.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS:
There were no contracts or arrangements entered into by the company in accordance withprovisions of section 188 of the Companies Act 2013. However there were material relatedparty transactions in terms of Regulation 23 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and DisclosureRequirements) Regulations 2015. All material related party transactions that were enteredinto during the financial year were on an arm's length basis and were in the ordinarycourse of business.
There are no materially significant related party transactions made by the Company withPromoters Directors Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may havea potential conflict with the interest of the Company at large.
All Related Party Transactions are placed before the Audit Committee as also the Boardfor approval. The policy on Related Party Transactions as approved by the Board isuploaded on the Company's website. None of the Directors has any pecuniary relationshipsor transactions vis-a-vis the Company.
SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURTS
There are no significant material orders passed by the Regulators / Courts which wouldimpact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.
PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES:
None of the employees are in receipt of the remuneration as set out under Companies Act2013 read with Rules made there under and as such the statement as required under theCompanies Act 2013 is not applicable.
Subsidiary Companies As per the provisions of Section 129 of the Companies Act 2013read with Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 a separate statement containing the salientfeatures of the financial statements of the subsidiary Company is prepared in Form AOC-1and same is enclosed to this Report.
Your Company has one wholly owned Indian subsidiary namely Stampede Enterprises IndiaPrivate Limited (formerly Stampede Cloud Services Private Limited) and one wholly ownedForeign Subsidiary in Singapore namely Stampede Tradex Pte. Ltd. (Formerly StampedeFinancials Pte. Ltd) Further the company has in Singapore one step down wholly ownedsubsidiary of Stampede Enterprises India Private Limited namely Stampede TechnologiesPte. Ltd. Which has Wholly owned subsidiary namely Longfin Limited St. Vincent.
EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION PLANS
Disclosures in accordance with Clause 12 of SEBI (Employee Stock Option Scheme andEmployee Stock Purchase Scheme) Guidelines 1999 are provided in the Annexure A'forming part of this report.
LISTING OF SHARES
The shares of the company are listed on National Stock Exchange and Bombay StockExchange Limited (BSE). The listing fee for the year 2017-18 has already been paid to theboth Exchanges.
In accordance with SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations2015 a report on Corporate Governance along with the Practicing Company SecretaryCertificate on compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance is annexed herewith andforms part of this report.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Even though the provisions of Companies Act 2013 regarding Corporate SocialResponsibility are not attracted to the company yet the Company has been over the yearspursuing as part of its corporate philosophy an unwritten CSR policy voluntarily whichgoes much beyond mere philanthropic gestures and integrates interest welfare andaspirations of the community with those of the Company itself in an environment ofpartnership for inclusive development.
During the year 2016-17 the company earned a Net Profit of Rs.3.06 lakhs. As per theprovisions of Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013 the company constituted CSR Committeewith the following Directors as members:
|Mr. Parthasarthi Prathipati ||- Chairperson |
|Mr. D.Emmanuel ||- Director |
|Mr. R.Vivek Kumar ||- Director |
DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
In compliance to the provisions of Section 134(3)(c) of the Companies Act 2013 yourDirectors confirm the following:
a. in the preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards hadbeen followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
b. the directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistentlyand made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true andfair view of the state of a-airs of the company at the end of the financial year and ofthe profit and loss of the company for that period;
c. the directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding theassets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
d. the directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis; and
e. the directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by thecompany and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operatingeffectively;
f. the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions ofall applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARINGS AND OUTGO:
The particulars as required under section 134(3) (m) of the Companies Act 2013 readwith Rules made there under if any are as under:
Conservation of Energy: The Company uses electric energy for its operations such asair conditioner computer terminals lighting and utilities in the work premises. Allpossible measures have been taken to conserve the energy.
Research and Development: Your Company has a modern R&D facility with astate-of-the- art Technology centre working on various R&D projects.
Technology absorption Adaptation and Innovation: Your Company continues to usestate- of-art technology for improving the productivity and quality of its products andservices. To create adequate infrastructure the company continues to invest in the latesthardware and software.
Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo
|Particulars ||As at March 31 2017 ||As at March 31 2016 |
|Foreign Exchange Earnings ||301401639 ||35990954 |
|Foreign Exchange outgo ||Nil ||Nil |
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN:
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in form MGT 9 is annexedherewith as "Annexure 2".
Your Directors thank all the members banks and regulatory and governmental authoritiesfor their continued support. We take this opportunity to place on record our sincerethanks to out Bankers State and Central Government agencies for their timely supportco-operation and valuable guidance.
|Regd 0ffice: || |
|1st Floor Plot No. 197 ||for and on behalf of the Board |
|Kavuri Hills Gutlabegumpet Village Madhapur Hyderabad-500081 ||For Stampede Capital Limited |
|Telangana INDIA ||P. Partha Sarthi |
|Date: 28-08-2017 ||Executive Director & CFO |