Kirloskar Industries' Board seeks forensic audit on Kirloskar Brothers

KIL raised questions whether the KBL Board, especially the independent directors of KBL, verified the claims made by Sanjay Kirloskar in relation to the Deed of Family Settlement

The dispute between the siblings had ignited after Kirloskar Oil had acquired La Gajjar Machineries in June 2017 which competes with the pumps made by KBL
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Dev Chatterjee Mumbai
The  Board of Directors of Kirloskar Industries, led by Atul and Rahul Kirloskar, has sought an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the shareholders of Kirloskar Brothers, a listed entity, to conduct a forensic audit on the latter. Kirloskar Brothers is a company managed by their brother, Sanjay Kirloskar.

The EGM was requisitioned following statements made by KBL that it spent Rs 274 crores on legal, professional fees and consultancy charges. Of this, KBL clarified that it incurred around Rs 70 crores as legal expenses over the last 7 years. "This along with certain recent orders passed against KBL, raise certain

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First Published: Oct 22 2022 | 11:10 AM IST

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