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NMDC to decide on eligible shareholders for Rs 1000-cr buyback on Jan 18

The finance ministry has already given a green light to the company's buyback plan. The timeline for the launch of the offer would be decided by NMDC's board. The government holds 72.43% in NDMC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

NMDC to decide on eligible shareholders for Rs 1000-cr buyback on Jan 18

State-run iron ore producer will decide on January 18 the names of shareholders who would be eligible to participate in the company's Rs 1,000-crore

"has fixed January 18, 2019 as record date for determining the entitlement and the names of eligible shareholders/beneficial owners to whom letter of offer will be sent and will be eligible to participate in the buyback of 10,20,40,815 shares fully paid-up equity shares of the company," said in a BSE filing.

The finance ministry has already given a green light to the company's buyback plan.

The timeline for the launch of the offer would be decided by NMDC's board.
 

The government holds 72.43 per cent in NMDC.

It has already lined up buyback offers of nine PSUs including ONGC, Oil India, IOC, NHPC, BHEL, Nalco, Cochin Shipyard, and KIOCL. These would cumulatively fetch about Rs 9,000 crore to the exchequer.

Shares of NMDC were trading down by 4.27 per cent at Rs 90.90 per scrip on BSE.

First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:06 IST
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