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PremjiInvest buys 3.26% stake in Biyani's Future Lifestyle for Rs 196 crore

The stock of Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd dipped 2.94% to end the day at Rs 308.50 per unit on NSE

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Kishore Biyani, CEO, Future group
Kishore Biyani, CEO, Future group

PremjiInvest, the investment arm of Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, on Monday bought 3.26 per cent stake in Kishore Biyani's Fashions Ltd (FLFL) for nearly Rs 196 crore through open market transactions.

As per the block deal data available with NSE, PI Opportunities Fund 1, part of PremjiInvest, today purchased 62 lakh shares, or 3.26 per cent stake, in FLFL.

The shares were acquired at an average price of Rs 316 apiece, valuing the transaction at Rs 195.92 crore, according to the data.

The shares were sold by Bennett, and India Opportunities Growth Fund Ltd - Pinewood Strategy.

The stock of FLFL dipped 2.94 per cent to end the day at Rs 308.50 per unit on NSE.

FLFL owns and markets over two dozen fashion brands through exclusive brand outlets, department stores and multi brand outlets, as well as company operated chains such as Central, Brand Factory and Planet Sports.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 23:47 IST