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Renuka Sugars Vice Chairman and Managing Director Narendra Murkumbi resigns

Renuka Sugars said that it has allotted 481,843,884 equity shares to Wilmar Sugar Holding

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Murkumbi
Narendra Murkumbi

Shree said its Vice Chairman and Managing Director Narendra Murkumbi has resigned.

In a regulatory filing, the company said "Narendra Murkumbi has tendered his resignation from his executive position as Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the company."

The board has accepted his resignation, Renuka Sugars, the country's leading sugar refiner, added.

Murkumbi will continue to hold this position during the notice period, which extends for 90 days or until completion of the open offer being made by Wilmar Sugar Holdings, whichever is later.

In a separate filing, said that it has allotted 481,843,884 equity shares to Wilmar Sugar Holding.

In connection with the implementation of a debt restructuring package, the company said Wilmar Sugar Holdings has exercised option to convert compulsorily convertible preference shares held by them into equity shares.

Last month, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the additional stake acquisition by Wilmar Sugar Holdings (WSH) in Shree

Wilmar Sugar Holdings is one of the promoters of Shree Renuka Sugars.

Last year, Shree Renuka Sugars had announced issue of up to 500 million compulsorily convertible preference shares (CCPS) at Rs 16.27 each to Wilmar Sugar Holdings.

WSH (is) making an additional investment of Rs 7.83 billion in Shree Renuka Sugars (SRSL) for the purpose of up-front repayment and settlement of part of the debts and to fund working capital requirements of SRSL, the company had said last year.

As of December 2017 quarter, promoters' total stake in the company was 54.47 per cent, including WSH's shareholding of 27.24 per cent.

Singapore-based WSH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wilmar International and is the main holding company for the Wilmar Groups global sugar and ethanol businesses, including assets in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Morocco and Myanmar.

First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 15:38 IST