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Govt not to participate in LIC's open offer to buy 51% stake in IDBI Bank

In a letter to the bank, the Government of India has confirmed that it will not participate in the open offer made by LIC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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on Tuesday said the government will not participate in LIC's open offer to acquire 51 per cent stake in the bank. 

LIC's open offer to purchase 26 per cent shares of opened on December 3 and will close on December 14.

In October, announced an open offer for acquiring 26 per cent of equity in at a price of Rs 61.73 per share, entailing total payout of over Rs 126.02 billion.  

"IDBI Bank is in receipt of letter dated December 03, 2018, from Government of India confirming that Government of India will not participate in the open offer made by LIC," IDBI Bank said in a regulatory filing.  

First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 14:05 IST
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