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Indiabulls Housing-Lakshmi Vilas Bank merger gets CCI approval

IBHFL will hold around 90.5% of the post-merger enhanced equity capital of the merged entity

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

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The (CCI) has approved the merger of Limited (IBHFL) and Indiabulls Commercial Credit Limited (ICCL) with Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited (LVB).

will hold around 90.5 per cent of the post-merger enhanced equity capital of the merged entity, while shareholders of LVB will hold around 9.5 per cent.

ICCL, a non-deposit taking NBFC registered with RBI, is focussed on long-term secured mortgage-backed loans. Its merger with LVB will be in the overall interest of the company and will help it to utilise capital more efficiently than as a standalone NBFC, said the bank.

"Also, given the regulatory framework governing new privae banks, it's prudent to conduct lending business under the LVB," it said.

First Published: Fri, June 21 2019. 11:45 IST
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