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Swap ratio fixed for Bank of Baroda merger with Vijaya, Dena bank

Vijaya, Dena shareholders to get 402 & 110 shares, respectively, of BoB for every 1,000 held

The Bank of Baroda headquarters is pictured in Mumbai
The Bank of Baroda headquarters is pictured in Mumbai

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB). The merger will be completed by April 1, to create the country’s second-largest public sector bank. The merged entity will also be the third-largest, in terms of assets, after State Bank of India (SBI) and HDFC Bank. The total assets of the three entities combined, as of September 2018, was Rs 10.44 trillion, trailing SBI (Rs 34.86 trillion) and Rs 11.70 trillion of HDFC Bank.  BoB will be the transferee bank and Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank ...