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Bandhan Bank gets CCI approval to acquire Gruh Finance

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Kolkata-based Tuesday said it has received approval of the (CCI) for the proposed acquisition of

Gruh Finance, the affordable housing of HDFC Ltd, was taken over in January by in a share-swap deal.

Last month, the received a nod in this regard from the Reserve of

"The has by way of its letter dated April 15, 2019, intimated that CCI, at its meeting held on April 15, 2019, considered the proposed combination and approved the same," the bank said in a regulatory filing.

As part of the deal, Bank has to transfer 14.9 per cent stake to HDFC for merging Gruh with itself.

The deal will allow Bandhan Bank's promoter Bandhan Financial Holdings' shareholding to come down to about 61 per cent from about 82 per cent, and HDFC to hold around 15 per cent in the merged entity from about 57 per cent in Gruh.

The swap ratio for the amalgamation would be 568 shares of Bandhan Bank for every 1,000 shares of

Shares of Bandhan Bank closed at Rs 558.10 apiece on the BSE, up 4.72 per cent.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 18:40 IST