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CCI clears Radiant Life Care-Max Healthcare merger

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (CCI) has cleared the purposed deal between KKR-backed Radiant Life Care and

The announced the proposed merger in a joint statement in December 2018. The combined entity will be valued at Rs 7,242 crore, according to the statement.

In a tweet on Tuesday, the fair trade regulator said it "approves proposed combination of Institute Limited, and (affiliate of KKR & Co. Inc.)".

According to the joint statement, the deal will see KKR becoming the majority shareholder, while Radiant Life Care promoter Abhay Soi will lead the combined company as promoters led by would step down, it added.

Based on the share swap ratio recommended in the valuation report, the shareholding pattern of the combined entity will be 51.9 per cent, 23.2 per cent and 7 per cent held by KKR, Abhay Soi and Max promoters, respectively, with the balance being held by the public and other shareholders, it added.

The merged entity will continue to use the current brand name Max Healthcare, with appropriate adjustments to its logo.

In a separate tweet, CCI said it has approved the acquisition of additional shares by in Healthcare Berhad. The acquisition of shares will be by way of shares purchase from Berhad.

Further, the CCI in another tweet said it "approves acquisition by of automotive components business of Chrysler Automobiles N.V".

Mergers and acquisitions beyond a certain threshold require approval of the CCI.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 15:50 IST