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PNB to sell stake in PNB Housing to General Atlantic, Varde for Rs 1,851 cr

PNB has entered into an agreement to sell 1,08,91,733 equity shares held in PNB Housing Finance Ltd to Varde Partners at a price of Rs 850 per share, aggregating to Rs 925.80 crore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Punjab National bank
As on December 31, 2018, PNB held 32.79 per cent stake in PNB Housing Finance

State-run (PNB) Friday said it will sell its partial stake in Housing to global private equity firm Group and alternative investment firm for Rs 1,851.6 crore.

has entered into agreements in relation to the said transactions Friday, the public sector bank said in a regulatory filing.

As per the agreement, will sell 1,08,91,733 equity shares held in Ltd (PNBHF) to Group at a price of Rs 850 per share, aggregating to Rs 925.80 crore.

PNB has also entered into an agreement to sell 1,08,91,733 equity shares held in PNBHF to at a price of Rs 850 per share, aggregating to Rs 925.80 crore.

Post these transactions, PNB said it would continue to hold strategic stake of 19.78 per cent of the paid up capital of PNBHF and shall continue as a promoter and strategic shareholder of PNBHF.

The transactions are subject to "satisfaction of customary conditions, including receipt of applicable regulatory approvals", PNB added.

As on December 31, 2018, PNB held 32.79 per cent stake in PNB Housing

Shares of PNB Housing Finance were trading 3.39 per cent higher at Rs 857.60 apiece on BSE, while shares of PNB were trading with gains of 0.52 per cent at Rs 95.85 on BSE.

First Published: Fri, March 29 2019. 11:55 IST
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