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Brand Raymond ownership will remain with new demerged lifestyle business

The company had earlier announced the proposed demerger of its core lifestyle business into a separate entity that will be listed through mirror shareholding structure

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gautam Singhania, Raymond
Gautam Singhania, chairman of Raymond.

Textile player on Monday said ownership of brand will remain with the demerged new company.

The company had earlier announced hiving off the consumer and businesses into a separate entity.

Consequently, once the proposed scheme is approved by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), business will not be required to pay any royalty to Raymond Ltd for its use of the brands.

"Raymond' brand ownership for all the other businesses (except for Raymond Lifestyle Businesses) will remain with Raymond Ltd.

"I am happy to announce the management's decision of moving brand ownership with usage categories in respective ..There will be no intercompany brand licencing rights or royalty contracts," Raymond Ltd Chairman & Managing Director Gautam Hari Singhania said.

The company had earlier announced the proposed demerger of its core lifestyle business into a separate entity that will be listed through mirror shareholding structure.

The new company will be listed and the existing shareholders of residual Raymond will get the shares of the new company on a 1:1 basis.

The move will create a clear demarcation of lifestyle and other businesses leading to the simplification of the group structure.

The proposed scheme is subject to various regulatory and statutory approvals. 

First Published: Mon, December 02 2019. 11:45 IST
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