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Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd.

BSE: 500038 Sector: Agri and agri inputs
NSE: BALRAMCHIN ISIN Code: INE119A01028
BSE 00:00 | 03 Dec 323.50 -7.35
(-2.22%)
OPEN

331.00

HIGH

335.00

LOW

322.50

NSE 00:00 | 03 Dec 323.25 -7.70
(-2.33%)
OPEN

329.90

HIGH

334.70

LOW

322.05

OPEN 331.00
PREVIOUS CLOSE 330.85
VOLUME 25159
52-Week high 398.25
52-Week low 155.50
P/E 15.91
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 6,599
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00
OPEN 331.00
CLOSE 330.85
VOLUME 25159
52-Week high 398.25
52-Week low 155.50
P/E 15.91
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 6,599
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd. (BALRAMCHIN) - Company History

Balrampur Chini Mills Limited (BCML) was incorporated in the year 14th July 1975. It is one of the second- largest integrated sugars manufacturing company in India. The principal activity of the Company is manufacturing and sale of sugar. Besides this the allied business activities undertaken by the company primarily consists of manufacturing and marketing of Ethyl Alcohol & Ethanol generation and selling of power and manufacturing of agricultural fertilizers. The company has 8 plants in Eastern U.P. and 2 in Central U.P. totaling to 10 sugar factories and having an aggregate crushing capacity of 76500 tons of cane per day (TCD).Balrampur Agro Industries (P) Limited and Vivek Agro Industries (P) Limited became subsidiaries of the Company in the year 1980. Vivek Ganna Pvt Ltd. Ganna Agro Pvt. Ltd. Maharajaganj Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd. and Stuti Agro Pvt. Ltd. became subsidiaries of the Company during the year 1986. In the year 1990 the company acquired the Babhnan Sugar Mills Limited with a capacity of 1000 TCD. Later on the Babhnan Sugar Mills Ltd was merged with BCML with effect from 1 April 1994. During the year 1995 BCML had diversified into distillery operations at the Balrampur unit through the commissioning of a 60-klpd distillery. In April 1998 BCML acquired a controlling stake in Tulsipur Sugar Co. Ltd. (TSC) a profit-making sugar company located near Balrampur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh with an installed capacity of 2500 TCD. TSC was merged with BCML with effect from 1st April of the year 1999. The crushing capacity of Tulsipur Sugar was subsequently expanded to 7000 TCD. In March 2003 BCML commissioned a bagasse based co-generation power plant with a capacity of 19.55 MW at Balrampur and the said capacity has been increased to 24.55 MW. In the same year BCML had set up an integrated Greenfield sugar complex at Haidergarh in East Uttar Pradesh with a sugarcane crushing capacity of 4000 TCD and co-generation capacity of 20.25 MW. Again the company had set up another one-distillery operations at the Babhnan unit in the year 2004 with a capacity of 60 klpd. The Company discontinued the country liquor business with effect from March of the year 2005. A Greenfield sugar project having a capacity of 7000 TCD was set up which was commissioned in November of the year 2005 at Akbarpur Dist Ambedkar Nagar U.P. A bagasse based co-generation power plant with a capacity of 18 MW was also installed at Akbarpur. The crushing capacity was subsequently expanded to 7500 TCD. BCML acquired an integrated sugar unit having a sugar plant of 7500 TCD and co-generation power plant of 12MW situated at Rauzagaon District Barabanki U.P. from Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd. in March 2006 in an all cash deal of Rs. 182 crores. Another one new Greenfield integrated sugar complex has been set up at Mankapur Dist. Gonda Eastern U.P. with a capacity of 8000 TCD sugar plant 34 MW co-generation power plant 100 KLPD distillery and 20 MT bio-compost manufacturing facility. The plant has begun operations in November of the year 2006. As in the identical year BCML had taken over the management of Indo Gulf Industries Ltd. BCML has acquired a 47.63% stake in the equity capital of Indo Gulf Industries Ltd. (IGIL). BCML has taken over the management of IGIL. A new Greenfield integrated sugar complex has been set up at Kumbhi Dist. Lakhinpur Kheri UP. with the capacity of 8000 TCD sugar plant and 20 MW co-generation power plant. The plant began operations in April of the year 2007. IGIL became as the subsidiary of the company with effect from 30th August 2007. Balrampur Overseas Pvt. Ltd. [BOPL] was incorporated in Hong Kong with the purpose of trading activities. The entire holding of BOPL is held by Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd. which became the subsidiary of the Company with effect from 11th October 2007.As of March 2008 the rating agency ICRA assigned an `LA+` rating to the Rs 8.41 billion long-term debt program and Rs 6.2 billion fund based bank limits of Balrampur Chini Mills (BCML) indicating high credit quality rating. ICRA also assigned an `A1` rating to the Rs 685 million non-fund based limits of the company. The rating indicates highest credit quality in the short-term. Within this category certain instruments are assigned the rating of A1+ to reflect their relatively stronger credit quality. Khalilabad Sugar Mills Pvt. Ltd (KSMPL) was merged with the Company pursuant to order dated 14th August 2013 of the Hon'ble Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) sanctioning the Modified Draft Rehabilitation Scheme for the merger of KSMPL with Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd. The said Scheme came into operation from the appointed date i.e. 1st April 2012. The Company issued and allotted 526894 equity shares of Re 1/- each to the shareholders of KSMPL in the ratio of 1:20 pursuant to the said scheme. During the year 2017 Visual Percept Solar Projects Private Limited (VPSPPL) became an associate company; consequent to the acquisition of 45% equity stake of VPSPPL by the Company pursuant to the Call Option Agreement dated 30th March 2015.During the year 2017 the Company sought approval of the shareholders to buy-back its equity shares through the 'Tender Offer' route using the Stock Exchange Mechanism for an aggregate amount of up to Rs 17500 lacs (being 14.72% of the total paid-up equity share capital and free reserves of the Company as on 31st March 2016) at a price of Rs 175/- per equity share on a proportionate basis in accordance with the provisions contained in the Act rules made there under the SEBI (Buy Back of Securities) Regulations 1998 and other applicable circulars clarifications and notificationsFollowing the completion of the Open Offer formalities under the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations 2011 (as amended) by the Ganesh Explosives Private Limited (Acquirer) Indo Gulf Industries Limited (IGIL) ceased to be the subsidiary of the company with effect from 19 May 2017. Accordingly the entire shareholding of the Company in IGIL along with the control and management of IGIL was transferred to the Acquirer. The Company has also been reclassified as 'public shareholders' in terms of Regulation 31A of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 (as amended) (the 'Listing Regulations') by the concerned stock exchange where the equity shares of IGIL are listed.During the year 2018 Auxilo Finserve Pvt. Ltd. (AFPL) became an associate company consequent to allotment of 37500000 equity shares having a face value of Rs 10/- each (50% equity shareholding) to the Company by AFPL.During the year 2018-19 the Board of Directors of the Company completed the formalities pertaining to extinguishments of 6600000 Equity Shares bought back during the year 2017-18 pursuant to the buy-back of the equity shares of the Company approved at the meeting of the Board held on 21st February 2018.During the year 2018-19 the Board of Directors of the Company at their meeting held on 5th April 2019 approved buy-back of 8438327 Equity Shares of the Company through Tender Offer route using the Stock Exchange Mechanism for an aggregate amount of upto Rs14767.07 Lacs at a price of Rs 175/- per Equity Share on a proportionate basis in accordance with the provisions contained in the Act rules made thereunder the SEBI (Buy-Back of Securities) Regulations 2018 and other applicable circulars clarifications and notifications.During the year 2019-20 the settlement of buy-back of 8438327 equity shares of the Company for an aggregate amount of upto Rs 14767.07 lakhs at a price of Rs 175/- per Equity Share on a proportionate basis have been completed on 4 June 2019 and relevant shares have been extinguished on 10 June 2019. Consequent to this the equity share capital has been reduced by Rs 84.38 Lakhs and Capital Redemption Reserve of an equivalent amount has therefore been created.Post the Buyback of 8438327 equity shares the equity share capital of the Company stood at Rs 2200 Lacs consisting of 220000000 equity shares of Re 1 each as on 31 March 2020.The Company has commissioned on 12 January 2020 it's zero discharge effluent waste distillery with a capacity of 160 KLPD at its Gularia unit.Consequent to the outbreak of COVID-19 which has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Government of India and the State Governments have declared Lockdown restrictions which have impacted business in general. Since the Company is engaged in the manufacturing of essential commodities the activities of the Company were carried out normally under the directives issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the respective State Governments.The Board of Directors of the Company at their meeting held on 23rd June 2020 approved buy-back of 10000000 equity shares of the Company through the Tender Offer route using the Stock Exchange Mechanism for an aggregate amount of upto Rs 18000.00 lakhs at a price of Rs 80/- per equity share and the settlement in respect of shares bought back have been completed on 5th August 2020. Formalities pertaining to extinguishment of the shares bought back have been completed on 12th August 2020.Consequent to the said buy-back the Equity Share capital has been reduced by Rs 100.00 lakhs and Capital Redemption Reserve of an equivalent amount has therefore been created and the differential amount of Rs 17900.00 lakhs has been adjusted from Other Equity of the Company.The Company has issued listed commercial papers of Rs 20000.00 lakhs during the quarter ended December 2020. The repayment of the same is due on 10th March 2021.

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