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Wanbury Ltd.

BSE: 524212 Sector: Health care
NSE: WANBURY ISIN Code: INE107F01022
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Wanbury Ltd. (WANBURY) - Director Report

Company director report

To

The Members

Your Directors have pleasure in presenting herewith the 32ndAnnual Report of the business and operations alongwith Audited Financial Statements of theCompany for the Financial Year ended 31st March 2020.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC:

Q4 FY20 saw unprecedented events with an advent of the COVID-19pandemic. The world momentarily came to a standstill as governments enforced lockdowns andother measures for public health and safety. During this period of global crisis ourpriority was to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees while helping ourcustomers maintain seamless business service continuity. We scaled up fast to adopt socialdistancing norms adopting new policies and restricting travel while enabling remoteworking for our associates. However during this period we remained committed tosafeguarding the interests of our customers and ensuring the continuity of theiroperations. We activated Business Continuity Plans (BCP) enabling remote working andmonitoring of our deliverables.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS (STANDALONE):

The summarised financial highlights for the year under review are asunder:

PARTICULARS 2019-2020 2018-2019
Total Revenue from operations 36745.47 39137.41
Other Income 11397 932.63
Total Income 36859.44 40070.04
Total Expenses 38656.43 42568.63
Profit /(Loss) Before Exceptional Items & Tax (1796.95) (2498.59)
Exceptional Items - Gain on Sale of Brands 8264.04 -
Profit /(Loss) Before Tax 6467.05 (2498.59)
Less: Tax including deferred Tax 20.87 (13.66)
Net Profit /(Loss) after tax 6446.18 (2484.93)

CONSOLIDATED ACCOUNTS:

The Consolidated Financial Statements of your Company for the FinancialYear 2019-2020 are prepared in compliance with applicable provisions of the Companies Act2013 read with Ind AS 110 -'Consolidated Financial Statements'. The Consolidated FinancialStatements have been prepared on the basis of audited financial statements of yourCompany its subsidiaries and associate companies as approved by the respective Board ofDirectors.

TRANSFER TO RESERVES:

During the year under review no amount was transferred to generalreserves.

OPERATIONAL REVIEW/AFFAIRS OF THE COMPANY & FUTURE OUTLOOK:

The Financial Highlights are as under:

The Total Income for the Financial Year under review was ' 36859.44Lakhs as against ' 40070.04 Lakhs in the previous year. The Total Expenses incurred inthe current Financial Year was ' 38656.43 Lakhs as against ' 42568.63 Lakhs in theprevious year. Exceptional items during the year includes gain of ' 8264.04 Lakhs on saleof four brands of Formulation Business. The brand sale proceeds have been utilized towardsrepayment of debt as part of debt resolution plan.

The Profit after tax for the Financial Year under review was ' 6446.18Lakhs as against a loss of (' 2484.93 Lakhs) in the previous Financial Year.

SHARE CAPITAL:

The paid up capital of the Company is ' 249951170/- The Company hadissued 1275000 equity shares during the financial year 2019-2020 and therefore there wasa change in the Share Capital during the year.

MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS:

In terms of the provisions of Regulation 34 of the SEBI (ListingObligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 a separate section onManagement Discussion and Analysis (MDA) which also includes further details on the stateof affairs of the Company forms part of this Annual Report.

DIVIDEND:

As the networth of the Company is negative the Board of Directors ofthe Company has not recommended any dividend for the Financial Year 2019-2020.

EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN:

Pursuant to Section 92 of the Companies Act 2013 extract of AnnualReturn of the Company in Form MGT-9 for the Financial year ended 31st March2020 is annexed herewith as Annexure - I to this Report and is also available on theCompany's website viz.http://www.wanburv.com/.

DEPOSITS:

The Company has not accepted any deposits during the year under review.Further there are no deposits which remained unpaid / unclaimed at the beginning or atthe end of the year under review.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL:

The Board of Directors of the Company consists of the following:

Sr. No. Name of Directors Category
1. Mr. K. Chandran Promoter and Executive Director
2. Mr. N. K. Puri Non-Executive Independent Director
3. Mr. S.K. Bhattacharyya Non-Executive Independent Director
4. Ms.Pallavi P Shedge # Non-Executive Independent Woman Director (w.e.f. 14th February 2020)

# The Board has appointed Ms.Pallavi P Shedge (DIN - 08356412) as anAdditional Director in the capacity of Non-Executive Independent Woman Director of theCompany at its meeting held on 14th February 2020 subject to approval of theShareholders.

Mr. N. K. Puri Mr. S. K. Bhattacharyya and Ms.Pallavi P Shedge areIndependent Directors who are not liable to retire by rotation.

The terms and conditions of appointment of the Independent Directorsand details of the familiarization programs formulated to educate the Directors regardingtheir roles rights and responsibilities in the Company and the nature of the industry inwhich the Company operates the business model of the Company etc. are placed on thewebsite of the Company < http://www.wanbury. com/>.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 152 (6) of the Act and theArticles of Association of the Company Mr. K. Chandran whole time Director who has beenlongest in the office retires by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and beingeligible offers himself for re-appointment.

The notice convening the AGM includes the proposal for re-appointmentof Mr. K. Chandran as an Executive Director.

Dr. Shireesh Ambhaikar President - Operations API Business appointedon 3rd April 2019.

Other than this no Director or Key Managerial Personnel was appointedor has resigned during the year under review. NUMBER OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OFDIRECTORS:

Eight (8) Board Meetings were held during the Financial Year 2019-2020.These meetings were held on 1st June 2019 14th August 2019 14thAugust 2019 20th September 2019 30th September 2019 22ndOctober 2019 13th November 2019 and 14th February 2020.

DECLARATION BY INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS:

Independent Directors have given necessary declaration that they meetthe criteria of independence as provided in sub-section (6) of Section 149 of theCompanies Act 2013 read with the Schedules and Rules made thereunder as well asRegulation 16(1) (b) of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations 2015.

ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION:

The Company has devised a policy for performance evaluation ofIndependent Directors Board Committees and other Individual Directors which includescriteria for performance evaluation of the Non-Executive Directors and ExecutiveDirectors.

The Company follows the best practices prevalent in the industry withrespect to evaluation of Board Members.

PARTICULARS OF LOANS GUARANTEES AND INVESTMENTS UNDER SECTION 186:

The Company has not given any loans guarantee and made any investmentspursuant to the provisions of Section 186 of Companies Act 2013 during the year underreview.

DETAILS OF SUBSIDIARIES ASSOCIATES AND JOINT VENTURE COMPANIES:

Your Company has four foreign subsidiaries viz. Wanbury Holdings B. V.(Netherland) Wanbury Global FZE (UAE) Ningxia Wanbury Fine Chemicals Co. Ltd. (China)and Cantabria Pharma S. L. (Spain).

The accounts of Cantabria Pharma S. L. is not available due to theCompany is being into liquidation.

The salient features of the financial statements of the subsidiaries inpursuance of Section 129 (3) of the Companies Act 2013 read with Rule 5 of the Companies(Accounts) Rules 2014 are given in prescribed Form AOC-1 attached as Annexure - II tothis report.

The Company is not having any Holding Company or Joint Venture or anyAssociate Company.

PARTICULARS OF CONTRACTS OR ARRANGEMENTS WITH RELATED PARTIES:

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 188 of Companies Act 2013 allcontracts / arrangements / transactions entered into by the Company during the FinancialYear with related parties were in the ordinary course of business and on an arm's lengthbasis. During the year under review the Company had not entered into any contract /arrangement / transaction with related parties which could be considered material inaccordance with the policy of the Company on materiality of related party transactions.

The transactions entered into with M/s. Wanbury Infotech PrivateLimited related party are in the normal course of business and at arm's length basis. ThePolicy on materiality of Related Party Transactions and dealing with Related PartyTransactions as approved by the Board may be accessed on the Company's website atwww.wanburv.com.

The details in specified format in Form AOC-2 of the transactionswith the related parties are given in the Annexure - III forming part of this report.

MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS IF ANY AFFECTING THE FINANCIALPOSITION OF THE COMPANY WHICH HAVE OCCURRED BETWEEN THE FINANCIAL YEAR END OF THE COMPANYTO WHICH FINANCIAL RESULTS RELATE AND THE DATE OF THIS REPORT:

No material changes and commitments which could affect the Company'sfinancial position have occurred between the end of the financial year of the Company anddate of this report.

STATUTORY AUDITORS:

M/s. V. Parekh & Associates Chartered Accountants (FirmRegistration No. 107488W) Mumbai was appointed as Statutory Auditors of the Company bythe Members vide resolution dated 30th September 2019 until the conclusion ofthe ensuing Annual General Meeting.

The re-appointment of Statutory Auditors for a term of 1 (one) yearfrom the conclusion of 32nd (this) Annual General Meeting till the conclusionof 33rd Annual General Meeting was recommended by the Audit Committee and theBoard of Directors respectively in their meeting held on 22nd July 2020subject to the approval of the Members in the ensuing Annual General Meeting to be held onMonday 28th September 2020. The Company has received a certificate from theauditors to the effect that their reappointment if made would be in accordance with theprovisions of Section 141 of the Companies Act 2013.

AUDITOR'S REPORT:

The Notes on Financial Statements referred to in the Auditors Reportsare self-explanatory and do not call for any comments and explanation.

The observations made in the Standalone Auditor's Report read togetherwith relevant notes thereon are self explanatory and explained in notes to accounts andhence do not call for any further comments under the Companies Act 2013. Auditors' Reportto the Shareholders for the year under review does not contain any qualificationreservation or adverse remark or disclaimer.

COST AUDITOR:

Your Directors have appointed M/s. Manish Shukla & Associates CostAccountant Mumbai as the Cost Auditor for the Financial Year 2019-2020. M/s. ManishShukla & Associates Cost Accountant Mumbai will submit the Cost Audit Reportalongwith necessary annexure to the Central Government (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) inthe prescribed form within specified time and at the same time forward a copy of suchreport to your Company.

The Cost Audit Report for the Financial Year ended 31stMarch 2019 which was due for filing upto 30th September 2019 was filed withthe Central Government (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) on 13th September 2019.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on 22nd July2020 has appointed M/s. Manish Shukla & Associates Cost Accountant Mumbai as CostAuditor of the Company for the Financial Year 2020-2021. As required by Section 148 of theAct necessary resolution has been included in the Notice convening the 32ndAnnual General Meeting seeking approval by Members for the appointment & remunerationproposed to be paid to M/s. Manish Shukla & Associates Cost Accountant Mumbai asCost Auditor of the Company for the Financial Year 2020-2021.

ADEQUACY OF INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS & INTERNAL AUDIT :

Your Company has in place adequate internal financial control systemscommensurate with the size scale and complexity of its operations. During the year suchcontrols were tested and no reportable material weakness in the operations was observed.The Company has appropriate policies and procedures for ensuring the orderly and efficientconduct of its business including adherence of the Company's policies safeguarding ofits assets prevention and detection of frauds and errors accuracy and completeness ofaccounting records and timely preparation of reliable financial information.

M/s. BDO India LLP Mumbai Internal Auditors of the Company monitorand evaluate the efficacy and adequacy of internal control systems in the Company. Basedon the report of the Internal Auditors respective departments undertake corrective actionin their respective areas and thereby strengthen the controls. Significant auditobservations and corrective actions thereon are presented to the Audit Committee of theBoard.

Your Company has a robust financial closure self-certificationmechanism wherein the line managers certify adherence to various accounting policiesaccounting hygiene and accuracy of provisions and other estimates.

SECRETARIAL AUDIT REPORT:

Pursuant to Section 204 of the Act and the Companies (Appointment andRemuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 the Board of Directors of the Companyhas appointed Ms. Kala Agarwal Practicing Company Secretary [FCS No.: 5976 and COP No.:5356] to conduct the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the Financial Year ended on 31stMarch 2020 (i.e. from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020). TheSecretarial Audit Report in Form MR-3 is annexed as Annexure - IV to this report.

The observations made in the Secretarial Audit Report are as under:

i. Only 76.79% of the Shareholding of Promoter & Promoter Group isin dematerialised form. However as per SEBI circular No. SEBI/Cir/ISD/05/2011 &Regulation 31(2) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations andDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 100 % Shareholding of Promoter & PromoterGroup has to be in dematerialised form.

ii. There was a delay in holding the Board Meeting and the AuditCommittee Meeting for the last quarter of the Financial Year ended 31.03.2019 as perRegulation 33 of the SEBI (LODR) Regulation 2015 and consequently the Company has paidpenalty of' 448400 to the BSE and ' 448400 to the National Stock Exchange of India.

iii. There was a delay in furnishing prior intimation of meeting of theBoard of Directors for the meeting convened on 22.10.2019 as per Regulation 29(2)(3) ofthe SEBI (LODR) Regulation 2015 and consequently the Company has paid penalty of '11800/- to the BSE and ' 11800/- to the National Stock Exchange of India.

Management Response to the aforesaid observations verbatim are asunder:

i. The share certificate aggregating 3024000 Equity Shares held byM/s. Kingsbury Investment INC. (Promoter Group Company) of Wanbury Limited. These sharesheld by them are in physical mode. The Company is undertaking necessary steps todematerialize these shares.

ii. The Company has paid the Penalty of ' 448400/- each to the BSELimited & NSE Ltd. on 17th September 2019 and 27th September2019 respectively for Non-Compliance of Regulation 33 of SEBI (Listing Obligations andDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 i. e. for delay in conducting the AuditCommittee & Board Meeting for the last quarter ended 31st March 2019 forthe Financial Year 2018-19 as per SEBI Circular No. CIR/CFD/CMD/12/2015 dated 30thNovember 2015.

iii. The Company has paid the Penalty of ' 11800/- (Rupees ElevenThousand Eight Hundred only) to BSE Limited & NSE Ltd. on 19th November2019 respectively for Non-Compliance of Regulation 29(2)/29(3) of Listing Regulationsregarding delay in furnishing prior intimation of Board Meeting.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY:

Provisions of Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013 relating toCorporate Social Responsibility are not applicable to the Company.

Therefore the Company has not constituted Corporate SocialResponsibility Committee.

AUDIT COMMITTEE:

Your Company's Audit Committee has been constituted in accordance withthe provisions of Section 177 of the Companies Act 2013 and Regulation 18 of SEBI(Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 and Section 177 of theCompanies Act 2013.

During the year under review seven (7) meetings of the Audit Committeewere held on 1st June 2019 14th August 2019 14th August2019 20th September 2019 22nd October 2019 13thNovember 2019 and 14th February 2020 along with the Board Meetings.

Following are the Members of the Audit Committee:

Sr. No. Name of Directors Designation Category
1. Mr. N. K. Puri Chairperson I & NED
2. Mr. S. K. Bhattacharyya Member I & NED
3. Ms. Pallavi P. Shedge Member (w.e.f. 14.02.2020) I & NED
4. Mr. K. Chandran Member P & WTD

The details pertaining to the Broad terms and conditions of the AuditCommittee are included given in Corporate Governance Report which form part of thisreport

NOMINATION AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE:

Nomination and Remuneration Policy inter alia containing appointmentcriteria qualifications positive attributes independence of Directors removalretirement and remuneration of Directors Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) and SeniorManagement Personnel of the Company has been formulated by the Nomination and RemunerationCommittee of the Company and approved by the Board of Directors.

Following are the Members of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee:

Sr. No. Name of Directors Designation Category
1. Mr. S. K. Bhattacharyya Chairperson I & NED
2. Mr. N. K. Puri Member I & NED
3. Ms. Pallavi P. Shedge Member (w.e.f.14.02.2020) I & NED
4. Mr. K. Chandran Member

Nomination and Remuneration Policy is available on the website of the Company atwww.wanburv.com

STAKEHOLDERS RELATIONSHIP COMMITTEE:

Your Company Stakeholder Relationship Committee has been constituted inaccordance with the Regulation 20 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and DisclosureRequirements) Regulations 2015 in order to specifically look in to the mechanism ofRedressal of grievances of Shareholders.

Following are the Members of the Stakeholder Relationship Committee:

Sr. No. Name of Directors Designation Category
1. Mr. S. K. Bhattacharya Chairperson I & NED
2. Mr. N. K. Puri Member I & NED
3. Ms. Pallavi P. Shedge Member (w.e.f.14.02.2020) I & NED
4. Mr. K. Chandran Member P & WTD

RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:

The Board of Directors of the Company has constituted Risk Management Committee toconsider the potential risks of the business of the Company and to plan for the mitigationof the same.

Following are the members of the Risk Management Committee:

Sr. No. Name of Directors Designation Category
1. Mr. N. K. Puri Chairperson I & NED
2. Mr. S. K. Bhattacharya Member I & NED
3. Ms. Pallavi P. Shedge Member (w.e.f.14.02.2020) I & NED
4. Mr. K. Chandran Member P & WTD

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE:

In compliance with Regulation 34 (3) read with Schedule V (C) of theSEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 a Report onCorporate Governance forms part of this Annual Report. The Auditors' certificatecertifying compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance as prescribed underSchedule V (E) of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations2015 is annexed to the Corporate Governance Report.

PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES:

Disclosure pertaining to the remuneration and other details as requiredunder Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel)Rules 2014 are attached as Annexure-V and forms part of this Report.

Information pursuant to Section 197(12) of the Companies Act 2013 readwith Rule 5(2) & 5(3) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of ManagerialPersonnel) Rules 2014 pertaining to the top ten names and other particulars of employeesalso form part of this report. However this information is not sent along with thisreport pursuant to the proviso to Section 136(1) of the Act. Any shareholder interested inobtaining a copy of the same may write to the Company Secretary/Compliance Officer at theRegistered office address of the Company and the same will be furnished on request.

SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDER PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURTS ORTRIBUNALS IMPACTING THE GOING CONCERN STATUS AND COMPANY'S OPERATIONS IN FUTURE:

Nil.

VIGIL MECHANISM/ WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY:

The Company pursuant to Section 177 of the Companies Act 2013 readalong with the rules made thereunder and Regulation 22 of SEBI (Listing Obligations andDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 have established vigil mechanism for Directorand Employees to report concern about unethical behaviour actual or suspected fraud orviolation of Company's code of conduct or ethics policy. The Whistle Blower Policy isposted on the website of the Company at www.wanburv.com.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION PROHIBITION &REDRESSAL) ACT 2013:

The Company has in place an Anti Sexual Harassment Policy in line withthe requirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibition& Redressal) Act 2013.

Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has been set up to redresscomplaints received regarding sexual harassment. All employees (permanent contractualtemporary trainees) are covered under this policy.

The Company has not received any sexual harassment complaint during theFinancial Year under review.

EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION SCHEME:

The Company has instituted Employee Stock Option Scheme 2016("Wanbury ESOP 2016") which was approved by the shareholders vide theirresolution dated 29th September 2016 to reward eligible employees. Pursuant tothe said scheme and on the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committeethe Board had granted 350000 options to employees. During the year ended 31stMarch 2020 25000 options were allotted. 125000 options are outstanding as on 31stMarch 2020.

The information required to be disclosed in terms of the provisions ofthe SEBI (Share Based Employee Benefits) Regulations 2014 is enclosed as Annexure-VI tothis report.

SECRETARIAL STANDARDS

The Directors state that applicable Secretarial Standards i.e. SS-1and SS-2 relating to 'Meetings of the Board of Directors' and 'General Meeting'respectively have been duly followed by the Company.

UNCLAIMED DIVIDEND & SHARES

Pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Companies Act 2013 readwith the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting Audit Transfer andRefund) Rules 2016 (the Rules) all unpaid or unclaimed dividends are required to betransferred by the Company to the IEPF established by the Central Government after thecompletion of the seven years. Further according to the Rules the shares on which thedividend has not been paid or claimed by the shareholders for seven consecutive years ormore shall also be transferred to the demat account of the IEPF Authority. Accordinglythe Company has transferred the unclaimed and unpaid dividend of ' 414937/- for theFinancial Year 2009-10.

Further 338865 corresponding shares were transferred as per therequirement of the IEPF Rules. The details are available on the website atwww.wanbury.com/PaidUnpaidDividends.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION AND FOREIGN EXCHANGEEARNINGS AND OUTGO:

As required by Section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act 2013 read withthe Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 the relevant data pertaining to conservation ofenergy technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings and outgo is given asAnnexure-VII forming part of this report.

DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT:

Pursuant to the provisions of sub-section (5) of Section 134 of theCompanies Act 2013 your Directors confirm that:

i. in the preparation of the annual accounts for the Financial Yearended on 31st March 2020 the applicable accounting standards had been followedalong with proper explanation relating to material departures;

ii. the accounting policies had been selected and applied consistentlyand made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true andfair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the Financial Year ended on31st March 2020 and of the profit and loss of the Company for that year;

iii. proper and sufficient care had been taken for the maintenance ofadequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act 2013for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud andother irregularities;

iv. the annual accounts had been prepared on a going concern basis;

v. internal financial controls to be followed by the Company havebeen laid down and these controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and

vi. the Company has devised proper systems which are in place to ensurecompliance with the provisions of all applicable laws which are considered adequate andare operating effectively.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

Your Company and its Directors wish to extend their sincere thanks tothe Bankers Central & State Government Customers Suppliers Stakeholders and Stafffor their continuous co-operation and guidance and also looking forward for the same infuture.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors
K. Chandran Pallavi P. Shedge
Navi Mumbai 22nd July 2020 Vice Chairman Director
DIN:00005868 DIN:08356412

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