- Bajaj Hindusthan is to take control of Phenil Sugars Ltd.
- BHSL is part of the Bajaj Group (Kushagra).
- It has alcohol distillation capacity of 800 kilolitres per day.
The company has converted 3,50,03,927 redeemable non-cumulative convertible preference shares of Rs.100 amounting to Rs.350.04 crore into equity shares of 35,00,39,270 equity shares of Rs.10 each of PSL.
In a regulatory filing, BHSL informed that the company has acquired 98.01 per cent shareholding (post-conversion) of Phenil Sugars Ltd (PSL) by way of conversion of existing preference shares into equity shares.
The company said that "there is a substantial appreciation in the value of assets (mainly land) of PSL's both plants at Basti and Govindnagar."
Accordingly, Bajaj Hindusthan is to take control of Phenil Sugars Ltd to realise its investments.
After taking control of PSL, BHSL may take the necessary steps to realise the amount by selling the assets of PSL in an appropriate manner and/or putting the assets to appropriate usage.
BHSL, which is part of the Bajaj Group (Kushagra), has 14 sugar plants, all located in Uttar Pradesh. The plants have an aggregate sugarcane crushing capacity of 1,36,000 tonnes crushed per day and an alcohol distillation capacity of 800 kilolitres per day.