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Jubilant Organosys plans to sell part of biz: report

Jubilant Organosys plans to sell part of biz: report
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First Published: Tue, Jun 16 2009. 10 07 AM IST
Updated: Tue, Jun 16 2009. 10 07 AM IST
Mumbai: Chemicals and drugs maker Jubilant Organosys Ltd plans to sell a part of its industrial and performance products division, eyeing Rs3-3.50 billion from the sale, the Economic Times reported on Tuesday.
The company has decided to spin off its consumer products and application polymer businesses, which generated annual sales of about Rs2 billion, the report said citing an unidentified source privy to the development.
A company spokeswoman declined to comment.
“There have been preliminary proposals of interest from domestic and international companies,” the paper quoted the source as saying.
The spin off will be part of Jubilant’s strategy to focus on its pharmaceutical business and the funds from the sale will be used to expand this business and also to retire some of its Rs35 billion debt, the report added.
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First Published: Tue, Jun 16 2009. 10 07 AM IST