Mumbai: Religare Securities Ltd has increased its stake in multiplex operator Fame India to 5.82% from 0.70%, according to a filing made by Fame to the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday.
The stake increase was effected on 25 March.
As Religare is a broker, shares are held in the ordinary course of business towards margin or collateral on behalf of clients, the filing said.
Fame India is the subject of a takeover battle between Reliance Mediaworks <and Inox Leisure.
Inox already holds 50.48% in Fame while Reliance Media has delayed an open offer to acquire 21.7 million shares in Fame.