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L&T makes open offer to buy 31% in Mindtree for 5030 crore

  • Larsen & Toubro offers to buy 51.3 million Mindtree shares at 980 apiece
  • Last week, L&T said it will buy a 20.32% stake in Mindtree for 3,269 crore

Mumbai: Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) made an open offer on Tuesday to acquire a 31% stake in IT services firm Mindtree Ltd for 5,030 crore ($730.20 million).

L&T said it has offered to buy 51.3 million Mindtree shares at 980 apiece.

Last week, L&T said it will buy a 20.32% stake in Mindtree for 3,269 crore ($476.57 million). The company, which is acquiring the shares from Indian coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha and companies related to him, said it had also placed an order with its broker for an on-market purchase of up to 15 percent of Mindtree’s shares at 980 rupees apiece.

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