Gurugram (Haryana) [India], January 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): HSIL Limited ("HSIL"), India's leading packaging company, in its Board meeting held today approved the divestment of its Building Products division to Brilloca Limited ("Brilloca"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Somany Home Innovation Limited ("SHIL") in a slump sale transaction for a cash consideration of Rs 630 crore.
With the proposed transaction, the Building Products division's entire operating facilities of HSIL will be transferred to Brilloca.
Cash proceeds of Rs 630 crore will be utilized towards the pre-payment of existing bank borrowings which will further strengthen the HSIL balance sheet and create capital to further expand its packaging business
Going forward, HSIL will completely focus on the expansion of its packaging business and capitalize on both organic and inorganic opportunities
E&Y acted as the structuring advisor and Deloitte as the independent valuer.
The transaction is subject to shareholder and other statutory approvals as applicable. The transaction is expected to close by 31st March 2022 or such date as mutually agreed between HSIL and Brilloca.
Commenting on the transaction, Dr. Rajendra Kumar Somany, Chairman and Managing Director, HSIL: "This transaction will have a transformative impact on the market positing and growth prospects of HSIL. The company will emerge as a focused packaging company, well-positioned to implement its strategic plans to drive the packaging business and continue to unlock value for all stakeholders. The cash proceeds will be used to pre-pay existing bank borrowings and increase cash reserves."
HSIL Limited is India's leading Packaging Products Company that manufactures and markets various packaging products, including glass containers and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles, products & security caps, and closures. Packaging Products Division has six plants in India, located across Telangana, Uttarakhand, and Karnataka. This Division has a comprehensive product range, catering to 500+ globally acclaimed institutional clients in India.
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