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Indian government approves 20 FDI proposals Worth Rs. 915.83 Crore

The government of India has approved the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its meeting held on October 24, 2013 to allow 20 proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) amounting to Rs. 915.83 crore approximately. 

In addition, one proposal of M/s Federal Bank Ltd., Kerala, amounting to Rs. 1,400.00 crore has been recommended for consideration of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

Details of Proposals considered in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) Meeting held on 24 October, 2013.

 Following are the 20 proposals approved:

 

Sl. No.

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

FDI/NRIinflows

(Rs. incrore)

1

M/s Castleton Investment Ltd., Mauritius; M/s GlaxoSmithKline PteLtd., Singapore NR to NR transfer of shares between the foreign promoter group companies of an Indian pharma company – deletion of the standard conditions.

 

Nil

2

M/s IntasPharmaceuticals Ltd. To issue fresh equity shares to eligible non-resident investors in a book-building IPO and by an offer for sale by an existing foreign investor M/s Mozart Limited to carry out the business of pharmaceutical sector.

225.00

(known amount)

3

M/s Fenwal India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon Transfer of shares from NR to NR as a part of global restructuring of the group companies.  The investee company is engaged in the pharma sector.

Nil

4

M/s Menarini RaunaqPharma Ltd. Conversion of ECB into equity shares in a pharma sector company.

Nil

5

M/s Perrigo API India Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai To increase the foreign equity participation from 85% to 100% by way of issue of fresh equity shares and transfer of equity shares from resident to non-resident shareholders in a pharma sector company.

130.00

6

M/s CignitiTechnologies Ltd., Hyderabad Transfer of shares by way of share swap in a software company.

Nil

7

M/s HardingeMachine Tools B.V., Netherlands To set up a LLP to carry out the end-to-end business of workholding products and their after sales services.

21.99

8

M/s Casbaa Ltd., Hong Kong To set up a LLP in India to be engaged in representing and promoting cable and satellite industry in India.

0.02

9

M/s Luxora RealatorsPvt. Ltd., Mumbai Condonation of delay in bringing in the minimum capitalization amount of US $ 5 million into the FDI compliant real estate project.

Nil

10

M/s Sugam VanijyaHoldings Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi NR to NR transfer of FCDs within group companies before the completion of the 3 year lock in period.

Nil

11

M/s ReligareEnterprises Ltd. To issue warrants to carry out the business of Investment Advisory Services and Financial Consultancy and to make holding investments in the NBFC Sector.

179.43

(USD 29 million)

12

M/s ANZ Capital Pvt. Ltd. Post facto approval for exemption from minimum capitalisation requirement for a fund based NBFC, in order to regularise all transactions before winding up and liquidating the NBFC.

Nil

13

The Nuance Group AG To set up a duty free shop in ChatrapatiShivaji International Airport, Mumbai.

19.00

14

M/s Emerald Group Publishing (India) Pvt. Ltd., Delhi WOS of a foreign company to undertake the additional activities of Publishing of books and their supplements (text books, hand books, eBooks) in India for universities, educational institutions, research centres, other corporate etc.

12.37

(US $ 2 lakh)

15

M/s DA Vinci GmbH, Berlin To set up a WOS in India to undertake the down-linking and distribution of a Non-news and Non-current Affairs Edutainment Channel.

5.00

16

M/s Berns Brett India Insurance Broking Pvt. Ltd., Delhi Company having foreign investment tocarry out the business of insurance broking under the regulation of IRDA.

0.65

17

M/s JM Financial Limited, Mumbai An Indian Core Investment company to issue warrants.

22.19

18

M/s Aavishkar India Micro VenturecentalFund Transfer of units from NR to NR in a Domestic Venture Capital Fund (DVCF).

Nil

19

M/s SacmiEngineering (India) Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai Issue of equity shares to the shareholders of its foreign parent company pursuant to a High Court approval of the Scheme of Demerger.

Nil

20

M/s Singapore Airlines Ltd., Singapore To set up a JV Comapny in the ratio of 49%: 51%, which will be engaged in domestic and international full service scheduled passenger airlines services in the civil  aviation sector in India.

303.18

(USD 49 million)

The following two (2) proposals have been deferred:

 

Sl. No

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

1

M/s Cygnus Medicare Pvt. Ltd., Delhi To issue equity shares against CCPS of M/s Somerset Indus Healthcare Fund I Limited held in M/s Altus Healthcare Private Limited.

2

M/s MordrilProperties (India) Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai To get an extension of 2 years for fulfilling the condition of developing 50% of the project within a period of five years from the date of obtaining all statutory clearances.

The following two (2) proposals have been rejected:

 

Sl. No

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

1

M/s Big India Malls Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi To repatriate FDI by selling current undeveloped plots for lack of funding from shareholders.

2

M/s Indostar Capital Finance Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai (No.217/2012-FC.I) An NBFC proposes to set up a subsidiary company and sponsor a debt fund under SEBI (AIF) Regulations.

 

 

The following one (1) proposal has been advised to access automatic route:

Sl. No

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

FDI/NRIinflows

(Rs. in crore)

1

M/s MY Mobile Payment Ltd., Mumbai (MMPL) Induction of foreign equity to carry out the business of mobile payment services.

58.91

 

The following one (1) proposal has been advised that FIPB approval is not required:

 

Sl. No.

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

1

M/s DashtagUK Post facto approval on behalf of Indian company who has made downstream investment in its subsidiary companywhich is not engaged in any commercial activity.

 

The following one (1) proposal has been advised to apply afresh after the approval of the scheme of arrangement by the competent court:

 

Sl. No.

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

1

M/s ProvimiAnimal Nutrition India Pvt. Ltd., Karnataka To transfer two of the existing business undertakings to two new companies to be established in India as wholly owned subsidiaries of Cargill Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd.

 

The following one (1) proposal has been recommended for the consideration of CCEA, as the investment involved in the proposals is above Rs. 1200.00 crore:

 

Sl. No

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

FDI/NRIinflows

Rs. incrore)

1

The Federal Bank Ltd., Kerala To increase the foreign equity to 74%; and post facto approval for exceeding the foreign equity cap of 49% by 7.16%.

1400.00

Decision in the following two (2) proposals have been kept in abeyance:

 

Sl. No

Name of theapplicant

Particulars of the proposal

FDI/NRIinflows

(Rs. incrore)

1

M/s DLF Limitless Developers Pvt. Ltd. Exit of foreign investors and the repatriation of the capital as the construction sector project could not even acquire land.

No fresh inflow

2

M/s SingTel Global (India) Pvt. Ltd. To increase the foreign equity participation of the existing foreign investor from 74% to 100% in telecom sector company.

2.98

 

 

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