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V-Guard Industries to acquire 100% stake in Sunflame Enterprises Private Limited

Posted On : 2022-12-09 16:43:18( TIMEZONE : IST )

V-Guard Industries to acquire 100% stake in Sunflame Enterprises Private Limited

V-Guard Industries (V-Guard) announced that it has signed definitive agreements today for acquiring 100% stake in Sunflame Enterprises Private Ltd. (SEPL) for a consideration of INR 660 crs, on a cash-free, debt-free basis, subject to closing adjustments. The transaction is expected to close by mid of January 2023.

The acquisition is in line with V-Guard's strategy to become a significant player in the domestic Kitchen Appliances segment. The Sunflame brand has a pan India presence with a strong brand recall. SEPL's wide portfolio, product development capabilities and the recently established stateof-the-art integrated manufacturing facility provide the perfect opportunity for V-Guard to scale up its Kitchen Appliances business while also unlocking synergy benefits. The transaction would be funded through a mix of internal accruals and debt.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Mithun Chittilappilly, Managing Director, V-Guard, said, "The proposed acquisition is a key milestone in V-Guard's journey to have deeper engagement with its consumers by providing thoughtful products and experiences. Sunflame is an iconic brand etched in the memories of Indian households and is expected to provide significant thrust to V-Guard's plans to become a leading Indian Kitchen Appliances player. We appreciate the trust reposed by SEPL's Promoter family in us to take the Sunflame brand to greater heights."

Mr. K. L. Verma, Managing Director, SEPL said, "We are proud of the Sunflame legacy, having won and retained the trust of our customers and partners for nearly four decades. Having started this journey in 1984, we have come a long way since then. V-Guard, a name synonymous with trust, is the right organization to take this legacy forward. We are confident that the Sunflame brand would scale even greater heights with V-Guard."

Mr. V. Ramachandran, COO, V-Guard, said, "SEPL acquisition is a synergistic fit, and offers multiple levers for unlocking significant synergies in areas like geography, product portfolio and channels. We believe that this deal is value accretive for the shareholders of V-Guard and would catapult the Company into league of frontline Kitchen Appliances players in the country."

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Singhi Advisors provided financial, legal and transaction advisory services respectively to V-Guard.

Shares of V-Guard Industries Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 249.35 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 248.95. The total number of shares traded during the day was 7947 in over 838 trades.

The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 250.95 and intraday low of 248.85. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 1984011.00.

Source : Equity Bulls


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