In this article, we will discuss about Kaveri Seeds Buyback offer, buyback price, buyback size, Kaveri Seeds Buyback record date, company financial, buyback necessity and its impact on company.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Details
|Buyback Type||Tender Offer|
|Opening Date||Tuesday, December 31, 2019|
|Closing Date||Monday, January 13, 2020|
|Buyback Offer Amount||Rs.1,960,000,000|
|Buyback No. of Shares||28,00,000|
|Date of Buyback Approval||Tuesday, September 24, 2019|
|Date of Public Announcement||Tuesday, November 06, 2019|
|Buy Back Price||Rs.700/-|
|Buy Back Premium||33.42 %|
|Date of Board Meeting||Tuesday, September 24, 2019|
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Opening and Closing Date
The starting and closing date of this buyback is from December 31, 2019 to January 13, 2020.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Cash Offer
Cash Offer to Buy-back up to 28,00,000 fully paid-up equity shares of the Company of face value of Rs.2 each, representing 4.44% of the total number of equity shares.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Record Date
The decided record date is Nov 22, 2019.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Price
At a price of Rs.700/- per Equity Share.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Size
At a buyback price of Rs.700/- payable in cash for an aggregate maximum amount of Rs.1,960,000,000
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Acceptance Query
You can check for Buyback Acceptance query here. Just click on the given link and it will redirect you to buyback acceptance query page.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Acceptance Ratio
Find profit & profit percentage based on various acceptance rate, The profit is calculated based on 1000 shares.
|Acceptance Ratio||Total Shares Accepted||Buyback Price||Buyback Amount||Profit||Profit%|
Profit is calculated from Dec 27, 2019 share price i.e. Rs.515 per share of Kaveri Seeds Company Limited.
According to the above table, if a shareowner applies for 1000 shares of Kaveri Seeds Company limited & gets 20% acceptance from the company and the owner with 1000 shares will sell 200 shares @ Rs.515 per share & receive Rs.37000 as profit amount & 7.18% profit percentage on selling these 200 shares back to the company.
Similarly, if the owner gets 60% acceptance of share from the company, the owner will sell 600 shares @ Rs.515 & receive a profit of Rs.111000 @ 21.55% profit percentage.
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Overview
The Company was incorporated as “Kaveri Seed Company Private Limited” under the Companies Act, 1956 with the Registration No. 6728 of 1986-87 and is promoted by Mr. Gundavaram Venkata Bhaskar Rao, Mrs. Gundavaram Vanaja Devi and Mr. Rangineni Venu Manohar Rao.
The Company is mainly into the business of production, processing and marketing of high quality hybrid seeds for different crops like corn, sunflower, cotton, paddy, grain sorghum, etc. and have recently forayed into micronutrients and bio-products. The company produces non-hybrid seeds, primarily for paddy.
The Company is a leading provider of crop solutions to the farmer by supplying high yielding hybrid seeds and crop management namely micronutrients, bio-products etc. This Company is engaged in research and development in the areas of superior breeding programs and biotechnology tools that will enable them to develop highly effective and differentiated hybrid seeds, micronutrients and bio-products.
The Company has achieved a consolidated revenue of Rs.80,941.81 Lakhs for the FY ended 2019 as per the financial statements prepared in accordance with Indian Accounting Standards
Company Finances – Kaveri Seeds Company Limited
The salient financial information of the Company, as extracted from the standalone audited results for the last three financial years and limited review financial information for the six months period ended 30th September, 2019 based in IND AS are given below:
[In Rs. Lakhs]
|Particulars||For the six months period ended Sep-19|
|12 Months period ended March 31|
|Total Expenses (excluding finance cost, depreciation)||48,832.90||56,342.45||55,439.65||53,201.43|
|Profit before tax||24,012.97||22,713.05||21,794.96||8,437.29|
|Provision for tax|
(including Deferred Tax)
|Profit /(Loss) after tax||23,586.61||21,472.86||21,034.21||7,847.12|
|Equity Share Capital||1,262.58||1,262.58||1,321.84||1,381.10|
|Reserve and Surplus||NA||1,00,033.37||1,00,801.29||1,01,020.30|
|Total Debt (Excluding working capital loans)||179.55||187.06||187.82||163.86|
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Dates
|Date of Board Meeting approving the Buyback||September 24, 2019|
|Date of publication of Public Announcement for Buyback||November 07, 2019|
|Record Date for determining the Buyback Entitlement and the names of Eligible Shareholders||November 22, 2019|
|Buyback Opening date||December 31, 2019|
|Buyback Closing date||January 13, 2020|
|Last Date of verification of Tender Forms by the Registrar||January 17, 2020|
|Last date of intimation regarding acceptance / non-acceptance of Tendered Equity Shares to the BSE Limited by the Registrar||January 20, 2020|
|*Last date of Settlement of Bids on the BSE Limited||January 21, 2020|
|Last date of return of unaccepted Equity Shares by BSE Limited||January 21, 2020|
|*Last date of Extinguishment of Equity Shares||January 28, 2020|
Kaveri Seeds Buyback Details of Public Announcement
As per Regulation 7(i) of the Buyback Regulations, 2018, the Company has made a Public Announcement dated November 06, 2019 for the Buyback of Equity Shares published in the following newspapers on November 07th, 2019, which is within two working days from the date of declaration of results of the postal ballot for special resolution on November 5th, 2019.
|Business Standard||English||All editions|
|Business Standard||Hindi||All editions|
Necessity of Kaveri Seeds Buyback
Buyback will be beneficial to the Company and its Equity Shareholders, inter-alia, for the following reasons:
- Buyback will help the Company to return surplus cash to its members, holding equity shares and tendering under the Buyback, broadly in proportion to their shareholding, thereby, enhancing the overall return to the members;
- Kaveri Seeds Buyback, which is being implemented through the Tender Offer route as prescribed under the Buyback Regulations, would involve allocation of higher of number of shares as per their entitlement or 15% of the number of shares to be bought back, reserved for the small shareholders. Company believes that this reservation for small shareholders would benefit a large number of public shareholders, who would get classified as “small shareholder”
- The Buyback may help in improving return on equity, by reduction in the equity base, thereby leading to long term increase in shareholders’ value;
- This Buyback gives an option to the members holding equity shares of the Company, who can choose to participate and get cash in lieu of equity shares to be accepted under the Buyback offer or they may choose not to participate and enjoy a resultant increase in their percentage shareholding, post the Buyback offer, without additional investment.
- Optimizes the capital structure.
Impact of Kaveri Seeds Buyback on the Company
The Company believes the Buyback is not likely to cause any material impact on the profitability or earnings of the Company except to the extent of reduction in the amount available for investment, which the Company could have otherwise deployed towards generating investment income.
They believe the Buyback will not in any manner impair the ability of the Company to pursue growth opportunities or meet its cash requirements for business operations.
The Buyback is expected to contribute to the overall enhancement of shareholder value, and result in an increase in the return on equity of the Company.
The Buyback will not result in a change in control or otherwise affect the existing management structure of the Company.
The debt-equity ratio after the completion of the Buyback will be within the permissible limit of 2:1 prescribed by the Companies Act, even if the response to the Buyback is to the extent of 100% (full acceptance)
Salient financial parameters consequent to the Buyback based on the latest audited results as on March 31, 2019
are as under:
|Pre Buy-back||Post Buy-back||Pre Buy-back||Post Buy-back|
|Net worth (Rs in Lakhs)||101,295.95||81,695.95||100,625.15||81,025.15|
|Return on Net worth (%)||21.20||26.28||21.61||26.83|
|Earnings Per Share (Rs)||33.30||35.59||33.72||36.04|
|Book Value per Share (Rs)||160.46||135.42||159.40||134.31|
|P/E as per the latest audited standalone financial statements||16.26||15.22||16.06||15.03|
|Total Debt / Equity Ratio||0.002||0.003||0.007||0.009|
Basis of Calculating Kaveri Seeds Buyback Price
The Buyback Price per Equity Share has been arrived at after considering various factors such as the average closing prices of the Equity Shares of the Company on BSE and NSE, the networth of the Company and the impact of the Buyback on the key financial ratios of the Company.
More on Kaveri Seeds Buyback Price Calculation
The closing market price of the Equity Shares as on the date of intimation of the date of the Board meeting for considering the Buyback, September 16, 2019 was Rs.528.55 and Rs.524.95 on BSE and NSE respectively, and the Buyback Offer Price of Rs.700/- (Rupees Seven Hundred Only) per equity share represents a premium of 32.43 % and 33.42 % over the closing price of the Equity Shares on BSE and NSE, respectively.
The Buyback Price per Equity Share represents a premium of 53.24% and 50.72% over the volume weighted average market prices of the Company’s Equity Shares on BSE and NSE respectively for 3 months preceding the date of intimation to BSE and NSE for the Board Meeting to consider the proposal of the Buyback, being September 16th, 2019 and 44.34% and 41.71% over the average closing prices of the Company’s equity shares on BSE and NSE respectively for 2 weeks preceding the date of intimation to BSE and NSE for the Board Meeting to consider the proposal of the Buyback
Source of Funds for the Buyback
Assuming full acceptance, the funds that would be utilized by the Company for the purpose of the Buyback would be Rs.1,960,000,000 (Rupees One Hundred and Ninety Six Crores only).
The funds for the Buyback will be sourced from current balances of cash and cash equivalents and/or internal accruals of the Company and/or liquidation of financial instruments held by the Company.
The Company shall transfer from its free reserve / securities premium account a sum equal to the nominal value of the equity shares bought back through the Buyback to the Capital Redemption Reserve Account and the details of such transfer shall be disclosed in its subsequent audited Balance Sheet.
The Company does not intend to raise additional debt for the explicit purposes of the Buyback. Thus, funds from banks and financial institutions will not be used for the Buyback.
Kaveri Seeds Company Limited – Manager to the Buyback
|Karvy Investor Services Limited|
Plot No.31, 8th Floor, Karvy Millennium,
Nanakramguda, Financial District, Gachibowli
Hyderabad – 500 032, Telangana, India.
Tel.: +91 40-23428774/23312454; Fax: +91 40-23374714/23311968
Email: email@example.com; Website: www.karvyinvestmentbanking.com
Contact Person: M.P.Naidu /P.Pranavi
SEBI Registration No.: INM000008365
Kaveri Seeds Company Limited – Registrar to the Buyback
Bigshare Services Private Limited
1st Floor, Bharat Tin Works Building, Opp Vasant Oasis,
Makwana Road, Marol, Andheri (E), Mumbai – 400059
Tel: +91-22- 6263 8200 Fax: +91-22- 6263 8280
Contact person: Mr. Arvind Tandel SEBI
Registration Number: INR000001385
Kaveri Seeds Company Limited Contact Details
|Company Contact Details|
|Kaveri Seeds Company Limited|
Registered Office: 513-B, 5th Floor, Minerva Complex, SD Road, Secunderabad – 500003,
Tel.: +91- 40-27842398; Fax: +91- 40-27811237
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.kaveriseeds.in
Contact Person: Mr. K V Chalapathi Reddy, CFO and Compliance Officer
Kaveri Seeds Buyback News
News 1 – Buyback PDF / Letter of Offer [Download]
News 2 – Kaveri Seeds Company Ltd – Public Announcement
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