Govt Approves 6 Proposals of Foreign Direct Investment of Rs1810.25 Crore

By | November 18, 2015
(Last Updated On: November 18, 2015)

Press Release by Ministry of Finance of Govt of India on 18-November, 2015

Government Approves Six (6) Proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Amounting to Rs. 1810.25 Crore Approximately
Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its 226thmeeting held on 30th October 2015, the Government has approved 6 (six) proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) amounting to Rs. 1810.25 crore.

The following 6 (six) proposals have been approved:


NoItem NoName of the applicantGist of the proposalSectorFDI (Rs in crore)
11Agile Electric Sub Assembly Pvt Ltd,Post-facto approval has been sought by Agile Electric Drives Technologies and Holdings Pvt Ltd for the allotment of 1,50,00,000 equity shares as swap to Mr. Keiichi Igarashi in lieu of 55,00,000 shares held by Mr Keiichi Igarashi in Agile Electric Sub Assembly Pvt Ltd.ManufacturingNil
22Sharekhan LimitedPost facto approval for :-

I. Carrying on the commodities brokerage business through subsidiary and the depository services business by itself while there was investment made by foreign investors from time to time in Sharekhan.

II. Investment in Sharekhan by IDFC since IDFC was regarded as a foreign owned company from March 2011 till March 2014

III. Investment in Human Value Developers Private Limited by IDFC since IDFC was regarded as a foreign owned company from March 2011 till March 2014 and

IV. Downstream investment made by Human Value Developers Private Limited in 2007 in M/s Sharekhan.

33M/s Serap India Pvt. Ltd.permission for issue of  equity shares to with a premium of Rs. 10 per share against total outstanding dues of Rs. 11,47,64,901 towards purchase of capital goods, components and raw material from them and condonation of delay of 1215 days in applying for such permission.Manufacturing0.25
45M/s  Monsoon Capital LLC, USAApproval has been sought for :-

i. an amount equal to not less than 5% of the corpus of a domestic AIF III (Monsoon Alternative Investment Trust) or INR 10,00,00,000 (INR ten crores only) whichever is lower to fulfil conditions laid down in the SEBI AIF Regulations, 2012 regarding AIF Category III funds; or

ii. in the Monsoon Alternative Investment Trust,  through its subsidiary viz ProAlpha Systematic Capital Advisors Private Limited,  an amount  equal 5% of the corpus of the Monsoon Alternative Investment Trust or Rs. 10,00,00,000/- whichever is lower

56M/s SeQuent Scientific LimitedSequent  has proposed to acquire the entire shareholding Alivira Animal Health Limited  by buying out the minority shareholding of 99,97,941 shares i.e. 26.70% held by Ascent Fund and Devicam, as a consideration Sequent will issue 35,85,413 equity shares(share swap) on a prefential basisPharmaNil
67M/s IIFL Holdings Limited,Approval has been sought by M/s IIFL Holdings Limited, a NBFC company for increasing the foreign equity from 50.16% to 80% by way of issuing shares to FIIs.NBFC1800.00

The following 01 (one) proposal has been rejected:


NoItem NoName of the applicantGist of the proposalSector
14Volkswagen Finance Private LimitedApproval has been sought by Volkswagen Finance Private Limited with 100% existing foreign equity for investment in Indian government treasury bills and / or Indian government securities and / or liquid mutual funds and / or high quality corporate debt securitiesNBFC


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