Warburg Pincus sells 2.11% stake in Moser Baer
Private equity firm Warburg Pincus offloaded 2.11% stake in solar module manufacturer Moser Baer India for over R2.2 crore through a series of open market sales between September 6 and September 14. The PE firm’s stake now stands at 4.82% in the company. The investor sold 35,49,355 shares of Moser Baer India. Waburg Pincus had sold 24.5% of its stake in the company in May this year to Global Town Investment in an off-market transfer deal. Moser Baer shares closed 2.14% up to R6.69 on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday.
RInfra forays into cement biz with Reliance Cement
Making its foray in the Indian cement market, Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), part of the Reliance Group, announced the launch of Reliance Cement, the company’s cement brand, a company statement said. Reliance Cement will be manufactured from RInfra’s recently commissioned Butibori plant at Maharashtra and will mainly be delivered to Vidarbha market. The cement business will be housed under Reliance Cement Company, a subsidiary of RInfra.
RPower’s Sasan plant connected to national grid
Reliance Power (RPower) said its flagship 4,000 MW Sasan power project is now connected to the national grid, with the commissioning of a 400 Kv switchyard. The project is ready to draw power from the grid to provide start-up power for the plant’s first 660 MW unit which is nearing completion five months ahead of schedule, the company said. RPower said the switchyard would enable evacuation of power to seven states.
Ramco bags GoAir maintenance contract
Chennai-based Ramco Systems has bagged the maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) contract of Wadia Group’s GoAirlines. Ramco will deliver epublications including engineering and configuration, maintenance programme and planning, line maintenance , technical records and complete materials. “The M&E software of Ramco will be integrated with our flight operations ARMS system and SAP ERP for achieving required automation and seamless business overflow,” said Giorgio De Roni, CEO, GoAir.
BGR bags R1,900-crore Damodar Valley deal
Chennai-based BGR Energy Systems, a EPC and BoP company in the power industry, received the notification of award (NoA) from Damodar Valley for steam generators for the Raghunathpur, West Bengal, thermal power project phase-II (2x660MW). The order is valued at euro 109.79 million plus rupee component of R1,121 crore, totalling around R1,901.57 crore. The execution period of the contract will be 58 months.
Havells, Osram settle Sylvania dispute
Lighting products maker Havells India said on Monday that Osram, a unit of