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Govt not to participate in LIC's open offer in IDBI Bank

Govt not to participate in LIC's open offer in IDBI Bank

IDBI Bank Tuesday said government will not participate in LIC's open offer to acquire 51 per cent stake in the bank.

LIC's open offer to purchase 26 per cent shares of IDBI Bank opened on December 3 and will close on December 14.

In October, LIC announced an open offer for acquiring 26 per cent of equity in IDBI Bank at a price of Rs 61.73 per share, entailing total payout of over Rs 12,602 crore.

"IDBI Bank is in receipt of letter dated December 03, 2018 from Government of India confirming that Government of India will not participate in the open offer made by LIC," IDBI Bank said in a regulatory filing.

(With inputs from agencies.)



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