TVS Holdings to Acquire Majority Stake in Home Credit India Finance

TVS Holdings acquires 80.74% stake in Home Credit India Finance for Rs 554 crore. Home Credit provides unsecured loans and has a strong presence in consumer financing and personal loans. This acquisition aligns with TVS's strategy to expand in consumer finance and will strengthen its portfolio. Home Credit will operate as a subsidiary of TVS while maintaining its brand and autonomy. The acquisition requires approvals from RBI and CCI.

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 10-05-2024 13:41 IST | Created: 10-05-2024 13:41 IST
TVS Holdings to Acquire Majority Stake in Home Credit India Finance
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TVS Holdings Ltd on Friday said it will acquire 80.74 per cent stake in Home Credit India Finance Pvt Ltd for an aggregate consideration Rs 554.06 crore.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on Friday approved the acquisition of 88,09,45,401 equity shares of Home Credit India Finance Pvt Ltd (HCIFPL), amounting to 80.74 per cent stake, from Home Credit India BV, an entity based in the Netherlands and Home Credit International AS, a Czech Republic-based entity, TVS Holdings said in a regulatory filing.

The aggregate consideration for the acquisition is Rs 554.06 crore, it added.

Home Credit India Finance is engaged in the business of providing unsecured loans and is one of the leading players in the consumer financing market and the personal loans segment, the filing said.

It had clocked a turnover of Rs 1,720 crore in 2022-2023.

This acquisition aligns with the strategy of TVS Holdings Ltd to expand in the consumer finance sector, further strengthening its portfolio, the company said.

''HCIFPL will operate as a subsidiary of TVS Holdings Ltd, maintaining its brand identity and autonomy,'' it said, adding HCIFPL would benefit from the resources and support of TVS Holdings Ltd.

The proposed transaction shall be subject to the approval required by HCIFPL from the Reserve Bank of India, with respect to change in control and board of directors, the filing added.

On the other hand, TVS Holdings is required to obtain approval from the Competition Commission of India under the Competition Act, 2002, for the completion of the proposed transaction.

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