Vodafone takes full control of Indian business

LONDON Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:32pm IST

A man checks his mobile phone as he walks past a shop displaying the Vodafone logo on its shutter in Mumbai January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

A man checks his mobile phone as he walks past a shop displaying the Vodafone logo on its shutter in Mumbai January 15, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Danish Siddiqui/Files

Related Topics

Stocks

   

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Vodafone (VOD.L) said on Friday it had taken full ownership of Vodafone India by buying the 11 percent it did not already own from Piramal Enterprises Limited (PIRA.NS).

In March 2014, Vodafone increased its stake in the unit to 89 percent by buying out Analjit Singh and Neelu Analjit Singh. It said the combined cost for both the deals in March and on Friday was 101.418 billion rupees, or 1 billion pounds.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Kate Holton)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Economic Pulse

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Deregulation Impact

Deregulation Impact

Private fuel retailers to dip toe, not dive back, into India  Full Article 

Gold Import

Gold Import

RBI will not change gold import rules - sources  Full Article 

Idea Results

Idea Results

Idea Cellular Q2 profit up 69 percent  Full Article 

An RBI First

An RBI First

RBI releases minutes of financial stability council's Aug meet  Full Article 

Global Shares

Global Shares

Japanese stocks lead shares worldwide, IBM weighs on Dow  Full Article 

IBM Chip Unit

IBM Chip Unit

IBM to pay Globalfoundries to take chip unit  Full Article 

IBM Earnings

IBM Earnings

IBM ditches 2015 operating EPS target, shares slump 7 pct  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage