Spicejet Shares Soar As CCI Clears Ajay Singh Deal

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Shares in SpiceJet rallied after the Competition Commission of India approved acquisition of Ajay Singh's stake in the company.

Spicejet Shares Soar As CCI Clears Ajay Singh Deal
The stock which is traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange was last up 20 per cent at Rs 23.90. The SpiceJet shares are only traded on the BSE and not on the NSE.

"The company has been informed by Mr. Ajay Singh ("Acquirer") that the Competition Commission of India has approved the proposed combination and acquisition of entire shareholding of Mr. Kalanithi Maran and M/s. Kal Airways Private Limited (i.e. existing Promoters) aggregating to 350,428,758 equity shares (58.46%) by Mr. Ajay Singh, in terms of the Competition Act, 2002," SpiceJet said in a BSE filing.

SpiceJet has been in the news of late as the airline has been cash strapped. Its former promoter Ajay Singh now looks to unleash fresh life into the airline.


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