According to the deal between the Reliance Life Insurance and the Nippon Life Insurance, Nippon will pay Rs 3,062 for 26% stake in Reliance Life Insurance.
The deal had recieved approval in principle from the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) regarding the proposed stake sale. With the RBI clearance, IRDA will grant its final approval for completion of the transaction, Reliance Capital said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Sam Ghosh CEO Reliance Capital said, "We are delighted to receive the RBI approval, bringing us closer to concluding this transaction very shortly."
"This is great news as we move closer to completing the transaction," Nippon Life Insurance President Yoshinobu Tsutsui said.
This transaction has put the valuation of Reliance Life Insurance at around Rs 11,500 crore.
Nippon Life is the seventh largest life insurer in the world with a legacy of 122-years. It is one of the leading private life insurer in Asia and Japan.
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