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Ultratech Cement rallies following CCI approval for Jaypee Unit


Ultratech Cement rallies following CCI approval for Jaypee Unit
Shares in Ultratech Cement rallied almost 2 per cent, following a CCI approval to buy the cement unit of Jaypee.

The stock was last trading 1.44 per cent higher on the National Stock Exchange.


The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the sale of one of the unit's of Jaypee Cement to Ultratech Cement.

"With reference to the earlier announcement dated September 11, 2013 about the approval granted by the Board of Directors of the Company to the acquisition of the Cement Unit of Jaypee Cement Corporation Limited, (JCCL) located in Gujarat with the Company, UltraTech Cement Ltd has now informed BSE that the Competition Commission of India has by an order dated December 20, 2013 (received by the Company on December 23, 2013), passed under section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002 approved the proposed combination," Ultratech Cement has stated in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

"Further, court convened meetings of the equity shareholders, secured and unsecured creditors of the Company will be held on January 20, 2014 seeking their approval to the Scheme of Arrangement," the filing said.

Story first published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 10:40 [IST]
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