INFRASTRUCTURE major Larsen and Toubro on Friday announced an open offer for 5.13 crore shares or 31 per cent stake of mid-tier IT company Mindtree at Rs 980 per share, according to a regulatory filing.
L&T will have to shell out Rs 5,029.8 crore for the planned open offer for the Bengaluru-based company.
“Larsen and Toubro makes a cash offer of Rs 980 per fully paid up equity share of face value of Rs 10 each, to acquire up to 5,13,25,371 equity shares representing 31 per cent of the voting share capital. To the shareholders of Mindtree Ltd,” said the letter of offer communicated to the BSE by Mindtree. Open offer is higher than Mindtree’s closing price of Rs 970.45 at BSE.