Airtel to acquire 20% stake in Bharti Telemedia from Warburg Pincus

Bharti Airtel, today said that it will acquire a Warburg Pincus affiliate’s 20% equity stake in its DTH arm Bharti Telemedia for a total consideration of ~ INR 31,260 million which will be discharged primarily via issuance of ~36.47 million equity shares of Airtel at a price of INR 600 per share; and up to INR 10,378 million in cash. The issuance of shares proposed through preferential allotment is subject to shareholders’ approval.

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