LIC gets 3 more years to dilute up to 10% stake


MUMBAI: Sebi has prolonged LIC’s deadline to obtain a ten% public shareholding by three years. The choice, which was communicated by way of a letter dated May 14, 2024, grants LIC till May 16, 2027 to fulfill this requirement.LIC was listed on the inventory exchanges on May 17, 2022 after a Rs 21,000 crore IPO, which resulted in govt’s stake being diluted to 95%.
Rule 19(2)(b)(iv) of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules, 1957 requires that firms dilute at the very least 5% of their shares to the general public initially. Additionally, the general public shareholding should improve to at the very least 10% inside two years and 25% inside 5 years from the itemizing date. Shares of LIC jumped more than 6% on Wednesday after the information.
Meanwhile, LIC Housing Finance on Wednesday reported a revenue of Rs 1,091 crore within the quarter ended March – a 7.5% decline from a 12 months in the past.

Nilesh Desai
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