Reliance Capital has slipped 9 per cent to Rs 157, falling 15 per cent in past two trading sessions. According to the shareholding pattern data for March 2019 quarter filed by the company reveals that the promoters' stake in Reliance Capital has slipped below 50 per cent. Reliance Capital witnessed a 4.79 percentage point (ppt) decline in the promoter stake in the recently concluded quarter to 47.48 per cent. The promoters held 52.24 per cent stake in the company at the end of December 2018 quarter.
On the other hand, promoters holding in Reliance Communications (RCom) declined by a huge 31 ppt to 22 per cent in the March 2019 quarter from 53.08 per cent at the end of December 2018 quarter. The pledged shares belonged to promoters, including that of Anil Ambani, his family members and RCom group entities, according to a BSE filing.
As per a Business Standard report, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has asked RCom Chairman, Anil Ambani, to respond to a contempt petition moved by HSBC Daisy Investments (Mauritius) within 10 days. The appellate tribunal will now hear HSBC Daisy’s plea against Ambani and his company Reliance Infratel on May 20. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL REPORT