Vedanta to raise Rs 300 crore through non-convertible debentures

CFO GR Arun Kumar has been appointed whole-time director (Additional Director) on the Board for a period of three years with effect from November 22, 2016.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 22, 2016 3:42 pm
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Mining conglomerate Vedanta Ltd Tuesday said it will raise up to Rs 300 crore through private placement of non-convertible debentures (NCDs). A committee constituted by Vedanta’s Board on Tuesday approved offering for subscription, on a private placement basis, up to 3,000 secured, rated, listed, redeemable, NCDs of face value Rs 10 lakh each aggregating up to Rs 300 crore, it said in a regulatory filing. The NCDs will be listed on the BSE and will mature on April 22, 2020, it added.

In a separate filing, the company said its CFO GR Arun Kumar has been appointed whole-time director (Additional Director) on the Board for a period of three years with effect from November 22, 2016, subject to approval of the members at the next general meeting.

Kumar was elevated as the Chief Financial Officer on September 30, 2016 from his role of Executive Vice President Finance and Deputy CFO.

He joined Vedanta in 2013 as CFO for the company’s aluminium and power business.

It also announced the appointment of Bhumika Sood, Compliance Officer, as the Company Secretary and Key Management Personnel (KMP) of the firm with effect from November 22, 2016.