Buyback of Shares by MNCs in India

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Case Code : FINC018
Case Length : 12 Pages
Period : 1997 - 2002
Pub. Date : 2002
Teaching Note : Available
Organization : SEBI
Industry : Financial Services
Countries : India

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Buy or Not to Buyback?

The dilemma that faced small investors in India was whether the buyback option, along with the SEBI guidelines, actually protected their interests and offered them an exit option at a fair price or was it a tool that provided them with no options allowing large MNCs to gain complete control of their subsidiaries.

Investors felt that the regulations framed by SEBI did not have provisions for preventing good stocks from delisting. Moreover, the buyback price, which was determined using the parameters specified in the SEBI Takeover Code, did not consider the future potential of the stock (Refer Exhibit III for details of pricing parameters of open offers).

They felt that SEBI should have looked at various financial parameters such as future cash flows, value of brands and the value of fixed assets to determine a pricing formula for open offers which ensured that investors who had been holding the stock for several years received a fair price for their investment...


Exhibit I: The Buyback Process
Exhibit II: Concept Note - Methods of Buyback
Exhibit III: Pricing Parameters for an Open Offer to Buyback Shares


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