Private equity firm True North has sold 7.39 percent stake in Aster DM Healthcare worth over $64.7 million (Rs 448 crore) through open market transactions.
A total of 3.73 crore shares, amounting to 7.39 percent stake, were offloaded by True North Fund III-A translating into a $64.7 million transaction, according to bulk deal data available on NSE.
According to the shareholding pattern available on India’s Bombay stock exchange (BSE), at the end of March quarter, True North III A, held 8.23 percent stake in Aster DM Healthcare, which runs hospitals in India and the Middle East.
In separate transactions, HDFC Mutual Fund bought 83 lakh shares of Aster DM for Rs 99.6 crore, Tata AIA Insurance purchased 50 lakh shares worth Rs 60 crore, while Fidelity Management and Ontario Pension Board bought 48.28 lakh shares and 27.6 lakh scrips, respectively for Rs 57.94 crore and Rs 33.18 crore.
The four entities bought the shares at Rs 120 a piece.
Shares of Aster DM Healthcare was trading at Rs 128.50, up 3.01 percent today.