Johnnie Walker maker Diageo exploring options to delist in India: Report

Diageo Plc, the world’s greatest spirits maker, is exploring choices to delist its Indian arm, United Spirits Ltd, by getting out minority shareholders, CNBC Tv-eighteen described on Monday.

Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker whiskey and Tanqueray Gin, now owns an about fifty six% stake in United Spirits soon after slowly but surely building it up above numerous many years.

The organization has commenced talks with financial investment bankers and consultants on a delisting supply, the CNBC Tv-eighteen report said, citing sources acquainted with the make any difference.

“The management thinks that the current marketplace ailments and the pricing of USL is conducive to a delisting and that is why they are exploring this possibility,” the CNBC report said, citing a senior govt at the organization who did not want to be named.

United Spirits’ shares ended up investing flat at 0825 GMT on India’s Countrywide Inventory Exchange on Monday.

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