The UK-based Vodafone Group, although, will keep invested within the merged entity with a shareholding of 28.1%, whereas Bharti Airtel could have a 36.7% stake. Windfall could have a 3.2% stake and KKR together with CPPIB will management 7.1% stake with the remaining 35.2% to be held by public.
The brand new entity shall be referred to as Indus Towers Restricted, with Bharti Group and Vodafone Group as its promoters.
In April 2018, Bharti Airtel, Thought Mobile and Vodafone Group had introduced an settlement for the merger of Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel. The merged entity is more likely to have round 163,000 towers throughout 22 telecom service areas in India. Indus Towers was collectively owned by Bharti Infratel (42%), Vodafone (42%), Thought (11.15%) and Windfall(4.85%).
Following the exit of Vodafone Thought, the shares held by the corporate and its nominees in Indus have been cancelled. The money acquired by Vodafone Thought will present the much-needed liquidity to the corporate, which has been attempting to lift capital to fund its operations.
Bimal Dayal has been appointed the CEO of the corporate efficient November 19, whereas Manish Dawar would be the CFO of the corporate.