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Case-Specific Exemptions under the Takeover Regulations: Key Takeaways from SEBI’s Orders

Background

In terms of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 (“Takeover Regulations”), acquiring control and/or shares/voting rights of a listed company beyond the specified quantitative thresholds (i.e. initial acquisition of 25% or more of the voting rights; or subsequent acquisition by a person holding at least 25%, of more than the creeping acquisition limit of 5% voting rights in a financial year) can trigger an obligation to make an open offer to its shareholders (“Open Offer”). Continue Reading Case-Specific Exemptions under the Takeover Regulations: Key Takeaways from SEBI’s Orders