Biocon Biologics gets Rs 555 cr investment
Biocon on Thursday said Abu Dhabi-based ADQ will invest Rs 555 crore in its subsidiary Biocon Biologics
Hyderabad: Biocon on Thursday said Abu Dhabi-based ADQ will invest Rs 555 crore in its subsidiary Biocon Biologics.
The board of Biocon Biologics has approved a primary equity investment by ADQ, Biocon Ltd said in a statement. As per the terms of the proposed agreement, ADQ will invest Rs 555 crore for a 1.8 per cent minority stake in the biosimilar business, valuing Biocon Biologics at a post money valuation of $4.17 billion, it added.
The transaction is subject to customary condition precedents and approvals and if it goes through, Biocon's stake would come down to 89.89 per cent in Biocon Biologics on a fully diluted basis. "The current investment has put post money valuation of Biocon Biologics at $4.17 billion," Biocon's Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said.