In a move to consolidate its Agro-chemical business, Godrej Group has decided to merge its acquired listed entity into its listed holding company.
Astec Lifesciences Limited (Astec), established in 1994, Astec Lifesciences Ltd manufactures a wide range of agrochemicals and pharmaceutical intermediates. Astec has two multipurpose production sites at Mahad. In August 2015, Godrej Agrovet acquired a majority stake in Astec. The equity shares of the company are listed on BSE and NSE.
Godrej Agrovet Limited (Agrovet) is engaged is an agribusiness arm of Godrej Group with operations across five business verticals- animal feeds, crop protection, oil palm, dairy and poultry and processed foods. The equity shares of the company are listed on BSE and NSE.
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In a move to consolidate its Agro-chemical business, Godrej Group will merge Astec with the Agrovet. The appointed date for the transaction is 1st April 2019.
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