Bajaj Holdings and Investment Limited has acquired 3.06% stake in MCX by purchasing 1.56Mn shares from Passport Capital LLC.
Bajaj Holdings bought the shares at R800 a piece, a fews days before the MCX offering opened for subscription.
According to RHP filed on SEBI, Passport Capital LLC held 2.5 Mn Shares constituting 4.9% stake in MCX.
San Francisco based Passport Capital manages approximately $3.7 bn in assets. It invests in Agriculture, Basic Materials, Consumer, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Capital Markets, Internet / Technology, India and Middle East & North Africa.
UltraTech Cement Ltd. which was trying to buy the cements business from Jaiprakash Associates Ltd in a $2.3 billion deal, has met some road blocks as the debt ridden Jaypee Group has been unable to meet certain financial commitments including clearing statutory dues and providing working capital for the plants under review.