Fortis Healthcare drops plan to demerge SRL Diagnostics

Fortis Healthcare said it has cancelled its plan to demerge and list its diagnostics arm, SRL Ltd, and will withdraw the concerned application before the authorities. “The Scheme is currently pending for approval with the National Company Law Tribunal, Chandigarh Bench. Further, the entire process was expected to take 6-8 months, however, due to reasons […]

Fortis Healthcare calls for fresh bids from all three parties

Fortis Healthcare Ltd said it has decided to call for fresh bids for investing into the company for a controlling stake. The move follows a messy proposals and counter-proposals by the three main bidders — a team of promoters of Hero MotoCorp and Dabur, TPG-Manipal group and IHH Healthcare of Malaysia. Interestingly, the company had […]

Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare releases details of Rs 4,000 cr bid for Fortis Healthcare

Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare has come out with a binding offer to invest Rs 650 cr in Fortis Healthcare, and follow it up with Rs 3,350 cr after conducting three weeks of due diligence on the company’s account books. The move competes with offers such as the Rs 1,500 cr offer from the combined team of […]

Fortis Healthcare sets up expert committee to evaluate all bids

Hospital chain Fortis Healthcare said it has set up a special committee to evaluate the bids submitted by various parties to invest money into the company. It said the company has received binding offers from the Manipal – TPG consortium and the Munjal & Burman family offices, while non-binding expressions of interest has been received […]

Munjals and Burmans sweeten their offer for Fortis Healthcare, drop conditions

Embattled hospital chain Fortis Healthcare said it received an improved combined offer from the Munjals of Hero MotoCorp and the Burmans of Dabur Ltd. Under the revised terms, the investors are willing to invest Rs 1,500 cr, against the Rs 1,250 cr promised earlier. The upfront investment has been increased to Rs 750 crores, while […]

Fortis Healthcare says no risk of bankruptcy

Fortis Healthcare confirmed a report that the company had availed of a three-year loan of Rs 160 cr, but denied that it was done to avoid bankruptcy. “We wish to confirm that the Company has availed a secured financing facility upto Rs. 160 crore from RattanIndia Finance Private Limited on March 29, 2018.. We would […]

ICRA downgrades Fortis Healthcare for missing loan repayment

Credit rating agency ICRA Ltd downgraded Fortis Healthcare’s outstanding debt obligations of Rs 1,170 cr after the company missed the repayment of a loan. The company’s long term rating for Rs 250 crore non-convertible debenture programme, Rs 105 crore fund-based limits, and Rs 195 crore term loans has been revised from  BBB- to C. It […]

Fortis Healthcare director quits

Fortis Healthcare, which is under the scanner of the Serious Fraud Investigation Office, said one of its independent directors, Joji Gill, stepped down due to ‘personal reasons’. “Ms Joji Sekhon Gill has tendered her resignation from the directorship of the company with effect from March 7 due to personal reasons, primarily attributed to her occupation […]

Fortis Healthcare gets notice from Registrar of Companies

Hospital chain Fortis Healthcare said it received a notice from the Punjab and Chandigarh office of Registrar of Companies asking for information. The company did not clarify what the information was related to, but it is likely that it is related to the corporate affairs ministry’s inquiry into allegations that the promoters siphoned off money […]

DENGUE DEATH: Haryana govt probe finds Fortis Hospital guilty

An official inquiry by the Haryana government has found the Gurgaon Fortis hospital guilty of overcharging and several other violations of law, media outlets reported. Quoting the official copy of the report, Mirror Now said that the inquiry committee found the hospital guilty of negligence, lapses, unethical and unlawful acts on the part of the team […]

Fortis Healthcare to take loan of Rs 77.6 cr from Singapore bank

Fortis Healthcare said it´s Mauritius subsidiary Fortis Healthcare international Ltd, has will take a loan of SGD 165 mln (Rs 77.6 crore) from Singapore-based Consortium of Bankers. “Fortis Healthcare Ltd has being holding the company, is giving guarantee on behalf of FHIL securing the payment of principle and interest thereon.,” said the Indian company. Fortis […]