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Jul 25, 2012 08:36 AM IST | Source: PTI

L&T Finance to raise Rs 600 crore from debentures

L&T Finance, financial services arm of engineering giant Larsen & Toubro, today said it plans to raise Rs 600 crore through a series of debenture issues having different interest rates to fund business expansion.

L&T Finance to raise Rs 600 crore from debentures

L&T Finance, financial services arm of engineering giant Larsen & Toubro, today said it plans to raise Rs 600 crore through a series of debenture issues having different interest rates to fund business expansion.


Each non-convertible debentures (NCDs) issue would be of Rs 50 crore with an option to retain over-subscription of Rs 50 crore, aggregating to Rs 100 crore, on private placement basis, L&T Finance informed the BSE.


The interest rate on proposed NCDs varies between 8.40% and 10.24%. At the same time, interest payment schedule for six different series varies.


Meanwhile, L&T Finance has reported over 25% growth in consolidated net profit at Rs 120.7 crore for the quarter ended June 2012.


During the same quarter in the previous fiscal, the company had reported a net income of Rs 96.28 crore.


Advances grew by 37.06% to Rs 26,184.34 crore as on June 30 compared to Rs 19,103.20 crore a year ago.


During the quarter, the gross non-performing assets marginally dipped to 1.63% at Rs 416.37 crore of loan assets against 2.26% a year ago or Rs 419.55 crore (excluding micro finance).

The company made a provision of Rs 37.41 crore against non-performing loans, including Rs 14.42 crore for the Andhra micro-finance portfolio against Rs 19.93 crore year-on-year.

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