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Last Updated : Feb 12, 2014 09:18 PM IST | Source: PTI

United Breweries Holdings Q3 net loss at Rs 3.55 cr

The alcoholic beverages segment posted revenue of Rs 70.91 crore, while leather products clocked Rs 14.68 crore and the readymade garments segment posted Rs 18.51 crore during the quarter, the company said in a filing to the BSE.

 
 
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United Breweries Holdings today reported a net loss of Rs 3.55 crore for the third quarter ended December 31. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 38.92 crore in the same quarter previous fiscal, UB Holdings said in a filing to the BSE. Net sales during the quarter under review stood at Rs 122.23 crore as compared to Rs 91.65 crore in the year-ago period. The alcoholic beverages segment posted revenue of Rs 70.91 crore, while leather products clocked Rs 14.68 crore and the readymade garments segment posted Rs 18.51 crore during the quarter, the company said in a filing to the BSE.


UB Holdings said lenders of now defunct Kingfisher Airlines (KFA), pursuant to corporate guarantees given by it, demanded from it dues owed by the airlines amounting to Rs 6,203.35 crore with further interest and other dues. The company said it was taking further steps on the advice of its lawyers against the Karnataka High Court Order that disposed its writ petition filed against Debt Recovery Tribunal's dismissal of its plea to reject application to recover dues.


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UB Holdings is now involved in a number of litigations related to dues incurred by Kingfisher Airlines. According to limited review by its auditor, the company has a total exposure of Rs 13,244.88 crore in the form of investment in equity; advances given; receivable interest, commission and logo fees; guarantees given to banks and guarantees given to aircraft lessors and others.


Two winding up petitions filed against the company before the Karnataka High Court by certain beneficiaries of corporate guarantees have been admitted, the auditors said, adding the company continued to recognise these obligations as contingent liability. Six more winding up petitions against the company are pending disposal.

UB Holdings shares today closed at Rs 26.15 apiece on the BSE, down 5.42 percent from the previous close.

First Published on Feb 12, 2014 09:18 pm
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