Vijay Mallya and other promoter entities collectively holding 11 percent.
United Breweries share price gained nearly 6 percent intraday on December 24 on reports suggesting that Heineken is going to consider an open offer to increase the stake in the company.
Heineken is likely to launch a voluntary open offer for 10-15 percent stake in the company to strengthen control by hiking stake to over 51 percent, reported CNBC-TV18, quoting sources.
Heineken, in response, said,"We do not comment on market rumours."
Heineken is already the largest shareholder with a 46.7 percent stake in United Breweries and may look at higher board representation post the offer.
Vijay Mallya and other promoter entities collectively holding 11 percent.At 14:40 hrs, United Breweries was quoting at Rs 1,290.15, up Rs 50.20, or 4.05 percent on the BSE.
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