Bombay Rayon has increased the FII investment limit
in the company to 40 per cent of its paid up share capital.
Shareholders at an extra-ordinary general meeting (EGM)
have approved investment by foreign institutional investors
(FIIs) of up to 40 per cent in the equity share capital
of the company by purchase or by acquiring from the market,
the company informed the Bombay Stock Exchange.
placement in the equity of the company under portfolio
investment scheme on repatriation basis or otherwise,
would also be allowed for FII investment, it added.
decision follows the setting up of a joint venture with
4004 Incorporated India, the procurement arm of American
retail chain Steve and Barry`s.
The US company will source 2.5 lakh to 3 lakh pieces of
shirts every month from Bombay Rayon and a manufacturing
facility will soon be set up in south India.
is tying up for a vertical integration facility for garments
and the deal is almost finalised. It will also set up
a manufacturing facility in joint venture with Wagon Wheel,
a local firm in Vishakpatnam.
Since strategic sourcing holds the key for global retailers,
the company is planning to set up 16 offices in India
in 2007, including those in Bangalore, Ludhiana and Tirupur.
currently sources 25 per cent of its products from China,
nearly 30 per cent from India and the rest from South
East Asian and African countries.
In 2006, Bombay Rayon had raised Rs300 crore through placement
with qualified institutional investors.