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Aditya Birla Nuvo to invest Rs 350 cr in fin services in FY15

PTI | Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 11:16

New Delhi: Diversified conglomerate Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd (ABNL) will invest Rs 350 crore in its financial services business in the current fiscal.

"For 2014-15, ABNL has earmarked a capital expenditure plan of around Rs 460 crore. The company plans to invest about Rs 350 crore in the financial services business," the company said in an investor update.

The company, however, has not specified which segments in its financial arm --Aditya Birla Financial Services (ABFS)-- will receive capital infusion.

ABFS is into life insurance, asset management, broking, non-banking finance companies (NBFC), private equity, wealth management and general insurance advisory. The arm reported a consolidated revenue of Rs 6,640 crore in 2013-14.

ABNL reported 11.43 percent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 176.13 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 as against Rs 198.87 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago.

Net sales during the last quarter of FY14 grew by a marginal 2.13 per cent to Rs 7,049.92 crore from Rs 6,902.84 crore in the year-ago period.

ABNL's main business verticals include financial services, fashion and lifestyle, telecom and IT/ITeS.

First Published: Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 11:16
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