LIC has sold over 2% stake in Maruti Suzuki India since 2009

LIC has sold over 2% stake in Maruti Suzuki India since 2009 New Delhi: The country's largest insurer Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has sold over two percent stake in Maruti Suzuki India over a period of time, thereby reducing its total holding in the carmaker to a little over 10 percent.

LIC sold a total of 58,29,103 shares of the company aggregating 2.018 percent stake between August 24, 2009 and November 11, 2012 through the open market, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a filing to BSE.

After the sale, LIC's holding in MSI stands at 10.777 percent, it said.

Before the transaction, LIC held 12.794 percent stake in MSI, with a total of 3,69,64,231 shares, it added.

The equity share capital/total capital of MSI remains at 144.46 crore after the transaction, the company said.

Scrip of MSI closed at Rs 1,492 per share on the BSE, up 0.01 percent from the previous close.

PTI