Hindalco Industries

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Hindalco Industries Ltd
Type public company
Traded as BSE500440
NSEHINDALCO
BSE SENSEX Constituent
Industry Metals
Founded 1958[1]
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Area served Worldwide
Key people Kumar Mangalam Birla (Chairman)
Products Aluminum and copper products
Revenue INR812.05 billion (US$13 billion) (FY 2012-13)[2]
Net income INR30.27 billion (US$500 million) (FY 2012-13)[2]
Total assets INR1014.02 billion (US$17 billion) (Mar 2013)[3]
Employees 20,238 (Mar 2013)[4]
Parent Aditya Birla Group
Website www.hindalco.com

Hindalco Industries Ltd. is an aluminium manufacturing company and is a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group.[5] Its headquarters is at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

The company has annual sales of US$ 15 billion and employs around 20,000 people.[4] It is listed in the Forbes Global 2000 at 895th rank.[6] Its market capitalisation by the end of May 2013 was US$ 3.4 billion.[7] Hindalco is one of the world's largest aluminium rolling companies and one of the biggest producers of primary aluminium in Asia.[8]

History[edit]

The Hindustan Aluminum Corporation Limited was established in 1958 by the Aditya Birla Group. In 1962 the company began production in Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh making 20 thousand metric tons per year of aluminium metal and 40 thousand metric tons per year of alumina. In 1989 the company was restructured and renamed Hindalco.[9]

Operations[edit]

Power plant[edit]

Acquisitions[edit]

  • Novelis

On 11 February 2007, the company entered into an agreement to acquire the Canadian company Novelis for US$6 billion, making the combined entity the world's largest rolled-aluminium producer.[11] At 2007 Novelis was the world's largest producer of rolled aluminium and a major recycler of aluminium cans.[9] On 15 May 2007, the acquisition was completed with Novelis shareholders receiving $44.93 per outstanding share of common stock.

Hindalco, through its wholly owned subsidiary AV Metals Inc., acquired 75,415,536 common shares of Novelis, representing 100 percent of the issued and outstanding common shares. Immediately after closing, AV Metals Inc. transferred the common shares of Novelis to its wholly owned subsidiary AV Aluminum Inc.

When Hindalco made this bid in 2007 this became the largest Indian investment in North America and the second-largest overseas investment by an Indian company (behind Tata Steel Europe's purchase of Corus two weeks earlier) to this time.[9]

The day after Hindalco announced the acquisition its stock fell by 13% resulting in a US$600 million drop in market capitalisation. Shareholders criticised the deal but K.M. Birla responded that he had offered a fair price for the company and stated, "When you are acquiring a world leader you will have to pay a premium."[9]

  • Other acquisitions and takeovers

In June 2000, acquisition of controlling stake in Indian Aluminium Company Limited (Indal) with 74.6 per cent equity holding.[12]

In July 2007, Hindalco announced it is acquiring the stake of Alcan Inc.'s in the Utkal Alumina Project located in Orissa.

Listings and shareholding[edit]

The equity shares of Hindalco are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange,[13] where it is a constituent of the BSE SENSEX index,[14] and the National Stock Exchange of India,[15] where it is a constituent of the S&P CNX Nifty.[16] Its Global depository receipts are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

As on 30 June 2013, the promoters Aditya Birla Group held around 32% equity shares in Hindalco. Over 408,000 individual shareholders hold approx. 9% of its shares.[17]

Shareholders (as on 30-June-2013) Shareholding[17]
Promoter Group 32.06%
Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) 26.53%
Insurance companies 10.35%
Individual shareholders 09.31%
GDRs 08.24%
Bodies Corporate 05.64%
Financial Institutions / Banks 04.01%
Mutual Funds / UTI 01.18%
Others 02.68%
Total 100.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About us | Overview". Hindalco. 19 August 2009. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Consolidated profit & loss". Hindalco Industries. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Consolidated balance sheet". Hindalco Industries. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Annual Report 2012-13". Retrieved 29 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Businesses | Aluminium | Rolled products". Hindalco. 16 November 2007. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  6. ^ "Hindalco Industries". Forbes. May 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "The World’s Biggest Public Companies". Forbes. May 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Hindalco to acquire Novelis for $6.0 Billion". Indiaprwire.com. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  9. ^ a b c d Kumar, Nirmalya (2009). India's Global Powerhouses. Harvard Business Press. pp. 107–120. ISBN 978-1-4221-4762-7. 
  10. ^ a b http://www.hindalco.com/power
  11. ^ "http://www.prnewswire.com/ future-for-rolled-aluminum-products-industry". Norway: Prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  12. ^ "Indian Aluminium Company Ltd". Financialexpress.com. 19 January 2003. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  13. ^ "Stock Share Price Hindalco Industries Ltd.". BSEindia.com. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  14. ^ "Scripwise Weightages in S&P BSE SENSEX". BSE India. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  15. ^ "Hindalco Industries Limited". NSE India. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  16. ^ "Download List of CNX Nifty stocks (.csv)". NSE India. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  17. ^ a b "Shareholding Pattern". Hindalco Industries. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 

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