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28-Jul2017

Government raises Rs 535 crore through share sale in National Fertilizers

The government has raised around Rs 535 crore through disinvestment of its stake in National Fertilizers (NFL) through an offer of sale. This was the third such offer by a state run firm in this financial year. The government had offered up to 7,35,86,760 equity shares of the company of face value of Rs 10 each, representing 15% of the total paid up equity share capital which was oversubscribed 1.41 times.

National Fertilizers is second largest producer of Nitrogenous Fertilizers in the India commanding 16.5% of market share. The company also manufactures spectrum of industrial products which include Methanol, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrite, Nitric Acid, Sulphur, Liquid Oxygen, Liquid CO2, Liquid Nitrogen etc.



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