Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Monday offloaded his entire stake in Panacea Biotec amounting to 5.15 percent shareholding of the firm for Rs 118 crore, through an open market transaction. The shares were picked by the Serum Institute of India (SII).
As per BSE block deal data, Poonawalla sold 31,57,034 scrips he held in the firm at a price of Rs 373.85 per share, taking the total deal value to Rs 118.02 crore. The shares were picked by SII at the same price, through a separate transaction.
As per shareholding data for March 2021 quarter, both Poonawalla and SII were public shareholders in the firm and held 5.15 percent and 4.98 percent stake in Panacea, respectively. Shares of Panacea Biotec on Monday ended at Rs 384.9 apiece, 1.16 percent higher over the previous close.
First Published: IST