Oct 9: Fedbank Financial Services Limited (“Fedfina”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Federal Bank, entered into an agreement with Federal Bank Limited and leading, homegrown private equity player True North. As per the agreement, True North will subscribe to equity shares of Fedbank Financial Services Limited, constituting 26% of the share capital in Fedfina. The agreement
also allows True North to further acquire additional equity shares of Fedfina, constituting upto 45% of the share capital in Fedfina. Further to this, Reserve Bank of India vide letter dated 5 th October, 2018 has given approval for the proposed transaction.
The investment will help Fedfina augment its capital base primarily to support its growing asset business and to grow its branch network. It will help further improve the company’s financial fundamentals by strengthening its capital adequacy and diversifying its funding sources.