The IT services major is looking to enter into a contract "to sell, lease, transfer, assign or otherwise dispose of the whole or part" of the two businesses.
     
Transfer of Finacle businesses would be for an estimated consideration of Rs 3,400 crore while that of Edge Services would be for about Rs 220 crore, according to postal ballot notice send by Infosys to its shareholders.
     
Once the shareholders' approval is in place, separation of these businesses would be effective from August 1 this year or any date decided by the company's board of directors.
     
EdgeVerve's products and platforms are used globally across diverse sectors including financial services, retail manufacturing, and telecom.
     
Besides, the company has sought nod from shareholders for issuing bonus in the ratio of 1:1 and also for increasing its authorised share capital.
     
Infosys's authorised share capital is to be increased to Rs 1,200 crore from Rs 600 crore, according to the postal ballot notice.
     
Shareholders have time till June 3 to submit the postal ballots.
     
Infosys saw its net profit climb nearly four percent to Rs 3,097 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2015. It had a net profit of Rs 2,992 crore in the same period a year ago.
     
In the latest March quarter, revenue rose 4.2 percent to Rs 13,411 crore from Rs 12,875 crore in the year-ago period.
    
Meanwhile, Infosys today said it has partnered software giant Microsoft to offer the latter's Finacle solution on the cloud.
    
Making the Finacle suite of banking solutions available on Microsoft Azure platform will allow banks to operate at lower costs and with greater agility, Infosys said in a statement.
    
Shares of the company climbed nearly 1 percent today to close at Rs 1,942.40 on the BSE.

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