Mumbai: Ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's wife Rekha on Saturday offloaded four lakh shares of the rating agency Crisil for over Rs 46 crore. According to information available with the stock exchanges, Rekha Jhunjhunwala sold four lakh shares, amounting to 0.56 percent stake, of Crisil through open market transactions.
The shares were sold on an average price of Rs 1,158.6 valuing the transaction at Rs 46.34 crore, the data showed. However, identity of buyer could not be ascertained. As of March quarter, Jhunjhunwalas together held 54 lakh shares, equivalent to 7.69 percent stake in Crisil.
Earlier this month, McGraw Hill Financial Inc had said it would make a voluntary open offer to raise holding in the Crisil to 75 percent in a deal worth about Rs 1,900 crore.

McGraw Hill currently owns 52.77 percent in the Mumbai-based Crisil and plans to acquire up to 15.7 million shares, aggregating to 22.23 percent equity, through the open offer. The amount will be paid in cash. Shares of Crisil on Saturday slipped by 0.34 percent to settle at Rs 1,159.45 apiece on the BSE.


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