Trishikhar Ventures proposes acquisition of 18.951% of the Religare Health Insurance Co. Ltd. through CCI Green Channel

Delhi, 03 APR 2020

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) received the following green channel combination filed under sub-section (2) of Section 6 of the Competition Act, 2002 (Act) read with regulation 5A of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transactions of business relating to combinations) Regulations, 2011 (Combination Regulations):

Acquisition of up to 18.951% (Eighteen point Nine Five One percent) of the equity share capital of the Religare Health Insurance Company Limited (Religare / Target) by the Trishikhar Ventures LLP (Trishikhar / Acquirer) (“Proposed Combination”).

Trishikhar is a special purpose vehicle set up for the purposes of the Proposed Combination. The Acquirer is a part of the Kedaara Group which invests in a variety of companies through acquisitions and corporate restructurings

Religare provides general insurance products relating to health segment, which comprises of health insurance, personal accident insurance and travel insurance. Further, as per the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (General Insurance – Reinsurance) Regulations, 2016, it can also do inward reinsurance business.