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IL&FS takes control at Maytas Infra

The government-nominated board of directors of Maytas Infra met today to consider a buyout proposal for the company. The company has said that it has received a proposal to substitute the existing promoters, the Ramalinga Raju family, and take over management control. The board has forwarded this proposal to the Company Law Board for appropriate directions.

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Satyam gets Company Law Board approval for deal, gets 9 more months to declare results

Tech Mahindra’s acquisition of Satyam Computer Services is likely to proceed smoothly, as it is a government nominated board at the helm of affairs. That was evident in the speed with which the Company Law Board approved the preferential allotment to Tech Mahindra, to give it a 31% stake in Satyam.

Tech Mahindra can appoint four nominees on Satyam’s board while the existing six government nominees will continue to hold their positions. The new directors will get the same immunity that the existing directors have from any litigation in the country.

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