Merger of IDFC and Capital First: Who is Getting More?

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  • The IDFC Bank made announcement of its merger with Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC) Capital First on 15 January 2018. The Board of Directors of IDFC and Capital First have confirmed approval of merger of duo entities.
  • It was agreed between two entities that IDFC Bank will issue 139 shares for every 10 shares of Capital First.
  • V Vaidyanathan, who is presently designated as Chairman & MD of Capital First, would become MD & CEO of the new combine entity after the merger.
  • The merger would bring fruitful results for both the companies, however it is the Capital First who will get more gains than IDFC.
  • It is expected that the IDFC will catch a strong Retail Loan Book, while Capital First would be able to attain its financial goals to convert to a Universal Bank.
  • This merger brought surge in the share price of Capital First and would be beneficial for the shareholders of both the companies in a long run.

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