Adani’s have completed the acquisition process of Krishnapatnam Port

  • | Tuesday | 6th October, 2020

KPCL is a multi-cargo facility port situated in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh, a state which has the second largest coastline in India.

India’s largest port developer, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) has completed the process of, one of India’s biggest acquisitions in the logistics segment, acquisition of Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd. (KPCL) for an enterprise value of Rs 12,000 crore from CVR Group and other investors.

According to a filing with Bombay Stock Exchange, Adani said the acquisition will result in APSEZ having a controlling stake of 75 percent in KPCL from the CVR Group and other investors In FY21, the port is expected to generate an EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) of approximately Rs 1,200 crore.

KPCL is a multi-cargo facility port situated in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh, a state which has the second largest coastline in India.

Karan Adani, Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director of APSEZ said: “I am happy that KPCL the second largest private port in India has now become part of APSEZ portfolio. This transformational acquisition enables us to roll out world class customer service to an increased customer base and provide pan India solution to them.”

This acquisition will accelerate APSEZ`s stride towards 500 million metric tonnes per annum by 2025 and is another step in implementing its stated strategy of cargo parity between west and east coasts of India.



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