Havells completes acquisition of Lloyd consumer durable business
Havells India Limited, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Lloyd Consumer Durable Business Division (Lloyd Consumer). The acquisition has been executed at an enterprise value of Rs 1,600 crore on a debt free, cash free basis. The company has financed the transaction through internal accruals and cash balances Havells has acquired the consumer business infrastructure, people, distribution network including and not limited to absolute, exclusive ownership and right to all intellectual property of Brand Lloyd, logo, trademark, goodwill and attendant rights.
Through this acquisition, Havells marks a foray into consumer durables industry currently estimated at $15 billion and growing in double digits with low penetration levels, increasing urbanisation, aspirational and expanding middle class. Speaking on the occasion, Anil Rai Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director, Havells India Limited said, “We welcome Lloyd as a part of Havells family. The acquisition will help us to gain foothold in the high growth consumer durable segment and serve our esteemed consumers with wider product range We are excited by the opportunity ahead and dedicate this acquisition to the aspirational young and dynamic Indian.”