Rakesh Jhunjhunwala chopping and changing his portfolio

May 21, 2012   ·   0 Comments


Amid weakening stock markets, billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala seems to have been on a shopping spree and has hiked stakes in four companies and sold his stake in one company. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is chopping and changing his portfolio in this downfall aggressively. Let us check out what the ace investor is buying or selling and his portfolio.

http://stockssavvy.comDuring April-May, Jhunjhunwala has increased stake in visual entertainment services firm Prime Focus; computer education company Aptech; Viceroy Hotels and IT services provider Geometric through open market transactions, according to data available with the stock exchanges.

Prime Focus: In May, Jhunjhunwala has increased stake in Prime Focus by acquiring 25.5 lakh shares or 1.71 per cent stake worth Rs 11 crore. This takes the total stake of Jhunjhunwala and his wife Rekha in the company to 7.64 per cent.

Geometric: Besides, the ace investor has bought additional 10 lakh shares, or 1.6 per cent stake, in Geometric for Rs 6.25 crore this month. Prior to the acquisition, he and his wife held 8.46 per cent stake in Geometric.

Aptech: Jhunjhunwala also acquired 2.24 per cent stake in Aptech for nearly Rs 8 crore. Together, Jhunjhunwalas already held over 32 per cent stake in the company. According to the bulk data available with stock exchanges, Jhunjhunwala, one of the promoters of Aptech, purchased 10.95 lakh shares (amounting 2.24 per cent stake) of the company for Rs 70.44 a piece, valuing the deal to Rs 7.71 crore.

Viceroy Hotels: Last month, the ace investor had increased stake in Viceroy Hotels to 13.45 per cent with the acquisition of an additional 3.45 per cent for Rs 2.19 crore.

Orchid Chemicals and Pharma: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has sold his stake in the company. Jhunjhunwala sold the entire 3.2 per cent stake over the last two-three sessions, sources said. The stock has fallen over 25 per cent over the last week. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is cutting its stake in pharma sector. Last July, he sold major stake in Lupin.


Brief Snapshot of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Portfolio in April,2011

Stock % Holding No. Of Shares (in Lacs) Net Worth
Viceroy Hotels 13.45
Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services 7.95 180.00 49
Credit Rating Information Services of India 7.75 5.50 378
Bilcare 7.37 17.35 79
Praj Industries 6.71 124.04 101
Ion Exchange (India) 6.53 8.75 13
Titan Industries 6.43 28.55 1,117
Geometric 10.06
Adinath Exim Resources Ltd 6.09 2.50 1
Agro Tech Foods 4.73 11.54 42
Prime Focus 7.64
VIP Industries 6.43 18.18 122
Autoline Industries 4.26 5.20 8
Delta Corp 3.72 75.00 64
Rallis India 3.35 6.51 94
Hindustan Oil Exploration Company 2.90 37.85 86
Alphageo (India) 2.43 1.25 2
Titan Industries 2.21 9.82 384
Reliance Broadcast Network 2.20 17.50 15
NCC 1.95 50.00 56
A2Z Maintenance and Engineering


Name of Company Invested in Name of Shares
AGRO TECH FOODS LIMITED Rekha Jhunjhunwala 849559
APTECH LIMITED Rekha Jhunjhunwala 32%
Titan Industries Ltd. Jhunjhunwala Rekha Rakesh 981694
Viceroy Hotels Ltd. Jhunjhunwala Rekha Rakesh 500000
ZEN TECHNOLOGIES LTD. Rekha Jhunjhunwala 450,000
Bilcare Ltd. Rekha Jhunjhunwala 1735425
KARUR VYSYA BANK LIMITED Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Group 2041172
APTECH LIMITED Rakesh Jhunjhunwala 3152100
RISHI LASER LTD. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala 380,000
ZEN TECHNOLOGIES LTD. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala 450,000
Krayon Pictures Rakesh Jhunjhunwala 30 %


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