24th August 2022 | Mumbai | Investment Banking
Great Terrain Investment Ltd, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, sold its 3.74% stake in Computer Age Management Services (CAMS) worth USD 54 million (INR 428 crore) recently. The transaction was executed at INR 2,306.18 per share, a tight discount of 3.0% to 18th August’s closing price of INR 2,378 per share. The demand was predominantly from Long Only Funds, which was a combination of both FIIs and Domestics.
Avendus Capital and Spark Capital advised Great Terrain, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, on this transaction.
Gaurav Sood, Executive Director & Head, Equity Capital Markets, Avendus Capital said, “Market Infrastructure Institutions as a theme continues to be of great interest to investors globally. CAMS is a market leader in the space providing superior technology enabled services to its clients with a wide range of product offerings.”
Computer Age Management Services (CAMS) is India’s largest Registrar and Transfer Agent (RT&A) with a 69% market share and an AUM of INR 26.2 trillion as of June 2022. The company has a pan-India physical network comprising 279 service centres spread over 25 states and 5 union territories.
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