Max Life Insurance eyeing to sell 5 percent in life insurance Joint Venture with Mitsui

Insurance and healthcare major Max India may divest around 5% in its life insurance joint venture with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance –  Max Life Insurance – to long-term foreign financial investors if parliament approves the proposed hike in insurance FDI cap to 49%.

Unlike many other insurance joint ventures in India where foreign partners have the right to increase their stakes at a pre-determined  price, Max India has not made any such commitment to its new partner Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance of Japan. Mitsui became a partner  in Max Life Insurance in April this year, buying out the stake of US-based New York Life Insurance. Read more

Insurance News: Analjit Singh raises stake in Max India; acquires 5.29 million shares

Max India chairman Analjit Singh has raised his stake in the healthcare and insurance company by 2%, consolidating his holding in the diversified company to 39%. Singh bought 5.29 million shares in Max India on Wednesday for about Rs 100 crore, at Rs 189.05 a piece. Read more