New Delhi: Global port operator DP World Thursday said its joint venture with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) HIPL has acquired 76 stake stake in KRIBCHO Infrastructure Ltd (KRIL). Hindustan Infralog Pvt Ltd (HIPL) is a joint venture between DP World and NIIF. HIPL has acquired KRIL through its subsidiary Continental Warehousing Corporation (NhavaSeva) in which it holds 90 per cent stake. The company, however, did not disclose the financial details of the deal. Also Read – SC declines Oil Min request to stay sharing of documentsKRIL is an integrated multi-modal logistics operator. “With the acquisition of KRIL, DP World will emerge as one of the leading integrated rail terminal and container train operators in India with an enhanced network to provide door-to-door connectivity to cargo owners,” DP World said in a statement. It will also augment DP World’s existing business in terms of the business model and geographic footprint, offering an integrated portfolio to the entire logistics value chain, it added. Also Read – World suffering ‘synchronized slowdown’, says new IMF chief”KRIBCHO (KrishakBharati Cooperative Society) Limited, will continue to retain the remaining 24 per cent shareholding, the statement said, adding the purchase consideration is below one per cent of DP World’s net asset value as of FY 2018. KRIL was founded in 2009 and operates three major Inland Container Depots/Private Freight Terminals at Pali, Haryana; Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh and Hazira, Gujarat, and has container train operations with a pan India outreach. In India, DP World has made strong progress in building an integrated logistics platform.
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