Mahindra sold 13,617 shares, or 0.04 per cent stake, in Mahindra Ugine Steel for Rs 58,46,088 through open market on the Natioal Stock Exchange, the company said in a communique to stock exchanges.
Following the transaction, Mahindra has no shares in the Mahindra Ugine Steel, a speciality steel producer.
Mahindra Ugine Steel is a subsidiary of Mahindra CIE Automotive, earlier known as Mahindra Forgings. Shareholders of Mahindra CIE Automotive had on June 20 approved merger of five subsidiaries with itself including Mahindra Ugine Steel.
Anand Mahindra started off at Mahindra in 1981 when he joined Mahindra Ugine Steel Co as executive assistant to the Finance Director. In 1989, he was appointed President and Deputy Managing Director of the company.