Infosys Buyback

Infosys Buyback
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Founded in 1981, Infosys is a NYSE service company listed with more than 217,700 services. From the US $ 250 capital, they have grown into a US $ 11.31 billion (LTM Q2 FY19 revenues) company with a market capitalization of about US $ 44.4 billion.

In our more than 35 years of travel, they have made some major changes that have led to the emergence of India as a global platform for software services talent. They pioneered the Global Delivery Model and became the first IT company from India to be counted on the NASDAQ. The stock options option system created some of India’s first leading entrepreneurs.

Infosys is a global leader in the following digital services and consulting services. They empower clients in 45 countries to navigate their digital transformation.

They do this by empowering the business through an AI framework that helps prioritize transformation. They also offer a business with agile digital scale to deliver unprecedented levels of customer satisfaction and enjoyment.

The learning agenda is always on the lookout for their ongoing development by building and transferring digital skills, technologies, and ideas from our innovation program.

The Board has approved a plan of up to Rs 9,200-crore in which the company will return shares to investors. Infosys in the regulatory file said the shares would be repurchased through an open market channel through the stock exchange.

The return price is set at a maximum of Rs 1,750 each.

The program is part of Infosys’ $ 15,600 million refund, including a final budget of $ 6,400. The Bengaluru-based company had upgraded its FY20 budget and said it would return 85 percent of its free cash flow over five years. in return and benefits.

Infosys Buyback

Buyback Offer Deal

Buyback Type:Open Market
Buyback Record Date:June 01 2021
Buyback Opening Date:
Buyback Closing Date:
Buyback Offer Amount:₹ 9200 Crores
Date of Board Meeting approving the proposal:APR 14 2021
Date of Public Announcement:APR 14 2021
Buyback Offer Size:14.85%
Buyback Number of Shares:N/A
Price Type:Open Market
Buyback Price:₹ 1750 Per Equity Share

Details Of Buyback

The Board approved a proposal for the Company to buyback its own fully paid-up equity shares of face value of ₹ 5/- each (“Equity Shares”) from the equity shareholders of the Company (other than the promoters, the promoters group and persons in control of the Company), being 14.87% and 13.53% of its total paid-up capital and free reserves as on March 31, 2021 for an amount, payable in cash, aggregating up to ₹ 9,200 crore (“Maximum Buyback Size”) which is less than 15% of the aggregate of the total paid-up share capital and free reserves of the Company, based on the latest audited financial statements of the Company as at March 31, 2021 (on a standalone and consolidated basis), for a price not exceeding ₹ 1,750/–  per Equity Share through the Open market route.

Salient Financial Parameters

Particulars(in Crores)Mar-15Mar-16Mar-17Mar-18Mar-19Mar-20
Operating Profit14,88317,07918,60418,82220,17022,267
OPM %28%27%27%27%24%25%
Other Income3,4303,1203,0503,3112,8822,803
Profit before tax17,28418,74019,95120,27021,04122,007
Tax %28%28%28%21%27%24%
Net Profit12,37213,48914,35316,02915,40416,594
EPS in Rs26.9329.3631.2436.6935.2638.96

Profit from the buyback on the bases of acceptance Ratio

Not Applicable as it is Open Market Buyback

How to Participate in buyback?

In this method of share Buyback, the company will be purchasing stocks from existing shareholders of the company directly from the market.
Example: “Infosys Technology ” announces buyback plan of its shares up to value of Rs 1750, it means that the company will be purchasing shares of “Infosys Technology ” from the open market at a price not exceeding Rs.1750 per share.
Scenario 1- If the share price is below Rs. 1750 in that case, the company will put buy order at Current Market Price and purchase shares.
Scenario 2- If the share price is above Rs. 1750, in that case, the company will put buy order at Rs. 1750 only and if someone is ready to sell at Rs.1750 or less then only company will get back shares.


As it is an Open Market Buyback, so no arbitrage available for investors. Only advantage is, the price will not fall much as company will buyback shares from the market. The open market will remain open for 6 months window between which company will buyback shares worth Rs. 9200 Crores.

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