zomato block deal: Zomato stock: Undisclosed shareholder to sell 61 crore shares in block deal tomorrow
The Zomato shareholder is trying to raise $373 million from the block sale, the report said.
Uber BV owns 7.78 per cent stake in Zomato, according to ET Now.
Shares of Zomato ended 20 per cent higher at Rs 55.60 today. The stock has lost over 60 per cent of its market value in the tech sell-off on a year-to-date basis.
The block deal price of Rs 48-54 per share is in 2.8-13.6 per cent discount to Tuesday’s closing price. The report said a total of 61 crore shares would be on the block tomorrow for which BoFA is the sole book runner.
In its June quarterly report, the Deepinder Goyal-led company had yesterday reported narrowing of loss to Rs 186 crore while the consolidated revenue from operations surged 67.44 per cent YoY to Rs 1,413.90 crore.
“On the profitability front, the food delivery business hit an important milestone last quarter by getting to Adjusted EBITDA break-even. Contribution as a % of GOV increased to 2.8% in Q1FY23 as compared to 1.7% in Q4FY22 driven by improvements on both cost and revenue side, as we had indicated in the past,” Zomato CFO Akshant Goyal had said in a BSE filing.
Zomato is aiming for revenue growth along with reducing losses further in this quarter.