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Fortis board to meet on May 10 to decide on binding bids

New Delhi: Fortis Healthcare on Saturday said its board will meet on May 10 to take a decision on the binding bids for the company as recommended by the expert advisory committee.
The committee will evaluate all binding bids received by the company till forenoon of May 1, it said in a filing to BSE.
The board has decided that the expert advisory committee (EAC) will consist of two members - Deepak Kapoor and Lalit Bhasin, it added.
The EAC will only consider evaluating all binding bids whether the current / improvised / modified or new) received by the company till 12 noon on May 1, it said.
"In line with the obligations towards Manipal and TPG consortium, if any new or modified binding bids are received anytime till 12.00 Noon on May 01, 2018; Manipal and TPG consortium have the ability to revise their offer till May 6," it added.
The board on May 10 will meet to consider the recommendations of EAC. It continues to be advised by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as legal advisor and Standard Chartered Bank as the financial advisor, Fortis Healthcare said.
In addition, the board has instructed the management to appoint a second independent financial advisor to assist and advise the board with respect to the bids, it added.
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