Tilaknagar Industries Limited
has reported a 22.8% increase in net profit at Rs13.88 crore in the quarter ended September 2022, up from Rs11.30 crore in the same period a year ago.
The company registered a 36.5% jump in net revenue at Rs274.50 crore in the July-September quarter 2022 as against Rs201.11 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago.
Renowned for manufacturing the famous â€˜Mansion Houseâ€™ brand, Tilaknagar Industries reported a 35% year-on-year volume growth. In the quarter ended September 2022, Tilaknagar Industriesâ€™ sales volumes increased to 24.3 lakh cases as against 18.1 lakh cases in the same period last year. The quarterly volumes are the companyâ€™s highest since FY14.
The companyâ€™s Earnings Before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) stood at Rs31.43 crore in the quarter under review as against Rs30.54 crore in the year ago period.
Commenting on the results, Amit Dahanukar, Chairman and Managing Director, Tilaknagar Industries said â€œWe are delighted to have delivered a strong quarter led by substantial sales volumes, the highest in the past over eight years. Going ahead, our focus will be to continue this momentum despite inflationary headwinds that the industry is currently facing. Our strategy is to build on our growth through new product innovations and regional expansions, with an eye on sustainable profitability.â€
In FY23, Tilaknagar Industries launched Indiaâ€™s first premium flavoured brandy under its flagship brand Mansion House and the premium variant of its Mansion House Brandy â€“ Mansion House Reserve.
In line with its endeavour to become near net-debt free by FY24, the company in the half-year ended September 2022 reduced its debt by Rs100 crore to Rs349 crore as against Rs449 crore as on March 2022.
Furthermore, Tilaknagar Industries has also announced a preferential issue to raise an amount of Rs100 crore from San Francisco-based Think Investments, subject to regulatory approvals. Founded by Shashin Shah, Think Investments is a global US$3 billion investment firm headquartered in San Francisco with additional presence in Mumbai.
Post the investment, Think Investments will own approximately 5.5% equity stake on a fully diluted basis. The Promoter Group will own nearly 42.1% equity stake on a fully diluted basis.
The funds raised in this issue will be used towards accelerating the companyâ€™s growth around the strength of its current brands and markets. It will also fuel new product innovations and expansion into newer markets besides helping the company become near net-debt free by the end of FY24.
At around 9:51 AM, Tilaknagar Industries Ltd is currently trading at Rs98.45 per share down by Rs0.4 or 0.4% from its previous closing of Rs98.85 per share on the BSE.
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