What happens when stock gets Delisted from Stock Market

Created on 29 Jun 2020

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Updated on 26 Aug 2020

This implies that excluded offers will never be exchanged again in the negotiations - National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The way to exclude the exclusion of protections for any organization is administered by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

The objectives behind the exclusion from the offer list can be deliberate or automatic, depending on the explanation behind the exclusion from the list.

A recorded organization's offers are withdrawn from trade for different reasons, for example, inadequate market capitalization, cost of actions that do not coordinate to the required level, an organization requesting financial protection, inability to consent to negotiate mergers and acquisitions of prerequisites administrative and so on. 

Involuntary Vs. Voluntary Delisting

Some organizations may choose to exclude their offers from a negotiation. Does this mean that they fail? I assume not. The option to intentionally delete the list can be taken by saying something in proportion to the advantage of saving money. Organizations may find it too impracticable to consider the possibility of registering their stocks, as the legitimate and consistent costs related to listing may exceed the benefits emerging from listing.

Moving on to involuntary listing, it tends to be seen as the organization being expelled from a negotiation. It failed to comply with Listing standards laid down by the exchange. The moment an organization goes out of business, deletion from the list is a trait end.

Eligible shareholders can offer the shares through their respective brokers, indicating the shares' details to be provided under the delisting offer during regular secondary market trading hours. Investors who do not participate in the reverse book creation process have the option to sell their shares to promoters. Promoters have an obligation to accept shares at the same exit price. This facility is generally available for a period of at least one year from the end of the registration deletion process.

Summing up the main reasons for delisting: 

• Bankruptcy.

• Absence of unimportant exchanges or exchanges.

• Not consistent with ongoing listing standards. 

• Company is becoming private. 

• Costs identified with the listing exceeds the benefits related to the listing.  

Impact On Investors

Basically, there are no advantages to leaving the stock exchange. There are specific guidelines that a registered organization needs to follow, such as mandatorily distributing its fiscal and quarterly reports and making them open.

For example, the rules, such as arriving at another organization's money deposits, are not material for registered organizations but can be lax for unlisted organizations. Organizations removed from the list will not need to follow these standards and much more; however, note that organizations do not see these principles' expulsion as advantages to leaving the stock exchange.

Organizations do not see this as a motivating force and exclude the list alone, without any justifiable cause. At the necessary launch, the controller deals with the objective behind the exclusion of offers; however, the automatic launch, the reasons may be a merger or non-performance.

The moment security is removed from the list; it stops trading in a meaningful trade. Everything considered, in fact, the possession of a financial expert is impeccable, and he can still change the guarantee if there are willing buyers.

In any case, in all reality, the right to property to security becomes useless. The declaration, made before the lists were deleted by the organizations themselves, with the possibility of being an intentional list, or by commerce, in the case of an automated list, sends the offer in a spiral, rendering its speculation useless.

Security can become illiquid. When a stock is removed from a fundamental operation, it is consigned to exchange the OTCBB or the Pink Sheets. These inexactly controlled operations do not give everyone easy access to trade.

Anyway, in an open private exchange, financial experts, in any case, come to speculation, as organizations buy existing investors.

One can be strongly encouraged to switch participation as early as possible, to limit misfortunes to the venture. However, some prominent organizations may have their ADRs removed from the core business but then negotiate in a very controlled and very controlled international trade. You may deserve to grab them, regardless of whether they change smoothly on the counter.


Vedanta has withdrawn from the business, saying that the coronavirus pandemic has damaged its business and becoming private (which is excluding business) will provide an increased operational and money-related strength to maintain its business.

We will understand this with the case of Ahmed Oil.

The organization declared the exclusion of its offer from the trade after its acquisition by Rosneft and established a history cost of Rs 146.05; however, by the time the last cost found arrived, Oil Bidco (Mauritius), the Ahmed Oil advertiser, agreed to pay Rs 262.80 an offer, an 80% premium at minimum cost. Of the 1,425 crores shares held by open investors, advertisers acquired 1,010 crores shares through the offer, against the prerequisite of 926 crores for the exclusion to be fruitful. The stock was trading around Rs 100 in June 2014, when the exclusion was declared. Investors offered their offers between December 15 and 21, 2015, through the opposite window of book creation, accessible to them under the registration exclusion guidelines. The organization, at this point, requested the latest closing list for inventory negotiation.

Here is the list of few companies which got delisted in the last ten year from BSE:

  1. Maharaja Shree Umaid Mills Ltd on Feb 2, 2015

  2. Shantivijay Jewels Ltd on Jan 20, 2015

  3. Novopan Industries Ltd on Nov 10, 2014

  4. Vishnu Sugar Mills Ltd on Jun 30, 2014

  5. English Indian Clay Ltd on Jun 4, 2014

  6. Rhodia Speciality Chemical India Ltd on May 28, 2014

  7. Reliance Media Works Ltd on May 6, 2014

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