The purchase offer will be considered on December 13.
In Mumbai, shares of One 97 Communication Ltd. increased 7% as the owner of India’s largest digital payment provider prepared to consider a takeover.
Paytm’s parent company said that on December 13, its board of directors will meet to discuss a repurchase offer for fully paid shares.
Paytm shares are down 60% this year.
Paytm said in a statement that “management feels that, given the company’s current liquidity, a buyback could be beneficial to our shareholders.”
Due to problems with profitability, competition, marketing expenses, and employee stock options, Paytm’s stock is down 60% this year following a well-watched listing at the end of last year.
Eight stock purchase recommendations, three stock hold recommendations, and one stock sale suggestion are listed by Bloomberg.