July 28, 2016 1:14 PM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Metahelix Life Sciences Limited

Company Overview

Metahelix Life Sciences Limited is an agricultural biotechnology company that develops and commercializes traits and technologies for crop protection and improved productivity in India. The company develops hybrid seeds for field crops, such as rice, maize, cotton, and pearl millet; and vegetable crops, including tomato, okra, and hot peppers with transgenic traits for insect, viral, and fungal protection traits. It also provides plant transformation services, including gene development, agrobacterium mediated transformation, generation of transgenic plants and verification by PCR, phenotyping and zygosity testing, event selection, and molecular characterization in various crop species, incl...

Plot No 3

KIADB 4th Phase

Bommasandra

Bengaluru,  560099

India

Founded in 2000

Phone:

91 81 1042 0500

Fax:

91 81 1041 5074

Key Executives for Metahelix Life Sciences Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Age: 63
President of Ag Technologies
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Metahelix Life Sciences Limited Key Developments

Metahelix Life Sciences Limited Enters into Joint Venture with Indonesian Local Partner to Establish PT Metahelix Lifesciences Indonesia in Indonesia

Rallis India Limited announced that Metahelix Life Sciences Limited has entered into a Joint Venture with Indonesian local partner, Mr. Suresh Gobindram Vaswani for the establishment of a seed production and/or distribution Company, PT Metahelix Lifesciences, Indonesia, in Indonesia. Joint Venture ratio is Metahelix Life Sciences Limited has 49% and Mr. Suresh Gobindram Vaswani has 51%.

Metahelix Life Sciences Ltd. Announces Executive Changes

Rallis India Ltd. announced that Mr. S. Nagarajan has taken charge as the Chief Executive Officer of Metahelix Life Sciences Ltd. and will shortly be appointed on the Board. Dr. K. K. Narayanan, Dr. Gautham Nadig and Mr. S. Ravi Krishna have stepped down from their Executive capacities on the Board following completion of their term on March 31, 2016. They will continue to be available to the Company for advice.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
February 5, 2016
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