FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Wednesday said the company has sold its leasehold rights of a property in Mumbai for Rs 452.5 crore to Ajay Piramal Group firm Piramal Realty.
HUL and entities of Piramal Realty have signed an agreement for assignment of HUL’s leasehold rights of the land and building named ‘Gulita’ situated at Mumbai for Rs 452.5 crore, HUL said in a filing to the BSE.
The consideration includes both fixed and variable components, it added.
According to sources, realty consultant Jones Lang LaSalle India negotiated the deal on behalf of Piramal Realty.
The property was taken on lease from Maharashtra government by HUL and used as a training centre, a source said, adding Piramal Realty will use the premises to develop a new residential complex.
In the past few years, HUL has been selling off some of properties it owns, including some in Gurgaon and Mumbai, to unlock value.
Shares of HUL today closed at Rs 399.55 on the BSE, down 1.08 per cent from its previous close.