MUMBAI, March 30 U.S.-listed software firm
iGate's open offer for 20.6 percent in India's Patni
Computer Systems will open on April 8 and close on
April 27, the manager to the offer said in a statement to the
stock exchange on Wednesday.
The open offer was earlier scheduled to start on March 4 but
was delayed as approval from India's markets regulator was
iGate, backed by private-equity firm Apax Partners, acquired
a majority stake in Patni for $1.2 billion in January, marking
one of the largest deals in India's technology sector.
(Reporting by Prashant Mehra; Editing by Aradhana Aravindan)