Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited is engaged in infrastructure relating to ports and shipping. The company has its market capitalization worth INR1,53,468.37 crore as of 16th April 2021. The company was incorporated in 2016. The company has reported quarterly revenue of INR1,305.18 crore at the end of December 2020. This company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), having the code 532921 and on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) with the symbol ADANIPORTS.
The company has its headquarters in Gujarat, a part of the Adani Group, an integrated infrastructure corporation that deals in Ports and Shipping.
The Adani Ports Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) is responsible for about a quarter of India's overall freight traffic. It is the largest commercial port operator having over 12 domestic ports across Gujarat, Goa, Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. The port facilitates best-in-class cargo-handling infrastructure. The Mundra SEZ in Gujarat is a landmark validation of the company's ability to provide integrated port infrastructure service. The company operates under the chairmanship of Gautam Adani (Chairman and MD). The ports accommodated by the company include Mundra port, Krishnapatnam Port, Hazira port, Dahej port, Dhamra port, Mormugao Terminal, Vizhinjam port, Vizag port, Ennore terminal, Kattupalli port, Tune terminal and Dighi port. The company is also the largest private train operator and a licensed container Train Operator in India.
Adani Ports Special Economic Zone acquired TM Harbour Services Private Limited in 2017. It also raised a capital of INR 3222.5 crore via foreign currency denominated bonds in the same year. It also acquired a 40.25% stake in Snowman Logistics in the year 2019, the same year when Mundra port was ranked number one in handling cargo across all major and Non-major Ports in India. The company was the first Indian port to be signing up for SBTi (Science Based Targets initiative). Ports across all three zones recorded strong growth in 2020.
In March 2021, APSEZ was set to acquire a 31.5% stake in Gangavaram Port, which was through 16.3 crore shares of Warburg Pincus in GPL. Later this share was increased to a massive 89.6% stake after CCI approved the same. Recently, Flipkart entered into a strategic partnership with APSEZ in April 2021. During the same period, it reported a $290 million port in Yangon on the land which was leased from military-backed Myanmar Economic Corporation. Due to this, S&P Dow Jones Indices decided to remove the company from its sustainability index list.Read More