Max Financial Services is currently the top loser on the BSE. From yesterday’s close of Rs.605.05, it opened lower at Rs.565 and went down to Rs.486, which is a tad away from its 20% LC of today at Rs.484.05.
The company had scheduled a conference call today morning at 9am to discuss the development around Yes Bank. And what came forth was that its exposure to Yes Bank’s Tier-II bonds stands at Rs.2000 crore. Of this, the balance sheet exposure is at Rs.1000 crore.
11% of the Max Life’s insurance policies are sold by Yes Bank. The company, in the conference call said that there is a remote possibility of taking a write down unless there is a significant risk of a haircut.