United States

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13D

(Rule 13d-101)

Information to be Included in Statements Filed Pursuant to § 240.13d-1(a) and Amendments Thereto Filed Pursuant to § 240.13d-2(a)

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 6)*

 

 

Vedanta Limited

(Name of Issuer)

Equity shares, par value Re. 1 per equity share

(Title of Class of Securities)

92242Y100

(CUSIP Number)

Vedanta Resources Limited

Attention: Mr. Deepak Kumar

30 Berkeley Square, 4th Floor,

London, W1J 6EX

United Kingdom

+44 20 7499 5900

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

April 16, 2021

(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box.  ☐

 

 

Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

 

 

 

*

The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

 

 


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 1 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Resources Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United Kingdom

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

2,422,689,293

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,422,689,293

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,422,689,293

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

65.2%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 2 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United Kingdom

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

2,315,346,588

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,315,346,588

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,315,346,588

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

62.3%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 3 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Twin Star Holdings Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Mauritius

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

1,620,820,572

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

1,620,820,572

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

1,620,820,572

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

43.6%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 4 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Volcan Investments Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Bahamas

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

2,422,689,293

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,422,689,293

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,422,689,293

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

65.2%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 5 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Anil Agarwal Discretionary Trust

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Bahamas

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

2,422,689,293

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,422,689,293

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,422,689,293

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

65.2%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

OO (private trust)


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 6 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Conclave PTC Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Bahamas

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

2,422,689,293

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,422,689,293

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,422,689,293

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

65.2%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 7 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Anil Agarwal

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

India

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

2,422,689,293

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,422,689,293

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,422,689,293

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

65.2%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

IN


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 8 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Resources Finance Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United Kingdom

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

694,526,016

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

694,526,016

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

694,526,016

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

18.7%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 9 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Resources Cyprus Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Cyprus

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

694,526,016

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

694,526,016

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

694,526,016

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

18.7%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 10 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Welter Trading Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Cyprus

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

38,241,056

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

38,241,056

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

38,241,056

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

1.0%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 11 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Richter Holding Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Cyprus

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

656,284,960

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

656,284,960

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

656,284,960

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

17.7%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 12 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Westglobe Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Mauritius

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

44,343,139

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

44,343,139

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

44,343,139

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

1.2%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 13 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Finsider International Company Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United Kingdom

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

611,941,821

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

611,941,821

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

611,941,821

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

16.5%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 14 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Holdings Mauritius II Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Mauritius

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

210,445,341

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

210,445,341

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

210,445,341

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

5.7%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 15 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Holdings Jersey Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Jersey

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

107,342,705

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

107,342,705

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

107,342,705

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

2.9%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 16 of 24 Pages

 

 

 

  1   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Vedanta Holdings Mauritius Limited

  2  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

OO

  5  

Check if disclosure of legal proceedings is required pursuant to Items 2(d) or 2(e)  ☐

 

    

  6  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Mauritius

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

0

     8   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

107,342,705

     9   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

   10   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

107,342,705

11  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

107,342,705

12  

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES  ☐

 

    

13  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 11

 

2.9%

14  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

CO


CUSIP No. 92242Y100   13D   Page 17 of 24 Pages

 

Explanatory Note

This Amendment No. 6 to Schedule 13D (“Amendment No. 6”) amends and supplements the Schedule 13D filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on September 3, 2014 (as amended to date, the “Statement”), relating to the equity shares, par value Re. 1 per equity share (the “Equity Shares”) of Vedanta Limited (formerly known as Sesa Sterlite Limited), a corporation incorporated under the laws of the Republic of India (the “Issuer”). Capitalized terms used herein without definition shall have the meaning set forth in the Statement.

 

ITEM 2.

Identity and Background

Item 2 of the Schedule 13D is hereby amended and supplemented as follows to add the following Reporting Persons:

Vedanta Holdings Jersey Limited (“Jersey”); and

Vedanta Holdings Mauritius Limited (“Mauritius”)

Vedanta Holdings Jersey Limited is the sole shareholder of Vedanta Holdings Mauritius Limited.

The address of the principal business office of Jersey is: 47 Esplanade, St Helier, JE1 0BD.

The address of the principal business office of Mauritius is: c/o Amicorp (Mauritius) Limited, 6th Floor, Tower 1, NexTeracom Building, Ebene, Mauritius.

Information with respect to the directors and officers of Jersey and Mauritius, including the name, business address, present principal occupation or employment and citizenship of each of their directors and officers is listed on the attached Annex A, which is incorporated herein by reference.

During the past five years, none of the Reporting Persons or Related Persons (i) has been convicted in any criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors) or (ii) was a party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body of competent jurisdiction and as a result of such proceeding was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, federal or state securities laws or finding any violation with respect to such laws.

 

ITEM 4.

Purpose of Transaction

Item 4 of the Statement is hereby amended and supplemented as follows:

On April 16, 2021, Vedanta, Twin Star Holdings Limited (“Twin Star”), Mauritius and Vedanta Holdings Mauritius II Limited (“Mauritius II” and, together with Vedanta, Twin Star and Mauritius II, the “Acquirer Group”) completed a tender offer to acquire up to 651,000,000 Equity Shares representing 17.51% of the fully diluted voting share capital of the Issuer, at a price per Equity Share of INR 235 (the “Tender Offer”). A total of 374,231,161 Equity Shares (the “Tendered Shares”) were tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to the expiration of the Tender Offer, representing approximately 10.1% of the Equity Shares outstanding as of April 16, 2021 on a fully diluted basis. The total consideration paid by the Acquirer Group for the Tendered Shares was INR 87,944,322,835.


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ITEM 5.

Interest in Securities of the Issuer

Item 5 of the Statement is hereby amended and restated in its entirety by inserting the following information:

(a) – (b)

The following sets forth, as of the date of this Schedule 13D, the aggregate number and percentage of Equity Shares beneficially owned by each of the Reporting Persons, as well as the number of Equity Shares as to which each Reporting Person has the sole power to vote or to direct the vote, sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition, or shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of as of the date hereof, based on 3,717,196,639 Equity Shares outstanding as of April 16, 2021.

 

Reporting Person

   Amount
beneficially
owned
     Percent
of class:
    Sole power
to vote or to
direct the
vote:
     Shared power to
vote or to direct
the vote:
     Sole power to
dispose or
to direct the
disposition of:
     Shared power to
dispose or
to direct the
disposition of:
 

Mr. Anil Agarwal

     2,422,689,293        65.2     0        2,422,689,293        0        2,422,689,293  

Conclave PTC Limited (“Conclave”)

     2,422,689,293        65.2     0        2,422,689,293        0        2,422,689,293  

Anil Agarwal Discretionary Trust (the “Trust”)

     2,422,689,293        65.2     0        2,422,689,293        0        2,422,689,293  

Volcan Investments Limited (“Volcan”)

     2,422,689,293        65.2     0        2,422,689,293        0        2,422,689,293  

Vedanta Resources Limited (“Vedanta”)

     2,422,689,293        65.2     0        2,422,689,293        0        2,422,689,293  

Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited (“VRHL”)

     2,315,346,588        62.3     0        2,315,346,588        0        2,315,346,588  

Twin Star Holdings Limited (“Twin Star”)

     1,620,820,572        43.6     0        1,620,820,572        0        1,620,820,572  

Vedanta Resources Finance Limited (“VRFL”)

     694,526,016        18.7     0        694,526,016        0        694,526,016  

Vedanta Resources Cyprus Limited (“VRCL”)

     694,526,016        18.7     0        694,526,016        0        694,526,016  

Welter Trading Limited (“Welter”)

     38,241,056        1.0     0        38,241,056        0        38,241,056  

Richter Holding Limited (“Richter”)

     656,284,960        17.7     0        656,284,960        0        656,284,960  

Westglobe Limited (“Westglobe”)

     44,343,139        1.2     0        44,343,139        0        44,343,139  

Finsider International Company Limited (“Finsider”)

     611,941,821        16.5     0        611,941,821        0        611,941,821  

Vedanta Holdings Mauritius II Limited (“Mauritius II”)

     210,445,341        5.7     0        210,445,341        0        210,445,341  

Vedanta Holdings Jersey Limited (“Jersey”)

     107,342,705        2.9     0        107,342,705        0        107,342,705  

Vedanta Holdings Mauritius Limited (“Mauritius”)

     107,342,705        2.9     0        107,342,705        0        107,342,705  


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Vedanta is the beneficial owner of 2,422,689,293 Equity Shares, consisting of:

 

  (i)

1,620,820,572 Equity Shares held by Twin Star;

 

  (ii)

401,496,480 Equity Shares held by Finsider;

 

  (iii)

44,343,139 Equity Shares held by Westglobe;

 

  (iv)

38,241,056 Equity Shares held by Welter;

 

  (v)

210,445,341 Equity Shares held by Mauritius II; and

 

  (vi)

107,342,705 Equity Shares held by Mauritius.

Vedanta is the sole shareholder of VRHL, which is the sole shareholder of Twin Star and VRFL. VRFL is the sole shareholder of VRCL, which is the sole shareholder of each of Welter and Richter. Richter is the sole shareholder of Westglobe and the majority shareholder of Finsider. Finsider is the sole shareholder of Mauritius II. Vedanta is also the sole shareholder of Jersey, which is the sole shareholder of Mauritius.

Volcan is the sole shareholder of Vedanta, and is wholly owned by the Trust. Conclave is the trustee of the Trust and the sole registered shareholder of Volcan. Mr. Anil Agarwal, the Executive Chairman of Vedanta and protector of the Trust, may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of securities that are beneficially owned by the Trust. Mr. Agarwal disclaims any such beneficial ownership.


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None of the other Related Persons beneficially owns any Equity Shares.

Except as set forth in this Item 5(a)-(b), each of the persons named in this Item 5(a)-(b) disclaims beneficial ownership of any Equity Shares owned beneficially or of record by any other person named in this Item 5(a)-(b).

 

(c)

Except as described in Item 4, during the past 60 days none of the Reporting Persons or Related Persons has effected any transactions in the Equity Shares.

 

(d)

None.

 

(e)

Not Applicable.

 

ITEM 7.

Materials to be Filed as Exhibits

Item 7 of the Schedule 13D is hereby amended and restated in its entirety as follows:

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

1    Joint Filing Agreement.


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SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Date:    April 21, 2021

 

VEDANTA RESOURCES LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Deepak Kumar

Name:   Deepak Kumar
Title:   Company Secretary
VEDANTA RESOURCES HOLDINGS LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Deepak Kumar

Name:   Deepak Kumar
Title:   Director
TWIN STAR HOLDINGS LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Sevin Chendriah

Name:   Sevin Chendriah
Title:   Director
VOLCAN INVESTMENTS LIMITED
By:  

/s/ E. Isaac Collie

Name:   E. Isaac Collie
Title:   Director
ANIL AGARWAL DISCRETIONARY TRUST
By:  

/s/ E. Isaac Collie

Name:   E. Isaac Collie
Title:   Director of Trustee


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CONCLAVE PTC LIMITED
By:  

/s/ E. Isaac Collie

Name:   E. Isaac Collie
Title:   Director
FINSIDER INTERNATIONAL COMPANY LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Deepak Kumar

Name:   Deepak Kumar
Title:   Director
WESTGLOBE LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Sevin Chendriah

Name:   Sevin Chendriah
Title:   Director
WELTER TRADING LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Alexis Tsielepis

Name:   Alexis Tsielepis
Title:   Director
RICHTER HOLDING LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Sanjay Pandit

Name:   Sanjay Pandit
Title:   Director
VEDANTA RESOURCES CYPRUS LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Sanjay Pandit

Name:   Sanjay Pandit
Title:   Director


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VEDANTA RESOURCES FINANCE LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Deepak Kumar

Name:   Deepak Kumar
Title:   Director
VEDANTA HOLDINGS MAURITIUS II LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Shakill Ahmad Toorabally

Name:   Shakill Ahmad Toorabally
Title:   Director
VEDANTA HOLDINGS JERSEY LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Stephanie Rose Marriott

Name:   Stephanie Rose Marriott
Title:   Director
VEDANTA HOLDINGS MAURITIUS LIMITED
By:  

/s/ Shakill Ahmad Toorabally

Name:   Shakill Ahmad Toorabally
Title:   Director
ANIL AGARWAL
By:  

/s/ Anil Agarwal


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Annex A

Annex A of the Schedule 13D is hereby amended and supplemented by the following:

Vedanta Holdings Jersey Limited

 

Name

   Present Principal Occupation
or Employment
   Citizenship

Stephanie Rose Marriott

   Director    British

Danny Cole

   Director    British
Vedanta Holdings Mauritius Limited

Name

   Present Principal Occupation
or Employment
   Citizenship

Shakill Ahmad Toorabally

   Director    Mauritian

Mr. Ashwanee Ramsurrun

   Director    Mauritian
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