The Ballarpur Group is the largest manufacturer
of writing and printing paper in India. Of the Ballarpur Group’s
seven manufacturing facilities, six in India and one in Malaysia, three of the Indian
facilities and the Malaysian facility will be operated by Bilt Paper PLC and the
remaining three Indian facilities will be retained by the Ballarpur
Group. Bilt Paper PLC is focused on the manufacture of bulk coated
and uncoated paper and viscous grade fibre while the rest of the
Ballarpur Group will focus on the manufacture of copier paper, speciality
paper and tissue paper and Retail and OSSB.
Members of the Avantha Group own 49.42% of the issued
share capital of Ballarpur. Ballarpur Industries is also listed on the Bombay and
National Stock Exchanges in India.