The Ambani overhang on Oberoi hotels

With the passing of P.R.S. Oberoi, it’s not succession but the possibility of Reliance increasing its already sizeable stake in EIH that’s a worry.

It’s been just about two months since the death of P.R.S. Oberoi. His family and Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, the luxury hospitality chain he built to global repute, are still picking up the threads. 

The family—which includes his nephew Arjun Singh Oberoi and son Vikramjit Singh Oberoi—is working on the shareholding changes necessitated by the passing away of the patriarch, says a senior executive from the industry. “Mr Oberoi’s sister, his daughters, they hold stakes. Who gets what, and who supports whom is important as it will decide the voting rights. This needs to be seen. The process has just …


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