Executives and guests of Amira Nature Foods Ltd., a leading global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice with sales in over 40 countries, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company's initial public offering. Amira Nature Foods will begin trading today on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "ANFI". Goldman, Sachs & Co. is the Designated Market Maker for the company's stock.
In honor of this momentous occasion, Chairman and CEO Karan A. Chanana, joined by members of Amira Nature Foods' leadership team, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
First Indian Company to List on NYSE Euronext Markets in 2012
Amira Nature Foods is the first Indian company to list its IPO on NYSE Euronext markets this year and the 12th Indian company to list on NYSE Euronext markets following the listings of Genpact Limited (NYSE: G) in August 2007 and Sterlite Industries India Limited (NYSE: SLT) in June 2007.
About Amira Nature Foods Ltd. Founded in 1915, Amira has evolved into a leading global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice, with sales in over 40 countries today. Amira sells Basmati rice, premium long-grain rice grown only in certain regions of the Indian sub-continent, under their flagship Amira brand as well as under other third party brands. Amira sells its products primarily in emerging markets through a broad distribution network. Amira's headquarters are in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and it also has offices in India, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.