Chandigarh 07th May:- L&T Finance Holdings Ltd. (LTFH) declared Consolidated PAT of Rs. 1,459 cr. for FY18 a growth of 40% from Rs. 1,042 cr. in FY17. For Q4FY18, LTFH declared Consolidated PAT of Rs. 406 cr a YoY growth of 28% over Rs. 316 cr. in Q4FY17.
RoE was 15.03% for FY18 as against 12.31% for FY17 – improvement of 272 bps. RoE for Q4FY18 stands at 15.06%. This RoE is achieved after infusion of Rs 3,000 Crs equity in March 2018 through Preferential Allotment to Larsen & Toubro Limited and QIP.
In its focus lending businesses, namely Rural Finance, Housing Finance and Wholesale Finance, LTFH recorded 68% YoY increase in disbursements and 28% YoY increase in assets in FY18. This growth was made possible through improving competitive position across products, using digital and data analytics as a differentiator and supported by a robust risk management framework.
LTFH also declared strong growth in its Investment & Wealth Management businesses. Average Assets under Management (AAUM) in Investment Management business increased to Rs. 65,932 cr in Q4FY18 from Rs. 39,300 cr. in Q4FY17 a growth of 68%. Average Assets under Service (AAUS) in Wealth Management business increased to Rs. 18,346 cr in Q4FY18 from Rs. 13,623 cr. in Q4FY17 – a growth of 35%.
Commenting on the results and financial performance, Dinanath Dubhashi, Managing Director & CEO, LTFH, said that we will continue improving competitive position across our products and will focus on increasing ‘retailisation’ of our portfolio. Robust growth, focus on fee income, improving productivity and significant improvement in asset quality have led to delivery of 15.03% RoE for FY18, even after injection of Rs. 3000 cr. capital during March, 2018.