Zomato’s share price fell more than 11 percent on Monday and more than 7 percent to hit a low of Rs 43.05 on Tuesday.
According to Grover, the merger of Swiggy would have resulted in Zomato, led by Deepinder Goyal, reaching 450 rupees per share.
“In the stock market – letsblinkit served up red hot misery to Zomato in 10 minutes! Yeh hi agar Swiggy ko merge kar liya hota to Rs 450 ka stock hota!” (
Zomato acquired Blinkit for about $568 million, saying fast trading is a natural extension of its food delivery business.
Shares of the food delivery platform hit a new low of Rs 43.05 on Tuesday, wiping out more than Rs 89,000 crore.
In May, Grover had said it wouldn’t be a bad idea to buy Zomato stock, even if it had been falling for months.
“It’s all about perspective. If you were a Zomato employee and exercised your ESOP (Employee Shareholding) after the IPO of Rs 140 or above, you probably paid more cost per share as income tax than what you can freely buy in the market today at a price of Rs 56 per share, the markets are giving everyone ESOPs,” he tweeted.
Grover, together with his wife
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