Avonmore Capital & Management Services Ltd.
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ISIN No INE323B01016 52Wk High (Rs.) 36 BV (Rs.) 54.97 FV (Rs.) 10.00
Bookclosure 27/09/2018 52Wk Low (Rs.) 12 EPS (Rs.) 10.25 P/E (X) 1.45
Mkt Cap. (Rs. Cr.) 36.16 P/BV (X) 0.27 Div Yield (%) 0.00 Mkt Lot 1

1.0 Significant Accounting Policy

1.1 Background

Avonmore Capital & Management Services Limited (ACMS or the Company) is a company, incorporated in the year 1991. The Company is presently listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and Delhi Stock Exchange (DSE). The Company got registered as Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC) with RBI dated 07-10-2008. The Company is in the business of non banking financial services.

1.2 Basis of preparation

The financial statements are prepared under the historical cost convention, in accordance with the Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), to comply with the accounting standards specified u/s 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, relevant pronouncements of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. Accounting policies have been consistently applied except where a newly issued accounting standard is initially adopted or a revision to an existing accounting standard requires a change in the accounting policy either to in use., and NBFC (Non-deposit accepting or holding) companies prudential norms (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2007, as adopted consistently by the Company.

1.3 Use of estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, disclosure of contingent liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Examples of such estimates include provision for assets and estimated useful life of fixed assets. Actual results could differ from these estimates. Adjustments as a result of differences between actual and estimates are made prospectively.

1.4 Current / Non-current classification

All assets and liabilities are classified as current and noncurrent.

i) Assets

An asset is classified as current when it satisfies any of the following criteria :

a. It is expected to be realized in, or is intended for sale or consumption in, the Company's normal operating cycle;

b. It is held primarily for the purpose of being traded;

c. It is expected to be realized within 12 months after the reporting date; or

d. It is cash or cash equivalent unless it is restricted from being exchanged or used to settle a liability for at least 12 months after the reporting date.

Current assets include the current portion of non-current financial assets. All other assets are classified as noncurrent.

ii) Liabilities

A liability is classified as current when it satisfied any of the following criteria :

a. It is expected to be settled in the Company's normal operating cycle;

b. It is held primarily for the purpose of being traded;

c. It is due to be settled within 12 months after the reporting date; or

d. The Company does not have an unconditional right to defer settlement of the liability for at least 12 months after the reporting date.

Current liabilities includes current portion of non-current financial liabilities. All other liabilities are classified as non-current.

1.5 Revenue Recognition

Revenue is recognized to the extent that it is probable that the economic benefits will flow to the company and the revenue can be reliably measured.

1.6 Revenue from services

Revenue from services rendered is recognized as the service is performed based on agreements /arrangements with the concerned parties.

1.7 Dividends

Revenue is recognized when the shareholders'' right to receive payment was established during the accounting year.

1.8 Interest

Revenue is recognized on a time proportion basis taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

1.9 Expenditure

Expenses are recognized on accrual basis and provisions are made for all known losses and liabilities. Expenses incurred on behalf of other companies for sharing personnel, common services and facilities like premises, telephones etc, are allocated to them at cost and reduced from respective expenses. Similarly, expense allocation received from other companies is included within respective expense classifications.

1.10 Retirement and other Employees Benefits

i) Retirement benefits in the form of Provident fund and Family Pension fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions are charged to the statement of profit and loss for the year when the contributions to the respective funds are due. There are no other obligations other than the contributions payable to the respective funds.

ii) Gratuity is a defined benefit obligation. The Company has taken group gratuity scheme with TATA AIG Insurance Co. Limited to cover the gratuity liability of the employees. Gratuity liability is accrued and provided for on the basis of an actuarial valuation on the projected unit credit method made at the end of the financial year.

iii) The Company makes a provision in its books for liability towards encashment of leave lying to the credit of employee as on the last day of current financial year, subject to the maximum period of leave allowable by the company, as if all employees are retiring on the Balance Sheet date. Leave Encashment liability is incurred and provided for on the basis of actuarial valuation made at the end of the financial year.

iv) Actuarial gains /losses are debited to statement of profit and loss and are not deferred.

1.11 Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost and other incidental expenses, less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses. Cost comprises the purchase price and any attributable cost such as duties, freight, borrowing costs, erection and commissioning expenses incurred in bringing the assets to its working condition for its intended use.

i) Depreciation on tangible assets

(a) Leasehold improvements are depreciated over the lease period as stated in the lease agreement or over the estimated useful life of the assets, whichever is shorter.

(b) In respect of tangible assets acquired during the year, depreciation is charged on Straight Line Basis so as to write off cost of assets over useful lives and for assets acquired prior to April 1, 2014, the carrying amount as on 1st April 2014 is depreciated over remaining useful life. The useful life of assets is taken as prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013.

ii) Intangible assets and its amortization

(a) Intangible assets are recorded at cost and are amortized over the period the Company expects to derive economic benefits from their use.

1.12 Impairment

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment. If any such indication exists, the recoverable amount of the asset is estimated. For assets that are not yet available for use, the recoverable is estimated at each balance sheet date. An impairment loss is recognized whenever the carrying amount of an asset or cash generating unit exceeds its recoverable amount. Impairment losses are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss. An impairment loss is reversed if there has been a change in the estimates used to determine the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is reversed only to the extent that the asset's carrying amount does not exceed the carrying amount that would have been determined net of depreciation or amortization, if no impairment loss had been recognized.

1.13 Investments

Investments are classified into long-term investments and current investments based on intent of the management at the time of making the investment. Investments intended to be held for more than one year are classified as long term investments. Current investments are valued at lower of cost or market value. The diminution in current investments is charged to the statement of profit and loss; appreciation, if any, is recognized at the time of sale. Long-term investments, including investments in subsidiaries, are valued at cost unless there is diminution, other than temporary, in their value. Diminution is considered other than temporary based on criteria that include the extent to which cost exceeds the market value, the duration of the market value decline and the financial health of and specific prospects of the issuer.

Investments, which are held as stock in trade as part of the business operations are valued in the same manner as are relatable to Current Investments.

i) The Cost is arrived at FIFO method and is inclusive of brokerage, transfer expenses and demat charges, if any. The fair value is arrived at with reference to the market value, if available, quotation in any stock exchange or any other available information to indicate a transaction between unrelated willing buyer and willing seller at arm’s length price.

ii) In case of unquoted investments, the fair value is arrived on the basis of breakup value as per latest available audited balance sheet of the investee company.

Interest accrued and / or broken period interest paid on unsold securities is recognized as “Interest Accrued on Investment” under Other Current Assets.

1.14 Foreign currency Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction. Exchange differences arising on settlement of foreign currency transactions are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss. Monetary assets and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at year-end rates and resultant gains/losses on foreign exchange translations other than in relation to acquisition of fixed assets and long term foreign currency monetary liabilities are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

1.15 Taxation

Income-tax expense comprises current tax and deferred tax. Current tax expense is the amount of tax for the period determined in accordance with the income-tax law and deferred tax charge or credit reflects the tax effects of timing differences between accounting income and taxable income for the period. The deferred tax charge or credit and the corresponding deferred tax liabilities or assets are recognized using the tax rates that have been enacted or substantively enacted by the balance sheet date. Deferred tax assets are recognized only to the extent there is reasonable certainty that the assets can be realized in future; however, where there is unabsorbed depreciation or carried forward loss under taxation laws, deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is a virtual certainty of realization of such assets. Deferred tax assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date and written down or written-up to reflect the amount that is reasonably/ virtually certain (as the case may be) to be realised.

1.16 Provisions and Contingent Liability

A provision for losses arising from claims, litigation, assessments, fines, penalties, etc is recognized when the Company has a present obligation as a result of a past events; it is probable that an outflow of resources embodying economic benefits will be required to settle the obligation; and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed unless the possibility of an outflow of resources embodying economic benefits is remote.

1.17 Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year.For the purpose of calculating diluted earnings per share, the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders and the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the year are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares, except where results would be anti-dilutive.

1.18 Operating leases taken

Lease payments under operating lease are recognized as an expense on a straight line basis over the lease term.

1.19 Segmental reporting

i) Segments are identified by the management, keeping in view the dominant source and nature of risks and returns and the internal organization and management structure.

ii) Revenue and expenses have been identified to a segment on the basis of relationship to the operating activities of the segment.

iii) Revenue and expenses, which relate to the company as a whole and are not allocable to a segment on reasonable basis, have been disclosed as "Un-allocable”.

iv) Segment assets and liabilities represent assets and liabilities in respective segments. Tax related assets, and other assets and liabilities that are not reported or cannot be allocated to a segment on a reasonable basis, have been disclosed as ‘'Un-allocable''.

1.20 Cash and Cash Equivalents

In the cash flow statement, cash and cash equivalents include cash in hand, demand deposits with banks, other short-term highly liquid investments with original maturities of three months or less.