adani transmissionAdani Transmission hit a record high of Rs 252, up 9% on BSE in early morning trade after the company reported profit after tax (PAT) of Rs 1.55 billion for the quarter ended December 2017 (Q3FY18).

“On a comparable basis excluding recovery of arrears PAT for the Q3FY18 has increased to Rs 1.55 billion against Rs 999 million of Q3FY17,” Adani Transmission said in a press release.

Its consolidated income rose to Rs 18.08 billion during the period under review as against Rs 7.34 billion in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

The company said it has signed a binding share purchase agreement (SPA) with Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra) to acquire the Mumbai Generation, Transmission and Distribution (GTD) business. The GTD business caters to 3 million customers, making it the country’s largest private sector integrated power utility, entailing 1,892MW of power distribution along with generation facilities, it said.