India Globalization Capital Completes Acquisition Of Minority Interest In TBL

Bethesda, April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IGC), acompany competing in the rapidly growing materials andinfrastructure industry in India and China, announced today that onMarch 31, 2013 it completed the previously announced acquisition ofthe remaining 23.13% of the TBL shares that were still owned by theFounders of TBL for about $185,000.

Following thru with IGC's consolidation effort, and as per theAgreements announced on October 18, 2013, TBL became a fully-ownedsubsidiary of IGC. This acquisition gives IGC control over TBL, acompany with 1) assets in excess of $3 million including operatingassets that can deployed in our mining operations; 2) a priorhistory and qualifications for bidding on construction contracts inIndia; and 3) an import/export license that can be used to tradevarious commodities worldwide.  This acquisition also providesIGC and the founders of TBL with customary releases andindemnities.

IGC's CEO, Mr. Ram Mukunda, said: "TBL is expected to add valueby allowing us to consolidate our operations in India.Additionally, TBL has approximately $6.5 million of potentialclaims that we are currently pursuing against construction projectsthat have been completed."

About IGC:

Based in Bethesda, Maryland, India GlobalizationCapital, Inc. (IGC) is a materials and infrastructure companyoperating in India and China. We currently supply iron ore to steelcompanies operating in China. For more information about IGC,please visit IGC's Web site at Forinformation about Ironman, please visit

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The Company undertakes no obligation to publiclyupdate any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of newinformation, future events, or otherwise. Other factors and risksthat could cause or contribute to actual results differingmaterially from such forward-looking statements have been discussedin greater detail in IGC's Schedule 14A, Form 10-K for FYE 2012,Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, filed with theSecurities and Exchange Commission on December 9, 2011, July 16,2012, and November 14, 2012, respectively. 

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