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Future Retail will become an NPA for lenders if it doesn't pay Rs 3,494 crore by January 29

Peerzada AbrarAbhijit LeleSharleen D’Souza Bengaluru/Mumbai
Future Retail Ltd (FRL) has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court (SC), requesting it to refrain its (FRL’s) lenders from declaring the company a non-performing asset (NPA) if the retailer did not pay its dues of Rs 3,494 crore by January 29 (Saturday).

FRL had missed its payment date of December 31, after which it had a review period of 30 days to pay the amount to its lenders if it was not to be classified as an NPA.

In its petition to the court, the Kishore Biyani-led company said the respondents (lenders) had agreed to set up an asset sale committee to monetise the retailer’s small format stores (which include Easyday and Heritage Fresh Stores) and recover the dues

First Published: Jan 26 2022 | 12:44 PM IST

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