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Insolvency issues: Lenders pick Dalmia Bharat for Binani Cement

A source close to the development said UltraTech had offered a 20% stake to non-secured financial creditors

Insolvency issues: Lenders pick Dalmia Bharat for Binani Cement
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Dev Chatterjee Mumbai
Lenders have chosen a consortium led by Dalmia Bharat to take over Binani Cement, despite a close bid by the Aditya Birla group’s UltraTech.
 
Dalmia had offered Rs 63.5 billion for Binani Cement, while UltraTech's financial offer was a tad lower. The lenders’ meeting was held in Mumbai on Tuesday.
 
This will be the first case under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, where banks will not have to take a haircut on their loans.

A source close to the development said UltraTech had offered a 20 per cent stake to non-secured financial creditors. But the lenders decided to go

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First Published: Feb 28 2018 | 6:59 AM IST

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