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Lenders approve Patanjali's Rs 4,325 cr bid for debt-ridden Ruchi Soya

Patanjali acquired Ruchi Soya Industries in an insolvency auction started by lenders to recover over Rs 9,300 crore loans

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In its first major acquisition, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved walked away with debt-ridden edible oil firm Ruchi Soya with a bid of Rs 4,325 crore, sources said.

Patanjali acquired Ruchi Soya Industries in an insolvency auction started by lenders to recover over Rs 9,300 crore loans.

Homegrown FMCG major almost got a walk over after rival Adani Wilmar decided to pull out from the race despite being selected the highest bidder few months back.

According to sources, lenders Tuesday approved the Patanjali's revised bid of Rs 4,325 crore with around 96 per cent vote in favour.

With the acquisition of Ruchi Soya,

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First Published: Apr 30 2019 | 9:59 PM IST

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