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NCLT rejects Essar Steel's operational creditors plea against Arcelor's bid

Around eight OCs, including Orissa Stevedores, Signode India, and Timken India, among others, had filed a plea seeking quashing of Arcelor's resolution plan and consideration of ESAHL's proposal

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Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)-Ahmedabad on Thursday rejected debt-laden Essar Steel India’s (ESIL’s) operational creditors (OCs) plea against ArcelorMittal’s Rs 42,000-crore bid. It is seeking consideration of promoters Essar Steel Asia Holding’s (ESAHL’s) Rs 54,000-crore proposal.
 
Around eight OCs, including Orissa Stevedores, Signode India, and Timken India, among others, had filed a plea seeking quashing of Arcelor’s resolution plan and consideration of ESAHL’s proposal. However, in a common order, the two-member Bench, comprising adjudicating authorities Harihar Prakash Chaturvedi and Manorama Kumari, rejected the same.
 
Led by the State Bank of India, the committee of creditors had approved

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First Published: Feb 28 2019 | 8:23 PM IST

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