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Reliance Industries expresses interest in buying a part of Alok Industries

Bankruptcy proceedings against Alok Industries began on June 22 after lenders moved the National Company Law Tribunal

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 


Alok Industries, which has defaulted on more than Rs 20,000 of loans, may have finally found a suitor. Reliance Industries has expressed interest in buying a part of the company, Economic Times reported.

is one of the 12 big defaulters identified in June by the Reserve Bank of India for bankruptcy proceedings.

Reliance Industries will not buy the complete business as it will not add to synergies. Reliance may be interested in buying Polyester yarn unit, people quoted in the economic times report said.

The bankruptcy proceedings against begun on June 22 after lenders moved an application to National Company Law Tribunal. The company, in its 2015-16 annual report, listed factors such as demand slump, investment calls going wrong and fluctuations in foreign exchange as key reasons for its poor performance, Business Standard had reported earlier.

First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 16:24 IST