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Ruia trust offers to exit Numetal to participate in Essar Steel bid

Company's proposal to buy Essar Steel says Ruias ready to sell entire 25% stake

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Dev Chatterjee Mumbai
The Singapore-based trust that owns a 25 per cent stake in Numetal, the bidder for Essar Steel, has offered to sell its stake to other shareholders of Numetal if the trust is found ineligible to participate in the bid.

Rewant Ruia, son of Essar group promoter Ravi Ruia, is the beneficiary of the trust. The offer to exit from Numetal has been made in the bid proposal submitted by Numetal, according to a source close to the development.

VTB Bank of Russia and another Russian partner own a 75 per cent stake in Numetal and, if needed, they will raise their stake

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First Published: Feb 27 2018 | 12:47 AM IST

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