IVRCL has put up Rs 4,000 crore worth of assets for sale in order to come out of debt burden in the next two years once the sale is successful. The assets for sale include road projects (both operational and under construction) and desalination plant in Chennai.
Mumbai-based ABG Shipyard, a shipbuilding company, is in the process of restructuring its long-term debts. The company has been facing liquidity issues since 2011 and global recession has dealt a severe blow as almost 70 per cent of its customers are Europeans.
At a review meeting with top officials of state-run banks, Finance Minister P Chidambaram urged them to cut base rates in order to spur credit growth in the economy. Chidambaram feels that reduction of the base rate will be a powerful booster to credit growth and this may in turn turn around the economy, which grew at a decade-low pace of 5 percent in 2012-13. The minister argues that while Reserve Bank of India trimmed policy rates by 125 basis points, banks must
RBI Deputy Governor HR Khan informed that the gross non-performing assets of banks rose 31.8 per cent, while restructured standard advances expanded 40 per cent in 2012-13. Speaking at an event in Thiruvananthapuram, Khan attributed the rise in the NPAs to uncertain macroeconomic environment, underlying issues in credit assessment and bad loan management by
Government is in the process of hiring an external consultant to advise on the restructuring of Coal India (CIL) for a long term sustainability roadmap. The government is learnt to have shortlisted nine consultants for the purpose. Meanwhile, agency reports quoted Coal Minister Prakash Jaiswal as saying that he was not in favour of splitting the state-run CIL. The minister has reportedly said
In the next three to four months, State Bank Of India, the country's largest lender, expects to restructure Rs 50-60 billion ($0.9-$1.08 billion) of loan. This information was given by the bank Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri while interacting with media persons. During January-March quarter, the bank restructured Rs 80.9 billion ($1.46 billion) in loans. The bank's total rest
Between January and March 2013, the country's largest public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) restructured almost $1.5 billion loans. The bank announced its first quarterly decline in net profit in two years owing to fall in interest income and increase in provisions for loan
Tata Metaliks is in the process of restructuring its pipe business in order to derive cost benefit from backward integration in a time-bound manner. As part of this initiative, the company acquired its Japanese partners Kubota Corp and Metal One in water pipes making venture Tata MetaliksKubota Pipes (TMK
Reports indicate that the Rs 1.9 lakh crore debt restructuring package announced by the central government for state electricity boards (SEBs) has not received much response. It is learnt that no major state has yet entered into a memorandum of undertaking (MoU) with the centre for debt recast. states such as Rajasthan are negotiating with ban