However, in accordance to the sources, lenders can not proceed with the resolution course of due to a coercive stay obtained by the Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group from Delhi High Court towards RHFL in November 2019.
As per the stay obtained by SP Group, RHFL is prohibited from disposing, alienating, encumbering both instantly or not directly or in any other case half with the possession of any its property, thus instantly impacting the continuing debt resolution.
According to a senior banker concerned in the resolution course of, it’s crucial for the lenders of RHFL to settle the problem with SP Group for the profitable closure of the continuing resolution plan.
The banker additional added that they hope to finalise the profitable bidder for RHFL’s property in the subsequent couple of weeks. Thus, it turns into extra necessary now to resolve this obstacle on the earliest.
An individual, who wished not to be named, stated that because the matter is sub-judice, Shapoorji Pallonji Group could be unable to touch upon the identical.
The resolution course of, being managed by BOB Capital Markets (BOB Caps) and Ernst & Young (EY), has received 4 binding bids to the lenders.
Of these 4 bidders, ACRE and Authum Investments have been for all of the property of the corporate. The different two bids, from Capri Global and Avenue-Arcil, are for getting solely the retail property of the corporate.
According to the sources, these bids are seen to be enticing to the lenders because the bid values have crossed the truthful worth as decided by two unbiased valuers appointed by them.
The SP Group is a secured lender with simply Rs 200 crore of publicity out of whole debt of Rs 11,200 crore, which is lower than 1.eight per cent of the full debt of RHFL.
Separately, the identical group of banks is contemplating debt resolution underneath a one-time restructuring (OTR) of the SP Group with over Rs 30,000 crore of debt.
In August this yr, lenders led by Bank of Baroda had invited expressions of curiosity for the property of RHFL and Reliance Commercial Finance, each arms of Reliance Capital.
The retail disbursements of Reliance Home Finance had plunged amid tightening liquidity following the collapse of IL&FS in 2018 and important debt repayments in the course of the September 2018 to February 2019 interval.