/ SBI Moves To Invoke Essar Steel Promoters' Personal Guarantees Of Rs. 15,000 Crore

NDTV : Apr 30, 2019, 10:04 AM

The State Bank of India on Monday filed a recovery suit against Prashant and Ravi Ruia, before the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Gujarat. Essar Steel Lenders led by the SBI are saddled with dues of over Rs. 63,000 crore, including overdue interest and penalties. The SBI sought the attachment of global assets of Ruias to recover its balance Essar Steel dues, through debt recovery proceedings at the DRT.

The State Bank of India on Monday filed a recovery suit against Prashant and Ravi Ruia, before the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Gujarat.

Essar Steel Lenders led by the SBI are saddled with dues of over Rs. 63,000 crore, including overdue interest and penalties.

The SBI will receive only a part of its dues as per ArcelorMittal's IBC Resolution Plan of only Rs. 42,000 crore -- leaving lenders with balance dues of over Rs. 20,000 crore, comprising principal, overdue interest and penalties.

The SBI sought the attachment of global assets of Ruias to recover its balance Essar Steel dues, through debt recovery proceedings at the DRT.The move to invoke the personal guarantees of the Ruias had started about six to eight months ago.