Banks voted for the Piramal supply for DHFL. On Friday, the lenders to Dewan Housing Finance Company (DHFL) voted unanimously in help of the decision plan. Firm Piramal current the plan, opening the way in which for the bankrupt agency to revive.

Though the bid from Piramal acquired 94 % votes, the US-based Oaktree Capital plan acquired simply 45 % votes from the creditor’s committee (CoC).

A banker mentioned that the supply from Oaktree was “too complicated” and his proposals had too many loopholes. It consists of giving false particulars to the lenders on the rankings of potential bonds.

However however, Piramal plans to mix its enterprise in monetary providers with DHFL and maintain all its workers. With all the general public sector banks within the CoC voting in its favor, it simply succeeded in getting greater than the required 66 % votes, the banker mentioned.

In December 2019, after the agency relied on its financial institution loans value Rs 90,000 crore, DHFL went to chapter courtroom. The corporate’s founders are at the moment in jail and face accusations of money-laundering.

Extra In regards to the Banks And DHFL:

Banks have a distinct story right here. Piramal’s technique for the DHFL lenders will contribute to a restoration of Rs 37,250 crore throughout the subsequent 5 years. Of its complete payout, Piramal will present the lenders with Rs 12,700 crore as money upfront. By way of Piramal, the upper the upfront money tilted the dimensions. The present stakeholders of DHFL would get zero worth, as per the plan. The third bidder’s supply, Adani, was too weak.

Oaktree, which after the bidding deadline had offered a further Rs 1,700 crore, can’t discover favor with the lenders.


The CoC will apply a proposal for Piramal to the Nationwide Firm Legislation Tribunal for approval (NCLT). The merger of Piramal Capital and Housing Finance with DHFL can be efficient from the date the proposal is authorised by the NCLT, thus including 4,500 staff to the corporate and investing Rs 10,000 crore of the fairness of Piramal Capital within the merged entity.

The merger with DHFL makes excellent sense for Piramal as it can present it with a gentle money move from retail prospects on the similar time when its personal company mortgage portfolio faces laborious moments because of the downturn of the property sector.

The lenders of banks at the moment are ready for the subsequent transfer by Oaktree. It additionally had threatened that if its supply was not accepted, it could pursue authorized motion. Oaktree had mentioned his bid was undervalued by Rs 2,700 crore by the CoC and its advisors in a letter to the collectors. This was just a bit earlier than the vote, giving the Piramal get together a bonus.