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JSW Steel, AION Capital win bid to acquire bankrupt Monnet Ispat

JSW Steel led consortium has won the bid to acquire bankrupt Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd (MIEL) in an insolvency auction.

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JSW Steel, AION Capital win bid to acquire bankrupt Monnet Ispat

JSW Steel led consortium has won the bid to acquire bankrupt Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd (MIEL) in an insolvency auction.

The committee of creditors (CoC) of Monnet Ispat and Energy, which is undergoing insolvency proceedings, had on Tuesday approved the resolution plan submitted by the only bidder Sajjan Jindal's JSW Steel along with AION Capital.

"The consortium has been declared as the successful resolution applicant by the Committee of Creditors of MIEL on April 10, 2018, and has received a Letter of Intent (LoI) dated April 12, 2018," JSW Steel said in a statement.

JSW Steel Limited and AION Investments Private II Limited (AION) had submitted a bid for MIEL under the corporate insolvency resolution process of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016.

"The consortium has accepted the terms of the LoI. The closure of the transaction shall be subject to obtaining necessary regulatory approvals, including from the National Company Law Tribunal and the Competition Commission of India," JSW Steel said.

JSW Steel is a part of the diversified USD 12 billion JSW Group, which has presence in steel, energy, infrastructure, cement, ventures and sports.

JSW Steel is the leading integrated steel company in India with an installed steel-making capacity of 18 MTPA. JSW Steel's plant at Vijayanagar in Karnataka is the largest single location steel producing facility in the country with a capacity of 12 MTPA.

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