Competition Regulator Approves JSW-Led Consortium’s Bid For Monnet Ispat
The committee of creditors of Monnet Ispat, which is undergoing insolvency proceedings, had on April 12 approved the resolution plan submitted by the only bidder Sajjan Jindal's JSW Steel along with AION Capital.
“The Competition Commission of India...considered the proposed combination and is of the opinion that there is no appreciable adverse effect on competition,” JSW Steel said today in a filing to the stock exchanges. The resolution plan remains subject to the approval of the National Company Law Tribunal (Mumbai bench), it added.
JSW Steel and AION Investments Private II Ltd. had submitted a bid for Monner Ispat under the corporate insolvency resolution process of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016.
JSW Steel is a part of the diversified $12 billion JSW Group, which has presence in steel, energy, infrastructure, cement, ventures and sports.