It’s not weakness in IBC, but in how people are gaming it

You announced on Thursday that the government will provide ₹30,600 crore in guarantees to the National Asset Reconstruction Co. Ltd to buy ₹2 trillion of bad loans from banks. This will be in a 15:85 split, with NARCL offering banks cash for 15% of the value of assets and issuing security receipts for the rest … Read more

CEO of Srei Infra resigns

Rakesh Bhutoria, CEO of Srei Infrastructure Finance has resigned. Key points to note – The Company is currently under the control of lenders as it is undergoing debt resolution. The Company has more than Rs 30,000 crore of debt. For reference, the current market cap of the Company is about Rs 400 crore. Since December … Read more

Paytm to launch FASTag-based parking service across India, after DMRC facility

Digital payment and financial services firm Paytm plans to enable FASTag-based parking services across the country, after launching its first with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) on Monday said it has enabled the country’s first FASTag-based metro parking facility in partnership with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). “This … Read more

ICICI Bank gets IRDAI approval to reduce stake in ICICI Lombard

As at June 30, 2021, ICICI Bank held 51.87% of the equity stake in ICICI Lombard – the general insurance business. On September 3, 2021, ICICI Lombard informed the exchanges about receipt of approval from Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) for ICICI Bank to reduce the stake in Lombard to 30%. The … Read more