The State Financial institution of India has invited bids for abroad oil and gasoline property of Videocon Industries Ltd, a newspaper commercial confirmed on Monday, as India seeks to get well billions of in loans from the beleaguered non-public agency.
Client electronics agency Videocon Industries is without doubt one of the most indebted corporations in India, with excellent loans value round 600 billion rupees ($eight.53 billion) from its monetary and operational collectors.
In October, SBI Caps, the funding banking arm of State Financial institution of India, was appointed to start out the method of valuation and monetisation of the agency’s oil and gasoline property abroad.
SBI mentioned it had appointed guide Deloitte to seek out consumers for Videocon’s exploration property in Brazil and Indonesia.
“It’s a course of the place certified events from India and abroad will probably be invited to bid for the property,” mentioned a banker concerned within the course of, including that expressions of curiosity can be obtained till Aug. 22.
Videocon didn’t instantly reply to calls searching for remark.
Videocon Industries has oil and gasoline property in India, Brazil and Indonesia, along with its now-defunct client electronics enterprise in India.
The corporate ventured into Brazil and Mozambique oil and gasoline property over a decade in the past, buoyed by its expertise in oil manufacturing in India’s east coast.
Nevertheless, burgeoning debt compelled the corporate to promote its coveted asset in Mozambique to a consortium of Indian state-owned corporations led by Oil and Pure Gasoline Corp Ltd in 2014 for $2.four billion.
Individually, Deloitte has additionally invited bids for promoting drilling property of Aban Offshore Ltd, an oil and gasoline service supplier, one other newspaper commercial confirmed.