ArcelorMittal says facing risks like excess capex on proposed Essar acquisition
Updated : February 26, 2019 01:53 PM IST
The world's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal's takeover proposal of the Essar Steel India Ltd (ESIL), via a joint venture with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), in a bankruptcy resolution process has been approved by the committee of creditors (CoC) and is pending before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
"Should the resolution plan be implemented, as is currently expected, it would subject ArcelorMittal to various risks. On the operational front, the industrial project to turnaround ESIL and further improve operational profitability is large-scale and ambitious," ArcelorMittal said in its annual report released late on Monday.
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