Tata Steel Europe reports debt reduction

Tata Steel said its European subsidiary, Tata Steel Netherlands Holdings, has refinanced its bank debt by raising term loan facilities of 1.75 billion euros. In comparison, Tata Steel’s European operations had reported a debt of over 2.2 billion euros as of March. “This represents a reduction of EUR 500 million versus the external debt outstanding […]

Tata Steel declared successful bidder for Bhushan Steel

Tata Steel said it has been declared as the successful resolution applicant by the Committee of Creditors of Bhushan Steel Limited, laying the ground for one of the biggest acquisitions in India’s iron and steel sector. Tata Steel said it has has accepted the Letter of Intent for Bhushan Steel under the Corporate Insolvency Resolution […]

Tata Steel buys 74% of Orissa power plant from Jasper Ind for Rs 255 cr

Tata Steel said it has completed the acquisition of a 135 MW power plant from a subsidiary of Jasper Industries for Rs 255 paid in cash. The thermal power plant, located in Cuttack district in Odisha, will help it increase its captive source of power to meet its growing demand, it said. The acquired company […]

Fitch lauds Tata Steel’s thyssenkrupp deal, but rating unchanged

Tata Steel Limited’s (TSL) memorandum of understanding with thyssenkrupp AGn to create a 50:50 JV in Europe paves the way for TSL to reduce exposure to a structurally weaker business, says Fitch Ratings. However, TSL’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘BB’ remains on Rating Watch Evolving until further clarity on the proposed JV emerges […]

Tata Steel UK wins regultory approval for separating pension liabilities

Tata Steel UK, formerly Corus Group, has taken one more step towards solving its financial woes by moving its pension-related liabilities to a new entity. It said the UK Pensions Regulator has approved a Regulated Apportionment Arrangement or RAA that separates the pension scheme from itself. Tata Steel UK will pay £550 million to the […]

Tata Steel acquires Brahmani River Pellets at Rs 900 cr EV

Tata Steel Limited said that it has executed definitive agreements to acquire 100% equity shares of Brahmani River Pellets Limited (BRPL) from Aryan Mining and Trading Corpn Private Limited (AMTC) and other companies in the Moorgate Industries Group (MIG). The transaction is based on an enterprise value of Rs. 900 crores plus closing adjustments and […]