Moneycontrol PRO
Upcoming Event:Attend Algo Convention Live, 2 Days & 12+ Speakers at best offer Rs.999/-, exclusive for Moneycontrol Pro subscribers. Register now!
you are here: HomeNewsBusiness

Vedanta ties up Rs 8,000-crore facility with Union Bank to take over majority of syndicated facility

During 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Vedanta Ltd had tied up a syndicated facility of Rs 10,000 crore with State Bank of India as the lead bank at a running cost of 10.5 percent.

January 31, 2022 / 10:06 PM IST
Vedanta | Representative image

Vedanta | Representative image

Vedanta on Monday said it has tied up a facility of Rs 8,000 crore with Union Bank of India to take over a majority of the syndicated facility after multiple discussions with potential lenders. During 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Vedanta Ltd had tied up a syndicated facility of Rs 10,000 crore with State Bank of India as the lead bank at a running cost of 10.5 per cent.

"After multiple discussions with potential lenders, we tied up a facility of Rs 8,000 crore (replacement facility) with Union Bank to take over majority of the Syndicated Facility," the metal and mining giant said in a filing to the BSE. The replacement facility was availed on December 28 last year to take over the existing Syndicated facility to reduce the overall interest cost of the company in the normal course of business and to align the debt with market benchmarks.

ALSO READ: Vedanta Q3 Results | Profit grows 26.75% to Rs 5,354 crore, revenue up nearly 50%

Vedanta Ltd, in its normal course of business, conducts a proactive liability management exercise to achieve optimal capital structure. In this direction, the company continues to explore all options to increase its debt maturity profile and reduce its interest cost.

 



Download your money calendar for 2022-23 here and keep your dates with your moneybox, investments, taxes

PTI
first published: Jan 31, 2022 10:06 pm
Sections
ISO 27001 - BSI Assurance Mark