Essar raises Rs 1,000 cr via rupee bond

Mumbai | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on September 10, 2013

Essar Power, a subsidiary of London-listed Essar Energy, said that it has completed an 11-year Rs 1,000-crore (about $147 million), rupee denominated bond offering.

The bonds issued will be listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. It will be repaid from 2017 to 2024.

In FY’13, Essar Power had completed a number of coal-fired power projects and has 3,910 MW of operational capacity. Work is progressing on other projects which will take the total capacity to 6,700 MW.

Deepak Maheshwari, Chief Financial Officer, Essar Energy, said: “This further rupee bond issue will allow our power business to benefit from longer debt maturity timeframe and lower interest rates compared to our existing debt facilities.”

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Published on September 10, 2013
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