MNCs often resort to divest their real estate properties in the prime locations to overcome their financial crises.
Real estate divestment : best means for bigger corporates to cut off their debts.
Many Indian Corporates and MNCs fell in debt due to sluggish market and economic recession. This sluggish market situation forces many of the Indian corporate to divest their prime real estate assets.
Mounting debt has become a serious issue and problem for the Indian Corporates and MNCs. Many of them are left without any choice than to divest their real estate assets especially which are in the prime areas. Some of them resort to leasing and other monetization methods. Continue reading
DLF, India’s leading real estate developers, plan to raise an amount of Rs. 2700 cr. this financial year by selling non-core assets in order to reduce its debt of over Rs 16,421 cr. by about 33%.
The realty giant plans Rs. 5000 cr. to be cut from its debt. Out of these, Rs. 2700 cr. will be raised from sale of non-core assets and the left over from internal accruals. Last year, DLF could raise only Rs. 1800 cr. from sale of non-core assets while it planned for Rs. 5500 cr.
This fiscal, DLF has to compensate Rs 2,500-2,700 cr. in debt and also an interest of Rs. 1800 cr. Also, officials believe that this Divestment of non-core assets is not just a means to reduce debt but is a strategy to focus more on the core business operations.
Rs. 7,855 cr. was the overall revenue during financial year 2009-10 which is reduced by 25% as compared to Rs. 7,855 cr. in financial year 2008-09. The firm sold an area of 12.55 million sq ft across the world in the last fiscal.