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Despite NCLT setback, analysts remain positive on Zee Entertainment

Their sum-of-the-parts valuations ranges between Rs 275 and Rs 390, which indicates uncertainty


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Devangshu Datta
The National Company Law Tribunal’s (NCLT’s) declaration that Zee Entertainment is bankrupt adds a new measure of uncertainty to the proposed merger with Sony.

Three entities -- Aditya Birla Finance, IndusInd Bank and YES Bank -- have filed appeals in the NCLT for recoveries of Rs 130 crore, Rs 90 crore and Rs 540 crore, respectively. The money was borrowed by a related party – Siti cable – and not returned. Zee was a corporate guarantor.

The NCLT has declared Zee insolvent in the case with IndusInd Bank for recovery of Rs 150 crore. There are also disputes in these

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 8:11 PM IST

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