Edison’s SsangYong acquisition deal close

Edison’s SsangYong acquisition deal close
SsangYong Rexton

Studies in Korea claims that a consortium led by electric powered carmaker Edison Motors has now signed a remaining offer with SsangYong to just take around its assets.

The Yonhap news company documented that a Seoul court docket has authorized that acquisition and also stated that a remaining offer has now been signed.

The report stated that underneath the remaining settlement, Edison has agreed to get SsangYong for 304.eight billion won (US$250 million), and the acquisition dollars will all be put in to repay some of the carmaker’s debt to monetary institutions.

Edison reportedly stated it has paid 10 % of the acquisition dollars and secured the remaining 274.three billion won from companions.

The Yonhap report also stated Edison has also agreed to lend fifty billion won in running funds to SsangYong to aid it stay afloat.

Nevertheless, SsangYong will continue being underneath court docket receivership until finally the court docket approves Edison’s rehabilitation plans and two thirds of SsangYong’s creditors settle for it. Analysts note that the Korea Growth Financial institution (KDB), the most important creditor, will be demanding a credible company strategy and could be difficult to satisfy.

The Korea Herald documented that underneath the court docket-led sale treatment, SsangYong’s rehabilitation strategy ought to be submitted by March 1.