Troubled co Byju’s US units face bankruptcy case over $1.2 billion loan

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MUMBAI: In a contemporary jolt to struggling startup Byju’s, a few of its time period loan lenders have filed petitions in a US Court, searching for to provoke involuntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in opposition to the corporate’s US subsidiaries Epic, Tynker and Osmo.
Through this transfer, the lenders are searching for to guard and maximise worth of the entities for the advantage of all stakeholders and stop additional diversion of belongings, they mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday.The three entities have been the US-based guarantors of the $1.2-billion time period loan. The petition has additionally been supported by Glas Trust Company — the executive agent of the time period loans. Byju’s didn’t instantly touch upon the event.
The lenders mentioned that they’re keen to infuse the mandatory capital into Epic, Tynker and Osmo to reorganise the companies. Once valued at $22 billion, Byju’s spent practically $820 million in all to accumulate these companies by 2019-21 to develop its US footprint. Of the three entities, Epic — the most costly acquisition at $500 million — was additionally placed on the block by the cash-strapped firm to repay the time period loan to lenders.
Even although Byju’s defaulted on time period loan obligations, the lenders mentioned they tried to assist the agency work by the scenario. However, the corporate’s administration has no intention or the power to honour its obligations underneath the time period loan.


Nilesh Desai
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