Zee Entertainment shares recovers post-NCLAT's stay order

NewsDrum Desk
24 Feb 2023
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New Delhi: Shares of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) extended its previous day decline in morning trade on Friday, falling over 5 per cent, but recovers in the noon post-NCLAT stays NCLT order.


The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal on Friday stayed the insolvency proceedings against media major Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL)

At the NSE, ZEEL shares were trading at 1.96 per cent up to Rs 201.75.

Shares of Zee Entertainment had declined over 3 per cent on Thursday.


Zee Enterprises' managing director and chief executive Puneet Goenka on Thursday moved appellate tribunal NCLAT challenging the order of the National Company Law Tribunal which admitted an IndusInd Bank plea for insolvency proceedings against the firm.

The appeal seeking relief against the National Company Law Tribunal's Mumbai bench order was filed by Goenka in the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Thursday, as per an official statement from the company.

"Goenka is taking all the necessary steps as per law to protect the interests of all stakeholders of Zee Entertainment Enterprises and to achieve a timely completion of the proposed merger with Culver Max Entertainment," the statement said.


The matter pertains to a default of Rs 89 crore by Zee Group's multisystem operator arm Siti Networks claimed by IndusInd Bank, for which ZEEL was a guarantor.

The private sector lender has also filed a separate insolvency petition against Siti Networks at the NCLT. The NCLT has appointed Mohit Mehra as the resolution professional in this matter.

The development comes at a time when ZEEL is in advanced stages of merging with Culver Max Entertainment (Sony) in one of the biggest deals in the media and entertainment sector.