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Piramal Group Chairman Ajay Piramal has become the new owner of DHFL

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Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL), the bankrupt housing finance company under financial tightness, corruption charges and bank debt, has got a new owner. Piramal Group Chairman Ajay Piramal has become the new owner of DHFL. DHFL creditors have approved the bid of Piramal Enterprises. DHFL said in a regulatory notice sent to the stock exchanges on Sunday that the bid of Piramal Enterprises was approved at the COC meeting held on January 15, 2021. DHFL said, the Committee of Creditors accepted the offer from Majority to Piramal Capital and Housing Finance Limited under Section 30 (4) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).  Piramal's proposal from DHFL's Committee of Creditors (COC) received 94% of the vote, while the other contender for the deal was American's Oaktree Capital with only 45%. Let me tell you that minimum 66% votes were required to win this bid. Ajay Piramal has managed to buy DHFL despite a lower bid from Oaktree Capital. Ajay Piramal's company