Vijay Mallya a ‘liquor baron’ is tagged as a willful defaulter by his biggest moneylender, the State Bank of India in November 2015. Vijay Mallya, who already owed around Rs.7000 crores, then to Public Sector Banks, was given further enormous bundle of credit by the consortium of banks driven by SBI for his aspiring avionics experience Kingfisher Airlines. Presently huge piece of the faults of the Mallya’s default rests with the grasp of these banks for payment of advance to Kingfisher Airlines without thinking about every one of the advantages and disadvantages of the business.
The modern tycoon picture of Mr. Mallya has likewise helped him to activate a major tranche of reserve from different banks. In the reports, RBI expressed that he is one of many agents who owes state-possessed banks a huge number of crores and purposely not paying of duty in spite of sufficient income and great total assets. Under his administration, UB Group turns into world’s second biggest alcohol producer selling 55 million cases after Diago, a British alcohol mammoth which sold 91 million cases in 2005.
By 2007, he had developed his dad’s modest business dominion into an aggregate with income of $2.1 billon. Counts on his business prudence, Vijay Mallya has made a record of sorts by entering and leaving in excess of 34 organizations.
One of his most eager accomplishments was KFA, a full administration carrier, propelled in the year 2005. However, KFA did not take off well and the principle reasons were:
Provided top of the line benefits yet charged traveler mid-to-low-end costs.
Acquired a misfortune making Air Deccan at high cost, absence of synergy between two.
Recorded high costs of avionics turbine fuel, high duties on the equivalent.
In 2008, Kingfisher revealed loses of Rs. 1602 crores. Indeed, even as Mallya’s business kept on losing cash in 2012-13 on salary of Rs.683.4 crores, Kingfisher made misfortunes of Rs. 4301.2 crore. Mallya continued siphoning cash, getting by swearing his possessions in other gathering organizations, accommodating intra-bunch advances and giving individual assurances. At last, with amassed misfortunes of Rs. 8200 crores, compensations and air terminal levy unpaid, the aircraft was grounded in 2012. Kingfisher, today owes over Rs. 9000 crore to its loan specialists, workers and providers. This incorporates getting of Rs. 6963 crore from all out 17 banks, of which real advance is from PSBs.
The loan specialist for example banks associated with the financing KFA were in shortcoming as well. The Rs. 9000 crore Kingfisher advance is only the huge terrible advance case. When we talk about avoids in the framework, the principal disturbing chime was when Mallya moved toward a gathering of loan specialists in 2010 to further reserve his carrier. Be that as it may, banks have purposely shut their eyes, and notwithstanding the separated supposition, a new round of reserve was in all actuality, in the wake of taking Rs.1500 crore personal guarantees from him. Moneylenders acquired a stock of benefits before giving a gesture to the credit, guaranteeing that Mallya could bank up his certification whenever summoned. Mallya subsequently gave subtleties of offers, land and different resources adding up to Rs.1500 crore over some undefined time frame. As indicated by the RBI arrangement which commands that no advance be rejected for need of guarantee, the security for this situation originates from the advantage that will be made in future. According to this, the main dynamic fixing is the business visionary, whom one will hope to count on. What’s more, banks did likewise. In 2013, when banks drew nearer Mallya for their contribution which were then Rs.6493 crore, Mallya guaranteed them that a lot of it would be settled after his arrangement with Diageo, in which, Mallya was selling Rs.5000 crore worth of his offers from United Breweries Holding and other in USL. Be that as it may, the arrangement emerged at a lower estimation of Rs.2400 crore and simultaneously high court put the arrangement on hang based on complaint recorded by banks against it. The issue is currently in the Supreme Court. A few hearing has been finished however there is no or almost no result. Banks knew about colossal assets being obtained from different business by Mallya to spare KFA. Rather than quick response, banks waited lastly proclaimed KFA resources as NPA.
The Enforcement Directorate registered a case of money-laundering against Mallya based on a CBI probe on KFA’s on Rs. 900 crore loans from IDBI Bank. ED also mentioned that IDBI bank did not mortgage the collateral against the loan. The Rs.300 crore was diverted to the UK and the remaining Rs.600 crore to various parts of the country. This has put the parties involved including the bank under scanner. Several criminal or money-laundering cases are now held against Vijay Mallya which is under investigation. The lenders are clueless and struggling to recover their dues.