DLF Ltd.: India's Leading Real Estate Company in Trouble

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Case Code : BSTR382
Case Length : 27 Pages
Period : 2005-2010
Pub Date : 2010
Teaching Note : Not Available
Organization : DLF Limited
Industry : Real Estate
Countries : India

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Problems Faced by DLF

Though DLF was able to book significant sales in the months before November 2009, the sales started falling across segments from November 2009. In the housing segment, DLF had launched some projects in the middle of the year in Kochi, Bangalore, and Gurgaon which were witnessing marginal sales...

Credit Crunch & Increasing Debts

Analysts felt that under the duress of the prevailing market conditions, DLF was unable to secure the required loans for implementing many of its projects. The overseas credit markets had been shut since January 2008 giving DLF no access to FIIs...

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The Struggle Continues

By the beginning of 2010, there was a slow revival in demand for both housing and commercial properties within the country. This enabled DLF to increase the prices of some of its residential properties by around 15%, which helped it to realize higher margins...


Exhibit I: Demand for Residential Sector in India
Exhibit II: Foot Prints of DLF
Exhibit III: DLF Land Bank as on March 31, 2010
Exhibit IV: DLF's Balance Sheet
Exhibit V: DLF's Profit & Loss Account
Exhibit VI: Vertical Wise Sales, Lease, Inventory, Sale Price, Least Rentals and Project Cost - April, 2007 to December, 2008
Exhibit VII: Vertical Wise Sales, Lease, Inventory, Sale Price, Least Rentals and Project Cost - January, 2009 to March, 2010
Exhibit VIII: Vacancy Levels across Major Cities in Financial Year 2008-2009
Exhibit IX: Expected Correction in Prices of Commercial Properties across Major Cities
Exhibit X: DLF Closing Stock Price in US$ from July 5, 2007 (Listing) till July 30, 2010
Exhibit XI: DLF Gross Debt, Revenue and Net Profit from April 2007 to June 2010 (Figures in Million US$)

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9] "DLF IPO: The Indian Real Estates' Untold Story," The Economic Times, July 17, 2007.
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