IDFC Bank Ltd chief Rajiv Lall explains the rationale behind the deal.
Pressure points include regulatory hurdles and a potential asset-liability mismatch.
Deal values the housing finance unit at $462.5 million.
CSB has informed RBI and is in the process of appointing a banker to find investors.
Proceedings were earlier initiated against Essar Steel and Monnet Ispat and Energy.
Aion and Everstone are also reportedly interested in the pvt sector lender.
It has so far bought bad loans from small and medium enterprises
The size of the deal is likely to be Rs350-400 crore.
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