Delhi high court appoints provisional liquidator for AskMe.com

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New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Friday appointed a provisional liquidator to wind up e-commerce website AskMe.com’s parent company Getit Infoservices Pvt Ltd, a lawyer familiar with the development said.

Justice Siddharth Mridul ordered the appointment of a liquidator in a plea by Malaysian telecom group Astro Entertainment Network Ltd, which asked for a court-appointed liquidator to wind up the now defunct e-commerce company.

News website VCCircle first reported in December 2016 that Astro had approached the Delhi high court to wind up AskMe.com.

Astro is a majority investor in AskMe.com with a 98.3% shareholding.

According to the VCCircle report, Getit had made a net loss of Rs410 crore and had liabilities of Rs460 crore as of July 2016