Debt swap


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Debt swap

A set of transactions in which a firm buys a country's dollar bank debt at a discount and swaps this debt with the central bank for local currency that it can use to acquire local equity. Also called a debt-equity swap.
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The potential for a debt swap could be a positive turnaround for the retailer based on its $1.75 billion in liquidity, the source told the news outlet.
Further details of the debt swap mechanism will be available once the strategy is finalized.
German ambassador to Egypt, Julius Georg Luy said that Egypt and Germany have resumed negotiations on debt swaps which were stopped due to some economic and political issues.
The debt swap also helps fund other local conservation and climate-adaptation activities.
The debt swap program involved nine projects, including the Bukidnon forest cover project.
Under the debt swap operation, The Nature Conservancy funded a special purpose vehicle in the Seychelles called the Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT).
Pak-Italian Debt Swap Agreement (PIDSA) will be completed by end of 2018, and the remaining debt will also be cancelled by the Italian government.
"We will issue 10-year bond -- $1 billion in new money and another $1 billion is for debt swap," De Leon said in an interview.
Under individually negotiated debt swap agreements, a creditor nation foregoes repayment of a loan when the beneficiary nation agrees to invest part or all of the freed-up resources into a Global Fund-supported program.
Summary: Lebanon's Central Bank said a planned $1.7 billion debt swap between it and the Finance Ministry did not represent another round of the "financial engineering" it carried out in 2016 to boost foreign currency reserves.
THE NATIONAL government borrowed P27.7 billion in September, up 23 percent year-on-year, mainly on increased local borrowing as a result of the debt swap conducted that month.
Yanis Varoufakis said Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, cannot risk irritating Germany with such a debt swap because of Berlin's objection to his bond-buying programme.