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Tag: Armand Achaibersing

Suriname Recovery

Possibly Bumpy days Ahead

Reform without unrest Part V Global Capital GC: What are the key reforms that this government has undertaken and how will they affect creditworthiness? Minister Achaibersing: We are not just fixing the roof. Given what we inherited, we are called upon to build new foundations. Under President Santokhi, our government has taken immediate steps to put…
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Suriname Economic Recovery

Economic Recovery Suriname After Chaos Previous Government

Restructuring before oil FID  Part IV Amsterdam, February 18th 2022 — GC: Indeed, the projections in the IMF programme do not consider recent major offshore oil discoveries, citing the absence of clear private sector investment plans to extract these resources. How close is a final investment decision (FID) from Total and Apache on their Suriname discoveries?…
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Suriname's economic recovery

Suriname on its way to recovery

Possible need for bondholders Part III Global Capital Amsterdam, February 17th 2022– GC: Can you be more specific about the forthcoming proposal to bondholders and other external commercial creditors? Minister Achaibersing: It will contain two components. Firstly, the fixed income part will reflect a reduction of outstanding debt — including accrued interest and arrears — that is…
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Debt Restruturing in Surniame

Suriname on its way 

Value recovery instruments proposed Part II Global Capital Amsterdam, February 16th 2022– GlobalCapital: Last year, there was a public dispute with bondholders. How are your negotiations going with the bondholder committee today? Finance Minister Armand Achaibersing: Debt restructuring negotiations typically take place amid great uncertainty, and disagreements surrounding the debtor country’s economic prospects are common. But…
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Armand Achaibersing and Albert Ramdin

Suriname to offer creditors oil-linked bonds

ESG opportunity in restructuring Part I globalcapital / eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, February 15th 2022== Suriname’s debt workout has the ingredients to be a fascinating case study for sovereign restructuring. GlobalCapital spoke exclusively to the two ministers leading creditor negotiations, Armand Achaibersing (l) and Albert Ramdin (r). Suriname is only just pulling out of a deep recession,…
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