Debt finance

Government confident to repay all foreign debt – Minister of Finance

Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa said that although the country is going through a major foreign exchange reserve crisis, the government will cover all external debts due next year, adding that the president and prime minister have also secured their full support in this task. He said that despite the opposition’s claims, the government had a […]

Debt finance

Hogan Lovells Adds to Wall Street Bench with Morgan Lewis, Debt Financing Partner

Hogan Lovells, a global firm with strong roots in Washington, DC, continued to deepen its Wall Street presence and transactional activities by bringing in debt finance specialist Matthew Schenecke as a new partner in New York. Schenecke comes from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where he has spent his entire career. At Hogan Lovells he will […]

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State Bank of India Explores Ways to Debt Start-ups

The State Bank of India said on Wednesday it was trying to find a way to debt finance start-ups because current rules allow banks to finance only profitable businesses. Start-ups raise funds to run their businesses and promoters are forced to dilute their stake because debt financing is not available to the sector because they […]

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Kerrville council gives notice of intention to debt finance new public safety complex

Photos clockwise from top left corner: These existing public facilities – city court, fire administration, police department – would be removed and a new public safety complex would be built, if bond financing planned is approved in August. Posted: 23/06/2021 by Adolfo Pesquera Kerrville (Kerr County) – Kerrville city council voted on Wednesday to make […]

Debt finance

Can the G20 change the global debt financing landscape?

Author: Toshiro Nishizawa, University of Tokyo The G20 recently extended its Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) for the remainder of 2021, reflecting the severity of the cash shortages facing the world’s poorest countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this is only a temporary measure. A common framework for dealing with debt beyond the DSSI […]