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Flash Report / Zambia

Zambia: Hard default appears imminent

The Ministry of Finance said in a press release today (here) that “Should Zambia fail to reach an agreement with its commercial creditors (including holders of its Eurobonds) on the terms of the appropriate standstills, as previously stated, the Repu...
Tellimer Research Patrick Curran
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 13 October 2020
Zambia: Hard default appears imminent
Zambia: Hard default appears imminent
Flash Report / Zambia

Zambia provides some answers but leaves many questions on restructuring

On Wednesday, the government published a document addressing the questions posed during its virtual investor presentation on 29 September (see here for all relevant documents and here for our initial take). However, guidance on progress towards a pro...
Tellimer Research Patrick Curran
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 8 October 2020
Zambia provides some answers but leaves many questions on restructuring
Zambia provides some answers but leaves many questions on restructuring
Macro Analysis / Global

G20 debt relief: What we have learnt so far

Mozambique became the 32nd country to be accepted by the Paris Club for bilateral debt service relief under the G20's Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) yesterday. We observe the vast majority of the 32 countries now approved for debt service...
Tellimer Research Stuart Culverhouse
Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 30 September 2020
G20 debt relief: What we have learnt so far
G20 debt relief: What we have learnt so far
Macro Analysis / Zambia

Zambia: Investor presentation kicks off ambitious restructuring timeline

Zambia’s Ministry of Finance, and its advisers (White & Case and Lazard), held an investor presentation earlier today via webcast following last Tuesday’s consent solicitation (see here). The government has also asked that accumulated arrears be incl...
Tellimer Research Patrick Curran
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 29 September 2020
Zambia: Investor presentation kicks off ambitious restructuring timeline
Zambia: Investor presentation kicks off ambitious restructuring timeline
Sovereign Analysis / Zambia

Zambia: Interest deferral is first step to restructuring

Zambia announced a consent solicitation today, seeking approval to defer interest payments on its three outstanding eurobonds from 14 October 2020 until 14 April 2021. Prior to agreeing on a comprehensive debt restructuring in July and a US$6.5bn 27-...
Tellimer Research Patrick Curran
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 22 September 2020
Zambia: Interest deferral is first step to restructuring
Zambia: Interest deferral is first step to restructuring
Strategy Note / Global

Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard

The investment to realise that manufacturing potential is likely driven by serving local and nearby regional markets in contrast to North Africa (EU exports) or South East Asia (global exports and China relocation). Our relative scorecard uses the sa...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 3 September 2020
Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard
Sub Sahara Africa manufacturing potential: Ethiopia tops our regional scorecard