Debt lifeline for GP Batteries as deadline looms

Hong Kong’s GP Batteries is asking bankers to commit to a S$60m three year loan in a last-ditch attempt to avoid a default when its existing debt matures next month.

  • 17 Sep 2009

GP declared on July 28 in a quarterly financial statement to the Singapore Exchange that it needed to refinance a loan split into a S$60m tranche and a $45m portion before both expire in October.

This means additional pressure on bookrunners DBS and OCBC as not only does ...

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