Eskom gets Chinese loan, thought to consider LM

South Africa’s Eskom has signed a $2.5bn loan from China Development Bank, securing almost two thirds of its funding requirements for the financial year amid speculation that the troubled state run power company might buy back its 2021 bonds.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 25 Jul 2018

The five year CDB facility brings the company’s completed amount of its funding requirement for the 2018/2019 financial year up to 62%.

“Both local and international financial markets have demonstrated an improved appetite for Eskom’s credit and we are confident that we will fully execute the required funding for ...

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