Eskom loan risks Chinese takeover, says DA

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) has sent a freedom of information (FOI) request for full terms of a $2.5bn-equivalent loan from China to utility Eskom, with the official opposition party fearing a potential loss of ownership of the company to its Asian creditors.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 10 Sep 2018
On Sunday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said he planned to submit to Eskom a request under the Promotion of Access to Information Act, demanding to find out the terms of the conditions of the China Development Bank loan that was announced in July. The deal was big enough ...

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3 Citi 115,539.89 347 6.14%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 102,971.93 380 5.48%
5 MUFG 99,604.74 569 5.30%

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4 BNP Paribas 2,737.23 6 7.81%
5 Citi 2,083.52 9 5.94%

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5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,639.52 78 4.77%

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2 BNP Paribas 31.67 78 5.99%
3 ING 31.21 74 5.90%
4 Citi 22.60 36 4.27%
5 Deutsche Bank 21.89 32 4.14%