Russian Railways RFP met coolly as lenders wind down for the year

Lenders have reacted coolly to a new funding request from state-owned Russian Railways, reiterating that the end of the year would be bleak for the loan market in the CIS, with no new deals likely to come to market.

  • 05 Nov 2008
The rail line operator, otherwise known as RZD, has sounded out banks on the possibility of raising new money, for an undetermined amount. But even though many said they liked the company, the response from originators has so far been unenthusiastic, and the request has already received immediate ...

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