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  • Cocobod signs third syndicated loan of 2019

    Ghanaian cocoa regulator, Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), has signed a $600m loan from supranational and international lenders. The deal is Cocobod's third syndicated loan this year.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • Egypt lining up triple tranche including longest ever deal

    Egypt is in market promoting a new deal: three tranches of benchmark dollar funding. Its 40 year tranche will be Egypt’s longest ever deal.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • EM lenders dismiss SA outlook downgrade

    Moody’s has downgraded South Africa’s outlook from stable to negative, in what some think is the precursor to the country being classified as a junk borrower. Lenders — in characteristic fashion — have shrugged off the implications for the country’s borrowers, claiming they enjoy a strong national banking system.

    • 04 Nov 2019