South Africa’s state power monopoly seeks to raise prices to avoid collapse

Posted in: Intellidex in the media on December 22, 2020


 An offer to investors to swap their Eskom bonds for sovereign paper would be more effective than swapping for equity because Eskom debt is already widely seen as a de facto government obligation, says Peter Attard Montalto, an analyst at Intellidex. Featured in Financial Times.  

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