Articles by Christopher Mangham



Sberbank Will Help RusAl Pay Debt

  • 30 September 09
  • Reuters
The loan will allow Oleg Deripaska's company, which currently holds about $16 billion in debt, to cover its controversial decision last week to repay Alfa Bank ahead of other creditors.

Some Banks Not Sold On RusAl Debt Deal

  • 31 July 09
  • Reuters
United Company RusAl has yet to convince some banks to accept restructuring terms on $7.3 billion in debts after winning support to extend the deadline for talks to Sept. 18.

Financial Crisis Puts Loans Out of Reach

  • 18 September 08
  • Reuters
Only the biggest firms are expected to be able to secure new financing this year.

Rosneft Set to Clear $22Bln Yukos Loan

  • 18 July 08
  • Reuters
The firm will soon pay off a huge bridging loan taken to buy Yukos assets. It still has net debt of over $20 billion.

Russians Borrow More As Loans Fall Globally

  • 01 July 08
  • Reuters
Russian companies borrowed a total of $39 billion in syndicated loans in the first half of 2008, up from $36 billion in the same period of 2007.