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Govt to issue energy bond in tranches

Ken Ofori Atta - Finance Minister

Government has disclosed it is considering to issue its energy bond in batches of two or three. Citi Business News understands this may be the case as it will attract relatively lower yields and reduce the debt repayment burden. The decision to avoid a wholesale issuing of the estimated 10 billion cedis or 2.5 billion dollar bond, according to Deputy ...

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Govt hastens to clear $ 2.4bn energy debt

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Government should by the end of this month commence the repayment of all debts owed in the energy sector and improve operations in the sector. This will follow the successful issue of the 15 year energy bond to raise 10 billion cedis from its investors. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta who disclosed this to Citi Business News stated that ...

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Gov’t woos foreign investors for its $ 2.4 bn energy sector bond

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Foreign investors have shown interest to buy government’s 2.4 billion dollar energy sector bond. Citi Business News understands this is the response following an international road show by the transaction managers for the energy sector bond. The Deputy Energy Minister in charge of Finance, Joseph Cudjoe who disclosed this to Citi Business News explained that the move is expected to ...

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Timing of energy bond critical for its success – Prof. Bokpin

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Economist, Professor Godfred Bokpin has told Citi Business News the seeming delay in the issuance of the energy bonds may be deliberate to attract more buyers. He has however urged government to expedite processes to issue the energy sector bonds and improve the financial and energy sectors. According to Professor Bokpin, the country will suffer more should the bond fail ...

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