Belize Awarded “2013 Sovereign Restructuring Deal of the Year


vlcsnap-2014-01-20-19h41m35s247vlcsnap-2014-01-20-19h41m56s195The infamous US$547.5M “superbond” was restructured last year in March, providing much needed relief to the Government of Belize in making those hefty payments to its creditors.

Last week, Latin Finance, the premier financial publication covering the markets of Latin America and the Caribbean, announced that Belize’s restructuring of that “Superbond” is the 2013 Sovereign Restructuring Deal of the Year.  Gathered alongside representatives of the region’s top corporations, sovereign ministries of finance, investment banks and law firms, the Government of Belize formally received the award at a ceremony held at Gotham Hall in New York City on January 16, 2014. Accepting the award on behalf of the people of Belize and the Prime Minister was the Speaker of the House, Hon. Michael Peyrefitte.vlcsnap-2014-01-20-19h42m10s8

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