Kenmare gets waiver extension on $2.3m debt
Dublin-listed Kenmare Resources has been granted an extension to a waiver on debt repayments as negotiations over a potentially transformative investment continue, the Sunday Independent understands.
The minerals explorer last month told the market that a deleveraging plan delivered to lenders had not been agreed upon by a deadline of January 31, resulting in "an event of default". It said lenders had agreed to defer payment of a sum of $2.3m (€2.1m) until February 29.
The plan includes an investment of $100m in the company by the State General Reserve fund of Oman, as well as "further investment by shareholders and other investors".
The deal would give the company a new direction after a potential takeover by the Australian miner Iluka did not go ahead as Iluka walked away from making an offer.
Kenmare declined to comment.
Sunday Indo Business