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Corporate Restructuring Summit, Dubai: Debt-to-equity swaps in the Gulf

By Benjamin Clarke

18 September 2018

Corporate Restructuring Summit, Dubai: Debt-to-equity swaps in the Gulf From left to right: Matthew Hoffer, Esteban Buljevich, Joseph Julian, Bruno Navarro and Mark Stapley / credit: Middle East Global Advisors

In an era of excessive corporate debt, how important are debt-to-equity swaps as a resolution mechanism in the Gulf? Panellists in Dubai identified some of the challenges and opportunities offered by swaps - a relatively rare restructuring tool in the region.