AFR: Fortescue to get debt relief?

The AFR is reporting that:

Fortescue Metals Group has entered a trading halt after having progressed discussions with its lenders about relaxing some of its debt covenants “significantly overnight”. It expects to make an announcement about a restructuring of its bank facilities before the start of trading on Tuesday.

Wonder what ore price assumptions the banks are using…wonder how close FMG is to triggering the covenants? Not a lot of transparency here.

David Llewellyn-Smith
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  2. dumb_non_economist


    I have a mate who works for a contractor to FMG, his work is not really that portable. What is likely to happen to FMG if prices remain low, will someone simply move in and pick up a large slab of the company and it continue on or what?