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Definition of

debt rescheduling


negotiation of new terms for debt repayment the renegotiation of debt payments. Debt rescheduling is necessary when a company can no longer meet its debt payments. It can involve deferring debt payments, deferring payment of interest, or negotiating a new loan. It is usually undertaken as part of turnaround management to avoid business failure. Debt rescheduling is also undertaken in less developed countries that encounter national debt difficulties. Such arrangements are usually overseen by the International Monetary Fund.

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    In December 2008, the Seychelles government asked the Paris Club group of nations to help it reschedule its external debt. Finance minister Danny Faure said that the debt would become unsustainable if no agreement was reached. The government is hoping that around half of its foreign debt will be cancelled.

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Definitions of ’debt rescheduling’ and meaning of ’debt rescheduling’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’debt rescheduling’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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