Daily Management Review

Petrobas in search of newer pastures in Asia and Europe


05/22/2015


As indicated by the Agencia Estado newswire, Petrobras CFO Ivan Monteiro said amid a recorded meeting with the directorate that Petrobras is courting the China Development Bank and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation. The organization is additionally being searched out by banks in Norway, Canada, the U.K. what's more, Italy.



Brazilian oil monster Petrobras needs remote financing, yet it won't be going to U.S. banks to get it. In spite of the fact that the organization is not in any need of money this year, the battling oil firm is dependably watchful for financing and has some $13 billion its hoping to catch this year. Not a dime, evidently, will be in greenbacks.
 
Petrobras outside obligation is about all in dollars, guaranteed by the huge U.S. speculation banks. In any case, Petrobras would not like to tap the security showcases this year and is searching for "inventive financing", Monteiro said, flagging that in spite of being supported, it’s really not financed.
 
“The company had a strategy to advise the market that we did not need capital for 2015,” AE reported Monteiro as saying. “But to end the year with just $5.6 billion in cash for a company the size of Petrobras doesn’t make sense.”
 
The conventional course — the security market — is off radar for the present. China has been forcefully financing remote firms, especially in Latin America. It's Industrial and Commercial Bank has branches all over Buenos Aires, and the China Development Bank as of now has a $3.5 billion credit with outrage clad Petrobras. Monteiro said that the China bank arrangement was not an oil swap plan.
 
The organization has been losing business in its sector for more than a year because of a monstrous debasement plan. Government police agents have captured handfuls. The CEO and whole board has been supplanted. What's more, a month ago Petrobras at last reported its net results for the final quarter and 2014. Obviously, it was not beautiful.
 
In spite of its conspicuous character blemishes, Petrobras is perched on a great deal of oil. That keeps Petrobras appealing for banks. Divider Street is no more the main wellspring of outside stores for the firm as China and other remote banks are giving it new open doors.
 
The individuals who think Petrobras can come up short on money just need to remind themselves exactly how alluring this firm is to these institutional moneylenders. The legislature would not like to see Petrobras battle monetarily, and neither do the world's greatest banks. This organization will be around for a long, long time.
 
Petrobras keeps on disinvesting. It will offer an expected $7 billion in resources one year from now. It's anticipated to offer over $3 billion this year, however its objective for 2017 is to end have sold $13 billion value of benefits.
 
References:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2015/05/12/forget-u-s-petrobras-turning-to-asia-europe-for-money/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2015/05/12/forget-u-s-petrobras-turning-to-asia-europe-for-money/2/



Tags : Monteiro, oil, Petrobas, UK, US




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