JAKARTA (Reuters) – National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will seek to restructure $500 million of Islamic bonds due to mature next month, the deputy of the state-owned enterprises ministry said on Friday.
“We plan to ask for restructuring of the maturing global sukuk,” Kartika Wirjoatmodjo said via text message.
“We have engaged with an adviser, who has begun to communicate with bondholders,” he said.
This week, Garuda said in a statement to the Indonesia stock exchange that it was starting “a process of open and constructive dialogue” with its bondholders via an agent.
The company was assessing all options regarding the sukuk and had appointed PJT Partners as its financial adviser, it said.
Garuda also said the coronavirus pandemic, …