Fitch downgrades Digicel again

Fitch downgrades Digicel again

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Downgrade Bonds Debt Fixed Income Capital Markets Caribbean Jamaica Mobile

Fitch Ratings downgraded mobile phone company Digicel for the second time in two weeks, dropping the Jamaica-based carrier to C after creditors granted a grace period on a bond payment. Digicel received last week a 30-day extension on a $925 million payment for its 2023 bonds. It can extend the grace period to 90 days if it reaches a restructuring agreement with more than 50% of bondholders, Fitch said in a report on Friday. Digicel also agreed to key terms for a possible restructuring with a gr

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