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Aurelius Capital Management has shot down speculation that the hedge fund was fielding a viable private-sector proposal for selling its untendered Argentine sovereign debt in a bid to shorten the amount of time Argentina is in default.
NML Capital Ltd, one of the lead holdout creditors in Argentina's sovereign bond dispute said on Thursday the Argentine government refused to negotiate through a mediator and was all but preparing to default on already restructured debt.
Argentine debt holdout investor Mark Brodsky, chairman of Aurelius Capital Management, said his group will not ask US Judge Thomas Griesa to suspend his payment order, after a story in Argentina's La Nacion newspaper on Thursday suggested that Paul Singer’s NML Capital Ltd could ask Griesa to reinstate the stay of injunction as requested by Argentina.
Argentina asked U.S. judge Thomas Griesa on Monday to put on hold an order requiring it to pay bondholders who did not participate in debt restructurings following the country's 2002 default, while it seeks a global resolution.
Aurelius Capital Management, one of the lead holdout creditors seeking to settle with Argentina over sovereign debt payments from its 2002 default, said on Monday the Argentine government faced a new crisis on July 30 unless it engages in real talks.
The holdout hedge fund Elliott Management Corp representative emerged on Friday from five hours of meetings in New York with a court-appointed mediator, claiming the Argentine government still refuses to have negotiation years after its historic default.
Argentine officials and holdout investors met separately with the New York court-appointed mediator or 'Special Master' for five hours on Friday, presenting their cases in hopes of resolving a litigation on defaulted bonds that has dragged on for years.
The Bank of New York Mellon, fearful of being sued by Argentine bondholders and unwilling to defy a court order blocking their coupon payments, is seeking guidance from U.S. Judge Thomas Griesa on what to do with the money.
Argentina on Sunday took its battle against paying hedge fund investors in its defaulted bonds to the US media, placing adverts in major newspapers demanding US courts help foster fair and balanced negotiations.
The following letter under the heading of “Urgent need for legislation on Argentina debt” was published in the Financial Times and refers to the ongoing battle with the holdout hedge funds.The piece is signed by Tim Jones, Policy Officer, Jubilee Debt Campaign, London, N1, UK.