Equatorial Palm Oil Grants Five Year Extension Of $2.0 Million Loan To Joint Venture Liberian Palm Development Ltd

LONDON (Alliance News) – Crude palm oil producer and developer Equatorial Palm Oil PLC said Monday it has extended the maturity of its USD2.0 million loan to joint venture company Liberian Palm Developments Ltd.

Shares in Equatorial Palm Oil were down 12% at 1.50 pence on Monday afternoon.

The loan was due to mature on Tuesday, but the maturity date has been extended to November 2023 through a deed of amendment.

Interest is charged at either the USD London interbank offered rate plus 4% per year, or at 8% per year, whichever is highest.

Including accrued interest, the loan currently has USD2.9 million outstanding.

As at November 1, including this loan, Liberian Palm Developments owed USD6.2 million to Equatorial Palm Oil.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.