Bloomberg Article on Rolta

Shortly after writing our last article on Rolta India’s restructuring proposal, “In Response to Rolta’s Restructuring Support Agreement“, we were contacted by a reporter from Bloomberg covering the story for a phone interview with Randy Durig.  The notes from the interview can be found below.   Rolta Debt Plan ‘Misguided,’ Better Deal Needed, Hedge Fund Says By David Yong, Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — Rolta India’s plan to restructure about $500m of defaulted notes is unlikely to succeed because it imposes bond haircuts while preserving equity holders, according to U.S. hedge fund Durig Capital, Inc. “The bond restructuring plan is misguided,” CEO Randy Durig says in a phone interview from Oregon. “These past two years, we have been playing a game of rewarding stockholders first at the demise of bondholders”. “In a Read More …

Letter to Mr. Singh – Rolta’s Restructuring Support Agreement Announcement

Distressed Debt 1 has written a letter (below) to Mr. Singh of Rolta  in response to their latest announcement of a Restructuring Support Agreement.  View the full letter by clicking the link below.   View the Full Letter Here   Read Our Response to Rolta’s Announcement of a Restructuring Support Agreement   For more information or questions concerning Rolta or the Distressed Debt 1 Hedge Fund, please ask here and we will try to get back to you shortly. Always putting your interests first, Randy Durig Registered Investment Advisor DIR  971-732-5119 A+ Rating with the BBB! Fixed-income2.com |Durig.com| Distressed Debt 1 Hedge Fund 

In Response to Rolta’s Restructuring Support Agreement

        In Response to Rolta’s Restructuring Support Agreement  Announced February 13th, 2018 Rolta (NSE: ROLTA) has recently announced the signing of a new Restructuring Support Agreement (RSA) in which Senior Bondholders could essentially receive a worst case remittance of principle at 53 cents on the dollar.  Even worse, Rolta has failed to remit or even address the years of unpaid accrued interest owed to bondholders on their defaulted senior notes, which is now close to 20 cents per dollar of bond principle.  This whole time, stockholders that are legally in line behind debt holders have felt no pain. We also found the language Rolta used in their offer to be very devious, where many might get the wrong impression and consider this a done deal.   An example Read More …

Why Small Hedge Funds Have Historically Outperformed Their Larger Brothers – An Analysis by Distressed Debt 1 Hedge Fund

                    Historically, smaller hedge funds have fared better during periods of financial stress than large hedge funds Two thirds of global hedge fund assets are managed by only the top 6% largest of all hedge funds Numerous studies have found that, over time, smaller hedge funds & emerging managers outperform the returns of larger hedge funds & established managers   With the largest hedge funds (those with AUM ≧ $1 Billion) managing an estimated 90% of the roughly $3 Trillion in global hedge fund assets (1), one may begin to wonder if there is too much money chasing too little talent.  To put this figure into perspective, there are fewer than 400 hedge funds considered to be “large”, while there are Read More …