Drake & Skull International writes off AED4.18 billion, completes restructuring requirements

DUBAI: Shafiq Abdul Hamid, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Drake and Skull International LLC, announced the completion of the company’s compliance with all restructuring plan requirements after issuing mandatory convertible sukuk to the Company’s creditors, in accordance with the restructuring plan, for the benefit of the financial and commercial creditors with the debts equivalent or exceeding AED 1 million.

Shafiq Hamid emphasised the company’s completion of all other requirements stipulated in the restructuring plan agreed upon with creditors and approved by the competent courts, which include the company’s success in increasing its new capital by more than AED450 million and obtaining approval from the Securities and Commodities Authority, writing off financial and commercial debts in full by AED4,181,766,366, and issuing the remaining 10% mandatory convertible bonds into shares after five years from the date of issuance.

This will enable the company to resume its activities by entering into
tenders and obtaining new projects, leading to improving the company’s profitability and increasing its assets and shareholders’ rights.

Additionally, the company has started cash settlements for creditors with debts less than AED1 million, with a total amount of AED13,604,054 million according to the final list of creditors published on January 30, 2024, under the supervision of the expert appointed by the competent court as a procedures trustee, in addition to any amount adjusted pursuant to objections filed with the court.

Source: Emirates News Agency

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