Tag Archives: vulture funds

How vulture funds make money by harming ordinary citizens

Why investors can’t get enough of Tajikistan’s debt

Landon Thomas, Jr. New York Times October 17, 2017

Who owns Puerto Rico’s debt?  We’ve tracked down 10 of the biggest vulture firms.

Joel Cinteron Arbasetti and Carla Minet, Centro de Periodismo Investigativo,
and Alex V. Hernandez and Jessica Stites, In These Times October 17, 2017

The central mosque in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. A former Soviet republic, Tajikistan has rarely interacted with global investors but is offering an interest rate of just over 7 percent for a 10-year bond. Credit: James Hill/The New York Times