"The court action is important, but it's not a deal-breaker and it's highly likely an offer will be made for the plant whatever the outcome," the newspaper quotes a "source close to the Swiss" as saying.
"The main effect of a transfer of options into one company would be to streamline the management process, but Credit Suisse owns some 90 per cent of the bonds and can press on regardless.
"All that has been achieved by British Energy's court action is a delay in the inevitable while creating extra costs and souring relations."
Five years ago British Energy creditors agreed to swap debts for bonds worth £134 million and the right to buy the Eggborough plant for a cut-price £187 million in 2010.
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