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Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  • View of Anheuser-Busch InBev logo outside the brewery headquarters in Leuven

    AB InBev wows market with US$7.5bn offering

    Bonds | 14 July 2012

    Anheuser-Busch InBev last week brought the second-biggest dollar deal of the year so far, pricing US$7.5bn of three, five, 10 and 30-year bonds. The deal was increased from an initial US$6bn offering, after the lead managers were inundated with more than US$30bn of demand from investors flocking to the US corporate bond m

  • Ally forced to rethink plan to repay government

    Bonds | 15 March 2013

    Ally Financial is overhauling its plan to pay about US$11.1bn it still owes the US government after the Federal Reserve last Thursday rejected its proposed capital plan.

  • Apple

    Apple issues to dwarf those of rivals

    Top News | 26 April 2013

    Apple could go from being the only major technology company with no debt on its books to one that issues as many bonds as a major global bank, as it seeks to fund its US$100bn capital reward for shareholders unveiled last Tuesday.

  • Banks make winning bets on investor desperation

    Bonds | 10 August 2012

    Banks and insurance companies are taking advantage of the scramble for yield among US investors with capital securities structures not seen since the financial crisis and record low coupons.

  • Macquarie pays to play in US market

    Bonds | 17 February 2012

    Is the halo over Australian banks starting to slip? If the latest dollar bond from Macquarie Bank is anything to go by, US investors now appear to be demanding a premium to take on Australian risk.

  • T-Mobile gets clear reception

    Bonds | 11 October 2013

    Junk-bond investors are as greedy for cheap telecoms paper as their investment-grade peers, if the blow-out US$5.6bn T-Mobile deal priced on Tuesday is any guide.

  • The AT&T logo is pictured by its store in Carlsbad, California

    Verizon mega-bond could pave way for AT&T

    Bonds | 11 October 2013

    The smashing success of Verizon’s US$49bn bond redefined what is possible for US acquisition financing – and has helped to clear the way for AT&T to now consider buying Europe’s Vodafone.

  • The Cisco logo is displayed at the technology company's campus in San Jose

    ​Investors resigned to funding buybacks

    Top News | 28 February 2014

    Investors are turning a blind eye to shareholder-friendly activity by borrowers, as ballooning portfolios make the once heated topic of leveraging up to buy back stock a barely acknowledged risk when it comes to pricing bonds.

  • Logo of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

    100-year end of yield curve a surprise haven from euro woes

    Ticker | 01 December 2011

    The 100-year end of the yield curve has become an unexpected safe haven from the pain Europe’s slow

  • View of the BPCE banking group headquarters in Paris

    10-deal day causes some indigestion in US high-grade market

    Capital City | 09 September 2014

    The US investment grade managed to price US$8.930bn of deals from 10 issuers on Monday, despite investors still suffering from fatigue after last week’s US$49bn onslaught.

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