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  • A pharmacist fills a prescription

    Low rates, M&A spur flood of pharma debt deals

    Capital City | 06 February 2015

    Merck & Co’s US$8bn jumbo bond is just the tip of the iceberg of debt supply from the healthcare sector in the months ahead with brand names like Novartis and Pfizer set to compete for investor cash.

  • The Merck & Co. campus in Linden, New Jersey

    Buy-side flocks to Merck's jumbo M&A bond

    Capital City | 05 February 2015

    Merck kicked off the year’s expected avalanche of acquisition financings by pharmaceutical and medical device companies on Thursday with a blowout US$8bn bond offering.

  • The Merck & Co. campus in Linden, New Jersey

    Merck attracts investors with jumbo bond

    Capital City | 05 February 2015

    Merck & Co quickly attracted investors with a new US$6bn jumbo bond offering on Thursday, with the deal more than twice covered by mid-morning despite volatile conditions in the market.

  • The logo of Tencent

    Investors show strong support to Tencent in busy high-grade day

    Capital City | 04 February 2015

    Growing confidence in Chinese growth plays was demonstrated in the US bond market on Wednesday, when internet company Tencent Holdings was flooded with US$17bn of orders for a US$2bn offering of five- and 10-year notes.

  • The sign at the IBM facility near Boulder, Colorado

    Oil rebound greases wheels for US high-grade issuance

    Capital City | 03 February 2015

    Strong equity markets and the continued rebound in oil prices put the wind behind the investment-grade new issue market on Tuesday, enabling five borrowers to price US$5.5bn with ease.

  • A Costco Wholesale store

    Costco eyes bond issue to fund special dividend

    Capital City | 03 February 2015

    Costco Wholesale Corp could tap the US high-grade bond market after announcing plans to raise debt to help pay for a portion of a US$2.2bn special dividend to shareholders this month.

  • US IG BONDS: Apple, CapOne raise US$9.5bn

    Ticker | 02 February 2015

    The US high-grade bond market got February off to a strong start on Monday with a US$9.5bn print, led by an upsized US$6.5bn jumbo offering from tech giant Apple.

  • Apple logo

    UPDATE 2 – Apple raises US$6.5bn in latest bond issue

    Capital City | 02 February 2015

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  • Apple

    Apple eyes at least US$5bn with new bond

    Capital City | 02 February 2015

    Apple Inc is expected to issue at least US$5bn in a five-tranche bond in the US dollar market Monday as part of a larger global capital raising expected to include issuance in euros.

  • Ballmer

    Microsoft and AT&T risk ratings

    Top News | 30 January 2015

    Microsoft’s coveted Triple A rating could come into question and AT&T is likely to lose its Single A rating after both