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Tuesday, 23 April 2019

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    US Financial Bond House: Citigroup

    All Special Reports | 12 December 2014

    Issuance of capital by banks around the world was one of the big themes of 2014 in the US market, and Citigroup grabbed the lion’s share of the business, while at the same time expanding its client base among US financials. Citigroup is IFR’s US Financial Bond House of the Year.

  • Ingram Micro office building

    High-grade borrowers pay up in jittery US market

    Capital City | 10 December 2014

    Only three borrowers tapped the investment-grade market for US$2.15bn on Wednesday and they paid up for the privilege, as a 5% drop in crude prices sparked broad-based volatility.

  • Gas pump

    US high-grade issuance stalls as market tone shifts

    Capital City | 09 December 2014

    Borrowers kept to the sidelines on Tuesday, opting to wait for a better tone in the US investment-grade new issue market as equities and fixed-income securities underperformed all day.

  • The logo of Honda Motor Co

    US high-grade bond market tallies biggest December ever

    Capital City | 08 December 2014

    Five trades for US$3.25bn in the US high-grade market on Monday officially made it the busiest December ever, as a record year for primary issuance gets ready to go out with a bang.

  • Amazon.com box

    Busy December sets up 2015

    Top News | 05 December 2014

    Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson pushed the first week of December into record territory last Thursday, with a US$6.2bn five-part transaction to help pay for its US$12.2bn acquisition of CareFusion.

  • Becton Dickinson office building

    Becton Dickinson five-part pushes week past US$49.5bn

    Capital City | 04 December 2014

    Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson pushed the first week of December into record territory on Thursday, with a US$6.2bn five-part transaction to help pay for its US$12.2bn acquisition of CareFusion.

  • Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York

    Viacom, UnitedHealth tip week's new issue tally over US$40bn

    Capital City | 03 December 2014

    Investment-grade bonds defied the laws of physics yet again Wednesday, with new issue concessions and book-to-cover ratios dropping even as another US$6.45bn in deals came to market.

  • Amazon.com box

    Amazon pays up to price US$6bn of bonds

    Capital City | 03 December 2014

    Amazon paid up to triple the size of its outstanding bonds on Tuesday, issuing US$6bn of securities at levels that didn’t budge from initial price thoughts and offered investors about 15bp of new issue concession.

  • A Medtronic heart defibrillator

    Medtronic gives huge start to week with largest high-grade deal of 2014

    Capital City | 01 December 2014

    Medtronic on Monday tipped Apple out of the top spot as the biggest corporate borrower of the year, with a US$17bn seven-part transaction to finance its US$42.9bn acquisition of Covidien.

  • A Medtronic heart defibrillator

    Medtronic launches biggest corporate bond of year at US$17bn

    Capital City | 01 December 2014

    Medtronic has launched a US$17bn bond deal, the biggest investment grade issue of 2014, according to IFR data.