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  • A Qualcomm sign

    US shows Europe how it's done

    Bonds | 15 May 2015

    If treasurers at US firms flinched at the sight of continued US Treasury volatility and persistent uncertainty in the Bund market, they certainly did not show it last week, unlike their European counterparts.

  • International Paper Co. logo

    US high-grade market on a tear again with 11 deals for US$9.9bn

    Capital City | 14 May 2015

    The investment grade bond market continued to show surprising resilience on Thursday, to price US$9.871bn of bonds.

  • A Qualcomm sign

    Qualcomm dominates market with US$10bn debut

    Capital City | 13 May 2015

    Qualcomm accounted for the bulk of the US$15.15bn in new issuance from six high-grade borrowers on Wednesday, when it priced a debut US$10bn deal to fund share repurchases.

  • DP World logo

    Many US high-grade borrowers move to sidelines on rate volatility

    Capital City | 12 May 2015

    Two high-grade issuers were out with trades on Tuesday but about five others, including Qualcomm with a debut jumbo transaction, stayed away after another bout of Treasury volatility sent yields to their highest in six months.

  • A pedestrian is seen passing the head office of the Lloyds Banking Group in central London

    High-grade borrowers in mad dash to beat expected Qualcomm jumbo

    Capital City | 11 May 2015

    Eleven borrowers, including financials Lloyds Bank and Capital One, rushed to the US investment-grade bond market on Monday before an expected rush of jumbo trades this week – among them Qualcomm’s debut issue.

  • USA

    US bond market powers on

    Top News | 08 May 2015

    Apple, Shell and AbbVie blitzed the US bond market last week with a combined US$34bn of jumbo bond deals in just two days, bringing the week’s tally to US$52bn, the fourth-largest of all time.

  • Apple Inc. logo

    Apple meets year's funding needs

    Bonds | 08 May 2015

    Apple completed a US$8bn dollar offering last week and in doing so has deftly set itself up with a feasible marketing ploy to gain pricing leverage in euros and sterling if it decides to tap those markets later this year.

  • Boston Scientific logo

    Blazing high-grade market logs fourth-largest week ever

    Capital City | 07 May 2015

    Eight borrowers were raising US$7.4bn in the high-grade market on Thursday, pushing the week’s tally past US$50bn to become the fourth-largest of all time and the third-busiest of 2015.

  • A Qualcomm sign

    Qualcomm mandates banks to market debut bond

    Capital City | 07 May 2015

    Qualcomm, the world’s biggest maker of chips for cell phones, has mandated banks to roadshow a debut jumbo bond that will fund share repurchases.

  • Apple

    Apple, Shell pay up to raise US$18bn

    Capital City | 06 May 2015

    Apple and Shell raised a combined US$18bn in new bonds Wednesday but had to pay up to do it, as rates lurched to their highest levels of the year and sharply raised borrowing costs.