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Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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  • New York

    US Bonds: Financials head onslaught in high-grade market

    Capital City | 02 September 2014

    Financial issuers are leading a 14-deal flood of issuance in the US high grade market on Monday, by offering seven deals in 15 different tranches.

  • Logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche

    Roche bonds on the cards

    Bonds | 29 August 2014

    Roche is set to return to the US dollar bond market for the first time in five years if it is successful in its plans to purchase biotechnology company

  • Logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche

    US high-grade market winds down for summer break

    Capital City | 25 August 2014

    The US high-grade market saw no new deals announced on Monday, with issuance seen resuming now only after the Labor Day holiday.

  • Roche to issue bonds for InterMune acquisition

    Ticker | 25 August 2014

    Roche is set to return to the US dollar bond market for the first time in five years if it is successful in its plans to purchase biotechnology company InterMune for US$8.3bn.

  • A Dollar General store in Colorado

    Takeover tussle ensues for Family Dollar

    Bonds | 22 August 2014

    A takeover tussle emerged in the discount retailer segment, with Dollar General last Monday embarking on a bidding war with rival discount retailer

  • ETFs

    Junk bond ETFs boost hedge funds

    Top News | 22 August 2014

    Junk-bond exchange-traded funds created for retail investors have been hijacked by hedge funds using them to make broad bets on bond prices, causing roller-coaster distortions in the high-yield market. Funds designed for retail investors have morphed into hedging tools that sell off too suddenly, and in too great a size, for illiquid high-yield bonds to keep up.

  • A Dollar General store in Colorado

    Dollar General bonds fall after news of all-cash bid

    Capital City | 18 August 2014

    Dollar General bonds plunged this morning after embarking on a bidding war with rival discount retailer Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar.

  • The logo of Germany's Commerzbank is pictured at the bank's headquarters in Frankfurt

    Europeans eye Yankees for issuance

    Bonds | 15 August 2014

    European banks are expected to flock to the Yankee bond market with Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 issuance in the autumn, now that the cost savings of issuing in dollars have far outstripped those in euros.

  • People walk past the headquarters of Swiss bank UBS in Zurich

    Seven trades raise close to US$10bn in US high-grade market

    Capital City | 12 August 2014

    Seven issuers raised US$9.75bn in the investment grade corporate market on Monday, a decent showing considering investors are getting harder to please as the summer lull kicks in.

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