sections

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Danielle Robinson' s stories

Sort by: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Heinz and Kraft

    Kraft-Heinz mega deal given thumbs up

    Top News | 27 March 2015

    Markets cheered the US$46bn merger between US food giants Kraft Foods and HJ Heinz last week, breathing a sigh of relief that the d

  • StanChart

    Two get Yankee CoCo ball rolling

    Top News | 27 March 2015

    Yankee European bank CoCos and bond issuance to meet total loss absorbing capacity regulations finally got going in the US dollar market last week, with HSBC and

  • China

    US deals off to record start

    Top News | 27 March 2015

    Borrowers have sold record amounts of debt in the US bond markets so far this year, as businesses race to shore up their finances and seize the moment before any rise in interest rates.

  • The Standard Chartered headquarters in London

    US high-grade tallies record month

    Capital City | 26 March 2015

    Standard Chartered’s US$2bn debut Yankee Coco and a US$1.75bn covered bond from Toronto-Dominion Bank pushed March into record territory Thursday, making it the biggest issuance month ever.

  • Busy month for US high-grade market

    UPDATE: US high-grade bond market logs largest month ever

    Capital City | 26 March 2015

    The US investment-grade bond market set the record Thursday for the busiest month ever, capping a record quarter for issuance as borrowers take advantage of ultra-low interest rates.

  • StanChart

    UPDATE: Standard Chart launches US$2bn 6.5% CoCo

    Capital City | 26 March 2015

    Standard Chartered has joined the ranks of international banks tapping markets for regulatory capital, pricing a US$2bn Additional Tier 1 bond on Thursday with a chunky 6.5% coupon.

  • Goldman Sachs sign

    Lackluster session for US high-grade market

    Capital City | 25 March 2015

    Goldman Sachs and investment management firm Franklin Resources were the only new issuers Wednesday, printing just US$1.9bn in a lacklustre session for the US investment-grade bond market.

  • Heinz products at a convenience store

    UPDATE: Bond market cheers Heinz merger with Kraft

    Capital City | 25 March 2015

    High-yield bond investors cheered the merger of Kraft Foods and HJ Heinz announced Wednesday, relieved that the companies will not pile on a massive load of debt to finance the deal. (Adds S&P comments)

  • Heinz products are seen at a convenience store in Golden, Colorado

    Heinz bonds soar 20 points on Kraft merger

    Capital City | 25 March 2015

    HJ Heinz bonds soared around 20 points Wednesday after the ketchup maker, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, said it was merging with Kraft Foods.

  • Ford logo

    March volumes close to logging new monthly record

    Capital City | 24 March 2015

    March is now a few billion dollars shy of becoming the busiest month on record in the investment grade market, following Tuesday’s pricing of US$4bn of deals by four financials.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page