Friday, 20 July 2018

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  • North America High-Yield Bond: Golden Nugget's US$1.4bn dual-tranche bond

    All Special Reports | 15 December 2017

    Imagine getting the opportunity to buy your beloved home-town sports team – but only having two months to come up with the US$2.2bn to make it happen.

  • Teva

    Teva inches closer to junk ratings

    Ticker | 14 December 2017

    Teva Pharmaceuticals inched closer to junk Thursday after Moody’s placed its rating on review for downgrade, saying new cost cuts - including slashing 14,000 jobs - were not enough.

  • PDVSA logo

    Auction values Venezuela debt at pennies on dollar

    Ticker | 14 December 2017

    Banks valued defaulted bonds of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA at just 17.625 cents on the dollar Wednesday in an auction to fix how much owners of insurance on the debt will be paid.

  • Workers stand in front of a drilling rig at an oil well operated by PDVSA

    PDVSA bonds initially valued at 19.25 cents at CDS auction

    Ticker | 13 December 2017

    Bonds of Venezuela’s PDVSA were valued at 19.25 cents on the dollar in the first stage of an auction Wednesday to determine the payout on credit default swaps tied to the state-owned oil company.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuela bonds valued in CDS auction

    Ticker | 12 December 2017

    Banks valued Venezuela’s sovereign bonds at 24.50 cents on the dollar Tuesday in an auction to determine the payout on credit default swaps tied to the South American country.

  • Mattel headquarters in El Segundo, California

    Mattel downgraded to junk amid debt refinancing

    Ticker | 11 December 2017

    Mattel joined the ranks of fallen angels on Monday as all three main ratings agencies chopped the toymaker’s bond ratings after it announced a US$1bn debt offering.

  • Inter Milan fans, San Siro Stadium

    Inter Milan kicks off for rare football bond

    Ticker | 11 December 2017

    Inter Milan is aiming to score a €300m high-yield bond, seven years after the last football club deal, when Manchester United tapped in.

  • An olive branch is seen during harvest

    Regulators to soften US loan rules

    Top News | 08 December 2017

    US regulators said they are open to revising restrictions on leveraged lending, offering an olive branch to a Republican-controlled Congress keen to roll back banking regulations.

  • Us dollar and euro banknotes

    High-yield issuers in late-year frenzy

    Top News | 08 December 2017

    The junk bond market is ending the year on a frantic note with some 25 different issuers from both sides of the Atlantic jumping into the primary last week after a brief spell of weakness a month back.

  • McGraw-Hill pulls PIK toggle

    Bonds | 08 December 2017

    Textbook publisher McGraw-Hill Education has withdrawn a US dollar bond sale, a banker on the deal told IFR on Friday.