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Thursday, 18 January 2018

Davide Scigliuzzo' s stories

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  • MOVES-LatAm banker Andre Silva to join Nomura: sources

    Ticker | 31 July 2017

    Japanese bank Nomura has hired Latin America debt banker Andre Silva in its latest push to expand business across the region, sources familiar with the matter told IFR.

  • Commuters travel in a Metrocable cabin in Caracas

    Venezuela bonds lower on US sanctions fears

    Ticker | 31 July 2017

    Venezuelan bonds fell on Monday following a controversial election at the weekend that could trigger new sanctions from the United States.

  • A Staples in Burbank, California

    Staples LBO to test appetite for retail risk

    Top News | 28 July 2017

    Banks are preparing a multi-billion debt sale to finance the US$6.9bn takeover of Staples by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in the largest leveraged buyout of the year so far.

  • Deutsche changes afoot in finance and LatAm

    People & Markets | 28 July 2017

    Deutsche Bank is continuing to reshape its financing and solutions group (FSG) business in Europe and has outlined the regional management structure, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.

  • Mixed outcome in junk for covenant advocates

    Bonds | 28 July 2017

    The guardians of bond covenants walked away with only a half victory last week after pointing the finger against weak clauses in two junk bond offerings.

  • Vivint changes junk bond structure, covenants

    Ticker | 27 July 2017

    Home technology company Vivint has tweaked the terms of a US$400m junk bond offering that had come under fire for weak covenants, a source close to the deal told IFR on Thursday.

  • Investors shrug off concerns over AssuredPartners bond

    Ticker | 27 July 2017

    The AssuredPartners bond is expected to price without amending terms, as strong demand is trumping criticism about the lax covenant structure, two sources told IFR.

  • ClubCorp Holdings logo

    Apollo eyes junk bond as part of ClubCorp LBO

    Ticker | 26 July 2017

    Private equity giant Apollo Global Management has received US$1.775bn of committed financing for its US$1.1bn buyout of golf club operator ClubCorp, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Spreads keep grinding tighter on BBB/BB bonds

    Ticker | 26 July 2017

    Average spreads on both Triple B and Double B rated US corporate bonds are at post-financial crisis lows, according to new data that underlined demand in the red-hot debt markets.

  • Covenants questioned on second junk bond in two days

    Ticker | 26 July 2017

    A new bond offering from insurance broker AssuredPartners became the second junk-rated deal in two days to come under fire for provisions that critics say undermine bondholder protections.