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Friday, 20 October 2017

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  • Spreads on Double B US junk bonds near 10-year tights

    Ticker | 04 May 2017

    Spreads on Double B rated bonds are continuing to tighten and are approaching the tightest levels in a decade, with yield-driven investors still showing strong interest for what are best quality junk debt.

  • Signs for Restaurant Brands International-owned Burger King and Tim Hortons

    Junk bond investors like taste of Restaurant Brands

    Ticker | 03 May 2017

    Fast-food giant Restaurant Brands International hit it big with junk bond investors Wednesday, selling an upsized US$1.5bn deal to buy back shares owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Heavy US bond menu shrugs off Fed meet

    Ticker | 03 May 2017

    A blizzard of eight deals hit the US high-grade bond market on Wednesday, underscoring market certainty that the Federal Reserve would hold rates steady later in the day.

  • Fresh Market bonds rally on earnings beat

    Ticker | 02 May 2017

    Fresh Market bonds rallied on Tuesday after the privately held gourmet supermarket chain reported better-than-expected earnings in its fourth quarter.

  • US corporate default rate could fall to 3% next year: Moody's

    Ticker | 01 May 2017

    The default rate of non-financial US companies declined to 4.7% of total junk-rated issuers in the 12-month period ended in March and could drop to just 3% a year from now, rating agency Moody’s said in a report on Monday.

  • PPD gets aggressive junk bond over the line

    Ticker | 28 April 2017

    An aggressively structured junk bond from Pharmaceutical Product Development cleared the market this week despite provisions that gave some buysiders cause for pause.

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    Netflix gets mass audience for euro first

    Top News | 28 April 2017

    More than 300 investors tuned in for Netflix’s debut European high-yield bond, a €1.3bn 10-year trade that will help the company finance the production of original content and help grow its non-US business.

  • iHeart extends exchange offer for third time

    Ticker | 27 April 2017

    iHeart Communications extended the deadline of a multi-billion debt exchange for the third time on Thursday, as it struggled to get investors to take part in the deal

  • Bond default language in spotlight again

    Ticker | 26 April 2017

    Covey Park Energy on Wednesday became the latest company to drop controversial language in a bond offering that critics said would have weakened bondholder rights in the event of default.

  • Netflix logo

    European investors chill with Netflix

    Ticker | 25 April 2017

    Netflix came a step closer to its second tight print in six months on Tuesday, making headway in convincing European investors with its plans.