Saturday, 24 February 2018

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  • Tesla goes goodwill hunting with free money

    Ticker | 17 August 2017

    There may be no such thing as a free lunch in finance, but Tesla gave away the equivalent of about 200 of its new Model 3 cars in last week’s junk-bond deal in what it called an act of goodwill.

  • Leverage for US high-grade companies highest since 2002: BAML

    Ticker | 16 August 2017

    Leverage for US investment-grade companies jumped to its highest level in over 15 years in the second quarter, nearly matching the level seen in 2002 while the US economy was in a recession, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in a report this week.

  • Jamaica launches two-part bond

    Ticker | 15 August 2017

    Jamaica launched a US$869m two-part bond tap on Tuesday as it looks to fund a tender for outstanding debt, according to market sources.

  • Staples buyout bond weaker in secondary

    Ticker | 15 August 2017

    Newly minted bonds that backed the acquisition of office supplies provider Staples by private equity firm Sycamore Partners were lower in secondary trading on Tuesday even as global markets rallied.

  • A Charter Communications van

    Charter tries again with junk bond

    Ticker | 03 August 2017

    Charter Communications sold a new junk bond on Thursday, a little more than a month after pulling a similar deal when it failed to agree on pricing with investors.

  • Logo of AMC Entertainment

    AMC bonds slip after results disappoint

    Ticker | 03 August 2017

    The junk-rated bonds of movie theater chain AMC took a hit Wednesday following disappointing earnings and worries about more challenges ahead.

  • A Charter Communications van

    Charter Comm bonds slip on M&A talk

    Ticker | 31 July 2017

    Bonds of cable giant Charter Communications fell on Monday as headlines swirled about a potential tie-up with Sprint.

  • 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.