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Wednesday, 15 August 2018

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  • Fitch Ratings headquarters in New York

    Fitch hires two Lev Fin bankers in US push

    Ticker | 27 November 2017

    Fitch has hired two leveraged finance bankers as it seeks to expand its ratings business for US companies, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.

  • Time bonds jump after Meredith deal

    Ticker | 27 November 2017

    Bonds of Time Inc rallied on Monday, after media company Meredith said over the weekend it would buy the publisher for US$1.84bn in an all-cash deal backed by the Koch brothers.

  • ISDA to meet on Venezuela CDS payout

    People & Markets | 24 November 2017

    An industry committee will reconvene this week to discuss terms of two auctions that will determine the payout on US$1.5bn of CDS contracts tied to Venezuela’s bonds.

  • A GNC store

    GNC mulling shorter maturity for struggling loan: sources

    Ticker | 21 November 2017

    GNC Holdings is considering shortening the maturity of leveraged loan sale in a last-ditch effort to lure investors into the struggling deal, two investors said on Tuesday.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    ISDA panel to reconvene on Venezuela CDS auctions

    Ticker | 21 November 2017

    An industry committee said on Monday it will reconvene next week to discuss terms of two auctions that will determine the payout on some US$1.5bn of CDS contracts tied to Venezuela’s bonds.

  • Bombardier launches US$1bn junk bond at 7.5%

    Ticker | 20 November 2017

    Plane and train maker Bombardier is set to raise US$1bn, or US$100m more than initially expected, from a seven-year bond offering on Monday, sources familiar with the matter told IFR.

  • A GNC store

    GNC struggles to find debt buyers

    Ticker | 17 November 2017

    Vitamins and supplements company GNC Holdings is struggling to find buyers for a US$1.2bn bond-and-loan sale to refinance debt, sources familiar with the matter told IFR on Friday.

  • Multiplan

    H&F sweetens MultiPlan junk bond

    Top News | 17 November 2017

    Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman had to sweeten the terms Thursday on an aggressive new junk bond that saddles one of its companies with another US$1.3bn of debt just to pay itself a dividend.

  • Bulls

    Investors keep nerve as high-yield wobbles

    Top News | 17 November 2017

    Global high-yield markets were shaken by a number of pulled deals last week but investors insist it’s not yet panic time for the asset class.

  • Venezuela gets lawyer on restructuring

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    Venezuela has hired a lawyer to advise the government as it seeks to restructure US$60bn of external debt, sources familiar with the matter told IFR.