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Saturday, 21 July 2018

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • Baden-Wuerttemberg leans on usual suspects

    Bonds | 29 March 2018

    The Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg leant on the usual suspects to get a €500m no-grow 10-year over the line, though, as usual with these trades, there was little in the way of fireworks.

  • Skeet

    MOVE-Skeet set to return to debt capital markets

    Ticker | 28 March 2018

    Veteran debt capital markets banker Tim Skeet is set to return to the market after over two years out, according to multiple sources.

  • People holds French and European flags

    JLMs pull their weight as France returns to linker market

    Ticker | 28 March 2018

    Agence France Tresor is returning to the syndicated linker market after an 18-month hiatus, testing investor appetite for the product against what remains a low inflation backdrop.

  • germany

    Baden-Wuerttemberg to lean on usual suspects

    Ticker | 27 March 2018

    The Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg will lean on the usual suspects to get a €500m no-grow 10-year over the line, but little is expected in terms of fireworks, as is usually the case for such transactions.

  • KfW branch

    KfW to test short-dated US dollar market

    Ticker | 26 March 2018

    KfW has jumped in at the short end of the US dollar market, with the three-year trade expected to give a gauge of investor appetite after NIB’s recent struggle.

  • HSBC braves tough dollar market

    Bonds | 23 March 2018

    HSBC last week brought the largest Additional Tier 1 Yankee trade from a European bank, beating its own record while making a dent in the up to US$7bn target it aims to raise from the product in the first half of 2018.

  • Fairfax Holdings

    Fairfax gets debut away in tough market

    Ticker | 22 March 2018

    Fairfax Financial Holdings made its bond market debut in euros on Thursday, pushing ahead despite volatile conditions and a lack of familiarity among European investors with the credit.

  • AIB

    AIB ushers in Irish senior holdco with five-year blowout

    Ticker | 22 March 2018

    AIB Group opened the market for Irish senior holding company debt in style on Thursday, bringing a €500m five-year trade that lured in over €2.25bn of demand despite a challenging market backdrop.

  • Nordic Investment Bank

    Slow going for NIB as tight print leaves investors sidelined

    Ticker | 21 March 2018

    The Nordic Investment Bank found the going slow for a US$500m minimum two-year trade on Thursday, with the level on offer - the tightest for a SSA in US dollars in 2018 - just too tight to entice some investors into the trade.

  • Kommunalbanken sign

    KBN, NIB navigate treacherous US dollar waters

    Ticker | 20 March 2018

    Kommunalbanken managed to navigate volatility in the US dollar market to bring its second US dollar benchmark of the year, but success is far from being a given with hazardous conditions expected to remain.