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Monday, 23 April 2018

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • CSPP or no, anything goes in high-grade

    Bonds | 20 October 2017

    A combination of lack of supply and ongoing flows into funds helped bolster demand for investment-grade corporate bonds last week as the market remained impervious in the face of one of the most eagerly awaited ECB meetings of 2017.

  • Tesco and Verizon to tender euro and sterling bonds

    Bonds | 20 October 2017

    Tesco and Verizon are out to tender part of their outstanding euro and sterling bonds as more companies seek to improve their debt profiles.

  • Different types of chocolates are seen at the Nestle headquarters in Vevey

    Nestle dusts off Lux vehicle for multi-tranche first

    Ticker | 20 October 2017

    Nestle has dusted off a Luxembourg-domiciled entity to issue its first multi-tranche euro trade since announcing a SFr20bn share buyback programme, the starkest sign yet of a shift in issuance strategy to accommodate shareholders.

  • Aroundtown - the only game in town

    Bonds | 13 October 2017

    Aroundtown extended its onslaught on the European capital markets with its first trade in sterling and its longest non-hybrid deal to date.

  • Investors lap up rare Segro bond

    Bonds | 06 October 2017

    Investors gave the thumbs up to a rare market foray from Segro last week, allowing the issuer to tighten talk twice for the two-tranche trade on combined books of over £1.7bn.

  • British pound sterling banknotes

    Segro sticks to the plan but NHH has to shorten

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    Segro stuck to its plans of issuing 12 and 20-year sterling debt on Wednesday, but Notting Hill Housing Trust was not as lucky and had to shorten duration from 40 to 31 years on its first sterling deal since 2014.

  • Corporate market restarts in earnest after short pause

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    The European corporate market restarted in earnest on Wednesday after a two-day hiatus, with borrowers finding plenty of demand for euro trades across the maturity spectrum.

  • Notting Hill Housing Trust draws near

    Ticker | 03 October 2017

    Notting Hill Housing Trust could emerge with its first sterling issue since February 2014 as early as this week as investor meetings draw to a close.

  • Segro lines up sterling for Wednesday window

    Ticker | 03 October 2017

    Segro could surface as early as Wednesday with its first public issue since 2009, a deal that will follow the completion of a five-bond tender and help extend the maturity of its debt.

  • Logo of the French power grid RTE

    RTE plans more long-end supply

    Ticker | 02 October 2017

    RTE is planning to bring a long-dated euro deal, the latest issuer to test investor demand for longer dated assets in the European corporate market.