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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • Travelex

    No cheap rates for Travelex refi

    Top News | 28 April 2017

    Travelex was forced to sweeten the terms of a bond refinancing to get the deal over the line as concerns over the company’s business model took their toll, in a rare example of investors pushing back in an otherwise buoyant high-yield market.

  • Phoenix tidies up cap structure with joint tap and tender

    Ticker | 25 April 2017

    Phoenix Group is out with a tap of a £300m Tier 3 issue and tender for a senior bond, opting for subordinated debt over senior as it seeks to tidy up its capital structure.

  • MOVES-SG's Moran bids farewell to corporate DCM coverage

    Ticker | 11 April 2017

    Societe Generale’s Brendon Moran has been appointed as senior banker, covering the natural resources and utilities sectors in the UK, according to the bank.

  • Passers-by walk in front of a branch of French bank Credit Agricole in Marseille

    Credit Agricole's FRN choice trumps France concerns

    Ticker | 11 April 2017

    Credit Agricole found €1.95bn of demand for its €1bn inaugural euro senior non-preferred FRN trade on Tuesday, with the issuer’s choice of a floating-rate format overriding investors’ renewed concerns around the potential outcome of the French elections.

  • Co-op bonds jump on rescue hopes

    Bonds | 07 April 2017

    Co-operative Bank’s bonds were on a tear last Friday, after the bank said it had received a number of non-binding offers for the business, allowing bondholders to cling to the hope that the bank will not be wound down just yet.

  • Co-op bank

    Co-op bonds jump on rescue hopes

    Ticker | 07 April 2017

    The Co-operative Bank’s bonds were on a tear on Friday, after the bank said it had received a number of non-binding offers for the business, allowing bondholders to cling to the hope that the bank will not be wound down just yet.

  • MOVES-End of an era as Mills to leave Deutsche Bank

    Ticker | 06 April 2017

    Derek Mills, a veteran of Deutsche Bank’s bond syndicate desk, has had his job put at risk, according to market sources.

  • MOVES-BNPP names Smith to head Europe high-yield, distressed loans

    Ticker | 28 March 2017

    BNP Paribas has appointed Matt Smith as head of a newly merged European high-yield and loans and distressed trading business, according to a source.

  • MOVES-Senior debt bankers to leave BAML

    Ticker | 27 March 2017

    Three senior debt capital markets bankers at Bank of America Merrill Lynch are expected to leave the US bank in the coming weeks, according to multiple sources.

  • RSA to reshape balance sheet with RT1

    Bonds | 10 March 2017

    RSA is planning to sell a Restricted Tier 1 bond as it seeks to reshape its balance sheet, boosting the fledgling market by becoming the second insurance company to use the instrument.