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Friday, 19 April 2019

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • The plate with the address of the federal state parliament of Saxony-Anhalt

    Saxony-Anhalt's blowout return shows there's room for everyone

    Ticker | 22 January 2019

    Strong competition from the Kingdom of Spain did not deter investors from embracing the State of Saxony-Anhalt’s first transaction since 2017, enabling the region to land a €1bn trade, its biggest in nearly five years.

  • Toronto

    Canadians go on international funding spree

    Ticker | 18 January 2019

    Ontario and Manitoba added to the flow of Canadian public sector issuers turning to the international bond markets for funding this year, bringing US dollar and sterling trades.

  • Canadians go on international funding spree

    Bonds | 18 January 2019

    The provinces of Ontario and Manitoba added to the flow of Canadian public sector issuers turning to the international bond markets for funding this year, bringing US dollar and sterling trades.

  • Canada

    Rare Canada sparkles in US dollars

    Ticker | 17 January 2019

    Demand poured in for Canada’s first US dollar deal since November 2017, a transaction that not only gave investors a rare chance to buy into the credit but also an opportunity to diversify their sovereign exposure.

  • Pile of one hundred dollar notes

    US dollar market shines with Italy centre stage in euros

    Ticker | 15 January 2019

    Minimal or non-existent concessions are still the order of the day in the SSA US dollar market, which remains undersupplied despite four deals pricing on Tuesday and expectations of more supply to come.

  • MOVES-MUFG takes Mann for Paris FIG DCM role

    Ticker | 15 January 2019

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has hired Jason Mann to head its European financial institutions debt capital markets business, according to the bank.

  • Italy

    Italy tipped for return after spectacular week for sovereigns

    Top News | 11 January 2019

    The Republic of Italy could emerge this week with its first institutionally targeted bond syndication in a year, encouraged by deals last week from Belgium, Ireland and Portugal amassing more than €70bn of combined demand.

  • Danske Bank

    Danske's bond hinges on Browder conference

    Ticker | 10 January 2019

    Danske Bank could revive a US$3bn dual-tranche bond it postponed on Wednesday depending on the outcome of a press conference to be held later on Thursday by Bill Browder, according to the bank’s head of treasury.

  • IDB

    SSA issuers call the shots in neglected US dollar market

    Ticker | 09 January 2019

    Public sector issuers opting to tap the US dollar market have been able to leverage the relative lack of supply in the currency to pay minimal concessions, in sharp contrast with the euro and sterling markets, where a deluge in recent days has meant generous premiums are the order of the day.

  • An employee shows U.S. dollars banknotes at a money changer in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    SSA issuers pass first US dollar test, grapple with dislocation

    Ticker | 08 January 2019

    The European Investment Bank and BNG offered the first glimpse of the levels issuers have to pay in the US dollar market as well as the depth of demand against a dislocated backdrop.