Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • Barclays

    MOVES-Barclays bolsters high-yield desk with Del Canto return

    Ticker | 05 September 2017

    Fabianna Del Canto has moved back to Barclays’ London syndicate desk, joining the leveraged finance syndicate according to a spokesperson at the bank. 

  • Market poised for SSA supply despite geopolitical tensions, ECB

    Ticker | 04 September 2017

    Public sector issuers will have to navigate an increasingly nervous backdrop this week as geopolitical tensions and the long-awaited ECB meeting hang over the market.

  • EIB

    EIB makes rare sterling appearance

    Ticker | 31 August 2017

    Investors got a rare opportunity to buy EIB paper in sterling on Thursday, rewarding the issuer with a book of over £840m for the £500m December 2023 trade.

  • Juicy JFM dollar finds strong bid

    Ticker | 31 August 2017

    Japan Finance Organization for Municipalities lured more than US$2.4bn of demand for a US$1bn three-year trade on Thursday as issuers offering juicier spreads continue to enjoy strong execution. 

  • Flock of birds

    Early swoop strategy pays off for NWB, Rentenbank

    Ticker | 22 August 2017

    The decision by Nederlandse Waterschapsbank and Rentenbank to proceed with benchmark trades ahead of the traditional September funding spree paid off, with the two issuers attracting strong order books at opposite ends of the maturity spectrum.

  • MOVES-Salvoni heads to HSBC to bolster Canadian coverage

    Ticker | 17 August 2017

    HSBC has hired Andrew Salvoni as a director to bolster the bank’s public sector coverage in Canada, according to a memo seen by IFR.

  • Scandi name rumoured but real action expected next week

    Ticker | 15 August 2017

    Denmark’s Kommunekredit is looking at the market and could offer up the only SSA trade of the week as borrowers start to jostle for pole position next week when benchmark issuance is expected to pick-up. 

  • Primary bond market grapples with Libor's demise

    Bonds | 11 August 2017

    Kraft Heinz, Enterprise Products and UBS have flagged up the risk of buying Libor-pegged floaters in their bonds’ prospectuses, though the market has yet to get to grips with the implications of the benchmark’s future demise.

  • Paltry government returns leave investors cold

    Bonds | 11 August 2017

    Being a holder of eurozone government debt has not reaped investors many rewards in 2017, and with a change in ECB policy a now not too distant prospect, avoiding further pitfalls and being best positioned will not be an easy task.

  • MOVES-NatWest Markets bolsters FIG franchise with Scalongne hire

    Ticker | 10 August 2017

    NatWest Markets has hired Barbara Scalongne to work as a director in its financial institution origination and solutions business, Spain.