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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Isabell Witt

Isabell Witt is an EMEA loan correspondent, focusing on coverage of the leveraged loan market in Europe. She joined IFR’s London office in February 2011 and has over six years experience in covering financial markets.

Recent stories

  • Italian result dents sentiment

    IFR 1973 2 March to 8 March 2013

    European leveraged loans were broadly flat to slightly lower last week as the indecisive Italian elections dented sentiment in the wider markets, while loan investors are finding it difficult to find assets to buy. Europe’s top 40 leveraged loans were quoted 7bp lower on Thursday at 98.53% of face value from 98.6% a week earlier.  

  • Cairn Capital

    Relative value

    IFR 1972 23 February to 1 March 2013

    Relative value on European leveraged loans is becoming increasingly attractive after a slump in US yields since the start of the year. The first European CLO for Cairn Capital shows US investors allocating more money to European fund managers and large recent transatlantic leveraged loans show higher yields available on non-dollar paper.   

  • Seat Pagine Gialle

    SEAT set for shock second restructuring

    IFR 1969 2 February to 8 February 2013

    Italian directories firm SEAT Pagine Gialle’s surprise decision to suspend a bond coupon is now expected to trigger a second round of restructuring. Last week’s announcement, which blamed the weak Italian economy for a continuing decline in print advertising sales, came just five months after the completion of th

  • Europe laments repricing

    IFR 1970 9 February to 15 February 2013

  • Virgin trade lifts M&A hopes

    IFR 1970 9 February to 15 February 2013

  • Investors win repricing battle

    IFR 1971 16 February to 22 February 2013

  • EMEA Loan House

    IFR Review of the Year 2012

  • EMEA Leveraged Loan

    IFR Review of the Year 2012

  • Mind the gap

    IFR 1963 8 December to 14 December 2012

  • Prices at highest level since 2007

    IFR 1966 12 January to 18 January 2013

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