Laura covers the corporate beat within the IFR credit team, including primary issues and secondary markets. She previously worked in Argentina as a journalist and, prior to that, wrote for trade finance and structured credit magazines in London.
Real estate company Icade commanded investors’ full attention and braved the market solo with a Green bond on Monday, a decision that paid off after it attracted around €2bn of demand.
After reloading early from the summer break last week, corporate syndicate desks are gearing up for a bumper second half, with borrowers from all corners of the globe desperate to lock in Europe’s ultra-low funding costs.
Kempen Capital Management has launched a euro high-yield fund targeting the Double B segment of the market.