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.
The European debt market shows no signs of wilting, with a host of unrated corporate borrowers finding strong demand for paper as investors cast off caution in exchange for yield.
This week’s corporate transactions performed well today despite the recent issuance surge, providing a firm backdrop for more supply next week, bankers say.
Unrated borrowers continued to drum up strong support from investors this week, with Ansaldo the latest to sell debt.