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.
Unilever is set to raise €1.9bn via a triple-tranche offering which will include a zero coupon four-year as it capitalises on positive earnings results last week that highlighted its ability to boost returns as an independent firm.
UK passenger and freight rolling stock owner Eversholt tested interest for a 25-year secured sterling bond on Monday amid investor caution over the longer-term company risks.
Unrated corporate borrowers are capitalising on gung-ho investors, with Eurofins Scientific successfully reviving a deal after its planned euro effort in October fell flat.