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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

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  • Jamaica bond order books top US$3bn

    Ticker | 15 August 2017

    Jamaica generated an order book Tuesday that reached over US$3bn for a two-part US dollar bond tap to raise funding for a debt tender.

  • Covenant Review sounds caution on Staples bond

    Ticker | 14 August 2017

    Covenant Review highlighted on Monday concerns for investors looking at the US$1.3bn eight-year bond offered by Staples as part of its US$6.9bn buyout by Sycamore Partners.

  • SolarCity

    Tesla revs up first junk bond

    Top News | 11 August 2017

    Electric-car pioneer Tesla launched its first pure junk bond issue late on Friday UK time, in a test of its ability to win over bond investors without having generated any real cashflow.

  • Amazon to hold bond investor calls Monday

    Ticker | 11 August 2017

    Amazon will hold fixed-income investor calls on Monday to market a benchmark-sized, multi-tranche bond, according to an announcement sent by an investor and seen by IFR.

  • SolarCity

    UPDATE 1-Tesla bond generates interest from alternate market

    Ticker | 11 August 2017

    Electric-car pioneer Tesla is expected to price its debut unsecured junk bond on Friday, testing fixed-income investors’ appetite for a company that has yet to generate any real cash flow.

  • A Charter Communications van

    Charter bonds dip on Altice takeover talk

    Ticker | 10 August 2017

    Charter Communications bonds were ending Wednesday lower after news that lower-rated Netherlands-based conglomerate Altice was considering a takeover of the US cable giant.

  • McCormick's M&A bond spices up the market for investors

    Ticker | 10 August 2017

    Spice maker McCormick & Co’s US$2.5bn benchmark trade to finance its purchase of Reckitt Benckiser’s food division was inundated with investor attention after the issuer paid up to a 10bp premium to get its deal past a nervy high-grade market.

  • McCormick announces four-part bond for RB Foods purchase

    Ticker | 09 August 2017

    Spice maker McCormick & Co on Wednesday announced a four-part bond deal to help fund its purchase of the foods division of Reckitt Benckiser.

  • Bucket with the colours of Argentina's national flag

    Argentina highly exposed to risk sentiment: report

    Ticker | 08 August 2017

    Argentina’s dependence on foreign bond sales to finance deficits makes it one of the emerging market countries most exposed to risk sentiment, CreditSights said in a report this week.

  • Mexichem - Mexico City

    Mexichem eyes bond take-out ASAP

    Ticker | 08 August 2017

    Mexichem will start working as soon as possible on a bond take-out of loans being used to purchase Israeli irrigation firm Netafim, the company’s CEO told analysts on Monday.