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Sunday, 22 October 2017

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Saudi Arabian flag

    Saudi Arabia hires banks for triple-tranche transaction

    Ticker | 25 September 2017

    Saudi Arabia is returning to the conventional US dollar bond market almost a year after its record-breaking US$17.5bn deal.

  • Russia compromises on deal targets

    Emerging Markets | 22 September 2017

    Russia completed a well-flagged tender and tap of outstanding bonds last Wednesday but the deal proved only a lukewarm success as the sovereign failed to hit its pricing target on the new issues.

  • © Mirage1 | Dreamstime.com - Close-up detail of a natural gas fired power station

    Lift-off for gas duo

    Ticker | 21 September 2017

    NorteGas is looking to make a debut splash with a senior bond as it refinances the debt from its summer acquisition.

  • Pennon hybrid reels in accounts

    Ticker | 20 September 2017

    Investors snapped up the chance to grab a rare sterling hybrid as Pennon Group filled books more than four times over for a £300m trade.

  • Pennon hybrid reels in accounts

    Ticker | 18 September 2017

    Investors snapped up the chance to grab a rare sterling hybrid bond, with Pennon filling books more than four times over for a £300m trade.

  • Ukraine

    Ukraine aims to uncork torrent of demand

    Ticker | 18 September 2017

    Ukraine is looking to build on momentum from a hit roadshow and a tender offer into a stellar comeback trade.

  • Bahraini flag

    Yield propels Bahrain to jumbo deal

    Top News | 15 September 2017

    Anxieties about a weak credit, a format under threat and a bitter regional dispute all melted away in the face of a decent yield, as Bahrain sold a US$3bn deal last Wednesday. The deal was more than five times subscribed.

  • Bahraini flag

    Bahrain dominates EEMEA trading day

    Ticker | 14 September 2017

    The Bahrain US$3bn new issue is dominating flows in the EM secondary market, according to a trader, as the notes find a bid and the shorter end of the curve pulls tighter.

  • Pennon offers scarce slice of sterling hybrid

    Ticker | 13 September 2017

    British water and waste management company Pennon is seeking to bolster its balance sheet and bring a rare hybrid to the sterling market in only the second such deal this year.

  • Unilever

    Sterling offers long-lasting shine for Unilever

    Ticker | 13 September 2017

    Attractive funding costs saw Unilever help itself to its largest ever sterling offering as the company printed £500m across a dual-trancher.