Friday, 22 June 2018

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Ghana

    Ghana makes decent impression on the road

    Ticker | 08 May 2018

    The London leg of Ghana’s roadshow was a success, according to some investors who met the delegation from the country, although not everyone is convinced by the credit story.

  • Ghana next in queue after Angola entices with juicy yields

    Emerging Markets | 04 May 2018

    Ghana will hope to become the next African sovereign to issue a jumbo deal in the US dollar market, despite a deteriorating backdrop, after Angola sold a bigger than expected offering on Wednesday.

  • US dollar bills

    EBRD ramps up floater at last minute

    Ticker | 03 May 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development seized the chance to hike the size of its floater, launching the four-year Global at US$550m on Thursday afternoon.

  • A surfer rides a wave

    EBRD floats on Fed wave

    Ticker | 02 May 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has announced a four-year US dollar FRN, taking IoIs overnight against a backdrop of the Fed meeting.

  • kfw/Reuters

    KfW nails down 15-year point

    Ticker | 02 May 2018

    KfW printed its longest euro deal of 2018 on Wednesday and investors eager for duration snapped up the €1bn no-grow 15-year.

  • Ghana

    Ghana primed to announce Eurobond

    Ticker | 01 May 2018

    Ghana will begin a roadshow this week to market a US$2.5bn Eurobond issuance to restructure debt and support the government’s 2018 budget, a senior government official has told Reuters, although no mandate has yet been officially announced.

  • CEE corporates make euros assault

    Emerging Markets | 27 April 2018

    Energy companies Energo-Pro and Elering are spearheading a charge by CEE corporates into primary, with up to five issuers targeting euro-denominated funds.

  • The company logo of United Company RUSAL is displayed during a news conference in Hong Kong

    Russians edge nearer to return

    Ticker | 25 April 2018

    A reprieve for Rusal could open up the possibility of Russian issuers returning to the market, after the US Treasury gave US consumers until October 23 instead to wind down business with the aluminium producer.

  • Investors regain taste for Tier 2

    Emerging Markets | 20 April 2018

    FirstRand Bank and Barclays Africa showed that South African risk is back in favour after both issued debut Tier 2s.

  • libor rigging rabobank

    Rabobank pushes Dutch issuers close to covered record

    Ticker | 18 April 2018

    Rabobank placed a €2bn dual-tranche covered bond on Wednesday, another strong outcome for the covered bond market after weeks of tepid demand and elevated new issue concessions.