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Monday, 18 December 2017

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Fidelity pays eye-watering coupon

    Emerging Markets | 13 October 2017

    Fidelity Bank recalled a bygone era with a comeback trade last Wednesday, paying a double-digit coupon for a five-year trade.

  • Two is the magic number for CEE sovereigns

    Emerging Markets | 13 October 2017

    Slovakia and Romania dangled yields above 2% for their respective trades last week, a level that is fast becoming the key watermark for investors considering EU sovereigns.

  • Tupras blitzes through sovereign

    Top News | 13 October 2017

    Tupras surprised even its lead bankers after overcoming an escalating spat between President Erdogan and the US government, its own commercial links with Iran, and a tragic accident at one of its storage facilities to sell its first dollar bond in five years.

  • Abu Dhabi tempts buyers with long bond

    Emerging Markets | 06 October 2017

    Abu Dhabi reached out to investors in Asia with its longest-ever international bond, tapping into a well of demand from insurers in the region.

  • Hungarian national flag

    Hungary opens books on euro bond return

    Ticker | 04 October 2017

    Hungary has opened books for its first euro deal in six years as it markets a 10-year bond at 125bp area over mid-swaps.

  • Jordan

    Jordan stretches out into the long end

    Ticker | 02 October 2017

    Jordan is out offering a new 30-year with IPTs in the high 7s as the sovereign makes a play for duration.

  • Saudi Arabian flag

    Saudi sequel is box office hit

    Top News | 29 September 2017

    The sequel to Saudi Arabia’s record-breaking debut trade may have lacked the wow factor of last year’s premiere, but the sovereign still managed to raise US$12.5bn at tight spreads against a jittery backdrop in Treasuries.

  • CBOM stages recovery after torrid price action

    Emerging Markets | 29 September 2017

    Credit Bank of Moscow’s perpetual bonds staged a dramatic rebound after undergoing a sharp correction on Monday.

  • Hungarian national flag

    Hungary primed for mainstream comeback

    Ticker | 26 September 2017

    Hungary is returning to the euro market for the first time in six years after announcing its intention to issue a 10-year bond in the currency.

  • 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.