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Sunday, 22 October 2017

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Preparing for September bloom

    Emerging Markets | 25 August 2017

    Issuers from across CEEMEA are readying themselves for a run at the markets in September, looking to finish off a bumper year in style.

  • TMK

    TMK sights pre-financing opportunity - Sberbank

    Ticker | 22 August 2017

    Russian steel pipe manufacturer TMK is looking to pre-finance its US$500m 6.75% April 2020s, according to Sberbank analysts who followed a conference call the company held last Friday for the release of its IFRS results.

  • Kimberly-Clark looking to clean up in euros

    Ticker | 21 August 2017

    Consumer products company Kimberly-Clark Corporation is planning an inaugural into euros, having announced roadshow dates in Western Europe ahead of a seven-year benchmark transaction.

  • Gabon joins neighbours with tap

    Emerging Markets | 11 August 2017

    Gabon managed to cover a US$200m reopening of its US$500m 6.95% June 2025s by three times, making a successful trip to the international markets for the first time since 2015.

  • Russia firms up swap proposal

    Emerging Markets | 11 August 2017

    Russia’s finance ministry has added detail to its debt swap plans by announcing that holders of the sovereign’s Eurobonds maturing in 2018, 2028 and 2030 will be able to exchange them for other bonds worth no more than US$4bn in total.

  • AIIB logo

    MOVES-Hartwick to join Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    Ticker | 10 August 2017

    Evelyn Hartwick is set to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing in mid-November, said Soren Elbech, AIIB’s treasurer.

  • Bahraini flag

    Bahrain makes headway in bond preparations

    Ticker | 09 August 2017

    Bahrain’s government has hired banks for a planned US dollar-denominated bond, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, and one source said that the sovereign could be looking to raise as much as US$2.5bn.

  • NRW.Bank logo

    NRW.Bank locks in dollars at tight end

    Ticker | 08 August 2017

    NRW.Bank sold a US$1bn 1.75% three-year on Tuesday as the regional German development bank continued the trend of recent weeks of issuers taking advantage of liquidity in the US dollar market to bring tightly priced deals.

  • Moscow

    Russia firms up swap proposal

    Ticker | 08 August 2017

    Russia’s finance ministry has added detail to its debt swap plans by announcing that holders of the sovereign’s Eurobonds maturing in 2018, 2028 and 2030 will be able to exchange them for other bonds worth no more than US$4bn in total.

  • Positive move as Cell C completes capital restructuring

    Ticker | 08 August 2017

    Cell C has completed a formal restructuring with its lenders, a move that has been viewed positively by the ratings agencies.