Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Gabon

    EEMEA primary springs to action as Gabon taps

    Ticker | 07 August 2017

    Gabon has brought a spark of life to the EEMEA primary bond market with a US$200m no-grow reopening of its US$500m 6.95% June 2025s.

  • Iraq

    Iraq plans bond market return

    Top News | 21 July 2017

    Iraq is preparing its first bond deal in more than a decade as the Gulf nation seeks to become the latest frontier credit to take advantage of attractive yields.

  • Greece

    Greece comeback bond has to deal with debt ceiling

    Top News | 21 July 2017

    Greece has hired six banks to break a three-year impasse that has locked it out of the international debt markets, but the International Monetary Fund’s concerns around the sovereign’s debt sustainability has cast doubt on the trade.

  • Greece

    Greece chooses banks for bond return - sources

    Ticker | 19 July 2017

    Greece has hired six banks to arrange its comeback sovereign bond deal, according to sources, as it seeks to break a three-year impasse that has shut it out of the international debt markets.

  • Fans wave Ghana flag before 2010 World Cup soccer match between Ghana and Australia in Rustenburg

    Confidence rocked as Ghana retreats from IMF

    Ticker | 19 July 2017

    Ghana’s decision not to extend its three-year aid programme with the IMF beyond April 2018 has exposed the reliance of investor confidence on the multilateral, with the sovereign’s US dollar bonds shaky in the secondary market.

  • MOVES-Olcay Yagci joins Nomura as head of CEEMEA DCM

    Ticker | 17 July 2017

    lcay Yagci has taken up a role as head of CEEMEA debt capital markets at Nomura, according to his LinkedIn profile.

  • KMG aborts consent offer

    Emerging Markets | 14 July 2017

    KazMunaiGas has terminated a controversial consent solicitation, with market participants saying the company overreached with an ambitious covenant-stripping plan that was backed by insufficient fees.

  • The company logo of Russian natural gas producer Gazprom

    Gazprom steps on the gas

    Ticker | 13 July 2017

    It was a swift stroll through the primary market for Gazprom, with the Russian gas producer printing a SFr500m five-year during the morning.

  • KfW branch

    KfW bores into funding needs

    Ticker | 11 July 2017

    German development bank KfW raised €1bn in a 15-year deal due September 2032 off its EMTN programme, making some headway into its upsized funding requirement.

  • SNCF Reseau logo

    SNCF lays tracks for long Green route

    Ticker | 11 July 2017

    SNCF Reseau, owner and manager of French railway infrastructure, has priced the longest Green bond in the euro market.