Friday, 21 September 2018

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Canada

    CPPIB branches out into Green territory

    Ticker | 13 June 2018

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has laid out its intention to become the first pension fund to issue a Green bond.

  • Slovakia racks up a half century

    Emerging Markets | 08 June 2018

    There was a sigh of relief on Tuesday as a €1.5bn dual-tranche offering emerged from Slovakia, which included a rare 50-year note from the region.

  • French flag

    SFIL nails second point in dollar curve

    Ticker | 07 June 2018

    SFIL was set to place a second bond into its US dollar curve on Thursday, becoming the third SSA issuer of the week to find solid traction in the greenback short end.

  • Logo of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM)

    ESM pushes out RFP

    Ticker | 06 June 2018

    The European Stability Mechanism has released an RFP and bankers are now speculating which maturity it will choose to hit.

  • German flag

    High times for Germans in euros

    Ticker | 06 June 2018

    German public sector issuers State of Berlin and WIBank have maintained a trend of successful deals from the country, with both trimming pricing from initial guidance.

  • Croatian flag

    Croatia locks on size target

    Ticker | 06 June 2018

    There are signs that investors are beginning to think about deploying money in new issues again.

  • germany

    Investors lap up German risk with a spread

    Ticker | 05 June 2018

    A pick up versus Bunds helped German issuers Rentenbank and Land NRW grab the attention of investors on Tuesday who were seeking safe assets with a sprinkle of extra spread.

  • Slovakia - Bratislava Castle

    Slovakia brings 50-year home

    Ticker | 05 June 2018

    Slovakia has drummed up interest of over €5.3bn for its dual-tranche offering, as it aims to raise €1.5bn across two legs.

  • Basque

    Basques in the SRI limelight

    Ticker | 04 June 2018

    The Basque Government finally emerged with a €500m 10-year inaugural Sustainable bond on Monday, taking advantage of a more positive backdrop for eurozone peripheral sovereigns to launch the deal and brushing aside any Spanish political concerns.

  • Turkish flag

    Turkey begins long climb back

    Ticker | 29 May 2018

    Turkish bonds are clawing back recent heavy losses, although for some of the sovereign’s bonds, par is still a distant dream.