Wednesday, 18 October 2017

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  • The EM juggernaut

    Ticker | 23 June 2017

    What a week for EM bond markets. People can argue all day and night about whether valuations make sense and whether some of these names and structures make sense.

  • BP/Reuters

    BP shrugs off oil slump

    Ticker | 22 June 2017

    BP Capital Markets raised €1.5bn across two tranches on Wednesday against a backdrop of falling oil prices, although unlike trades for CTE and BT, investor demand congregated around the shorter of the two bonds.

  • Investors clamber aboard Ferrovie dello Stato

    Ticker | 22 June 2017

    Ferrovie dello Stato (-/BBB-/BBB) plumped for a single line through the middle of a contemplated maturity range, finding solid demand for an eight-year euro benchmark bond.

  • A worker prepares pipes to service an oil well on oil fields operated by a subsidiary of the KazMunayGas Exploration Production JSC in Kyzylorda region, southern Kazakhstan.

    KMG announces consent solicitations

    Ticker | 21 June 2017

    KMG has launched a consent solicitation on 10 of its bonds, including the three notes it sold in April. 

  • The national flag and emblem of Belarus

    Price problems for Belarus

    Ticker | 21 June 2017

    Belarus finishes meetings on both sides of the Atlantic today, although the path to finding fair value for a credit beset by political and economic difficulties is proving complicated.

  • BP logo

    BP fires another round in duration game

    Ticker | 21 June 2017

    BP Capital Markets has found over €3.2bn of demand for a dual-tranche eight and 12-year benchmark, following successful longer dated deals from CTE and BT on Tuesday.

  • EEMEA bond bandwagon rolls on

    Ticker | 21 June 2017

    And so it goes on. Nigeria? Tick. Sibanye? Tick. Russia? Tick. Now it’s the turn of Isbank and EuroChem.   

  • Duration day for corporate investors

    Ticker | 20 June 2017

    Two issuers, six tranches and more than €5bn of bonds. Tuesday was a bumper day for multi-leg deals from European investment-grade corporates, with Coentreprise de Transport d’Electricite capping off a well-telegraphed debut run as it launched a €2.92bn trade, and BT hitting screens with a drive-by set to raise €2.3bn.

  • Russian flag

    Monday flurry of CEEMEA bond deals

    Ticker | 19 June 2017

    CEEMEA issuers have shown no hesitation in pushing out supply, with three trades on the table for investors to digest.

  • The national flag and emblem of Belarus

    Belarus faces uphill battle in comeback

    Top News | 16 June 2017

    In a sign of just how frothy markets are getting Belarus announced a comeback mandate last week, which will test the resolve of investors as they weigh up the opportunity to get yield against the reputational risks involved with such a deal.