Friday, 23 March 2018

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  • Bahraini flag

    Yield propels Bahrain to jumbo deal

    Top News | 15 September 2017

    Anxieties about a weak credit, a format under threat and a bitter regional dispute all melted away in the face of a decent yield, as Bahrain sold a US$3bn deal last Wednesday. The deal was more than five times subscribed.

  • Bahraini flag

    Bahrain dominates EEMEA trading day

    Ticker | 14 September 2017

    The Bahrain US$3bn new issue is dominating flows in the EM secondary market, according to a trader, as the notes find a bid and the shorter end of the curve pulls tighter.

  • Pennon offers scarce slice of sterling hybrid

    Ticker | 13 September 2017

    British water and waste management company Pennon is seeking to bolster its balance sheet and bring a rare hybrid to the sterling market in only the second such deal this year.

  • Unilever

    Sterling offers long-lasting shine for Unilever

    Ticker | 13 September 2017

    Attractive funding costs saw Unilever help itself to its largest ever sterling offering as the company printed £500m across a dual-trancher.

  • Vienna

    Austria sounds out investors for its first 100-year bond sale

    Ticker | 11 September 2017

    Austria is sounding out investors for a potential 100-year sovereign bond sale as soon as Tuesday, in what would be the first “century bond” to be sold publicly by a eurozone country.

  • Turk Eximbank logo

    Turk Exim gets EM ball rolling

    Ticker | 11 September 2017

    Turk Eximbank (Ba1/-/BB+) has kick-started the week’s EM primary market, with a US$500m no-grow five-year at 287.5bp area over mid-swaps.

  • Tajikistan's flag-bearer

    Tajikistan marks dynamic debut

    Top News | 08 September 2017

    Tajikistan took a hammer to its pricing process for its US$500m 10-year debut trade on Thursday, knocking off 87.5bp from initial levels as investors crammed in to get exposure to the emerging markets’ newest borrower.

  • Tajikistan's flag-bearer

    Tajikistan starts wide for debut US dollar bond

    Ticker | 07 September 2017

    Tajikistan has begun marketing its debut international bond at an attractive yield for investors as the sovereign seeks to get the deal off to a flier.

  • MOVES-Reich to take up Deutsche Bank role

    Ticker | 06 September 2017

    Ken Reich will join Deutsche Bank as head of emerging markets fixed income sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

  • Ukraine

    Ukraine prepares for comeback

    Ticker | 05 September 2017

    Ukraine has mandated banks for its first US dollar bond deal as a standalone credit since 2013, according to sources.