Monday, 11 December 2017

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  • REITs unearth mixed fortunes in the primary

    Emerging Markets | 08 December 2017

    There were contrasting fortunes for two CEEMEA real estate investment trusts that were seeking to make their debuts in the international bond markets.

  • Emirates REIT logo

    REITs unearth mixed fortunes in CEEMEA primary

    Ticker | 07 December 2017

    There were contrasting fortunes for two CEEMEA real estate investment trusts that were seeking to make their debuts in the international bond markets.

  • South African flag

    Growthpoint puts SA in spotlight

    Top News | 01 December 2017

    A South African real estate company is hoping that investors will look beyond the country’s economic plight and home in on its expansion strategy as it seeks to make a debut bond issue.

  • CeramTec logo

    Ceramtec buyout bonds near launch

    Ticker | 24 November 2017

    German industrial ceramics manufacturer Ceramtec has announced details around the senior notes leg of the €1.6bn debt package backing its buyout by BC Partners.

  • Oil pump jack

    Raffinerie Heide oil dividend recap stokes debate

    Ticker | 24 November 2017

    German refining firm Raffinerie Heide sold a €250m senior secured 5NC2 dividend recapitalisation deal on Friday, with a large chunk earmarked to go into the hands of shareholders.

  • Nigeria

    Nigeria cracks the long end

    Top News | 24 November 2017

    Nigeria strode into the market last week with the first 30-year bond from a sub-Saharan African issuer, excluding South Africa, as the allure of yield proved too much for investors to resist.

  • Covenant Review puts Adler consent under spotlight

    Ticker | 22 November 2017

    Analysts at Covenant Review have questioned the amendments Adler is seeking to make to its 2020 bond, saying a change in covenants would increase secured debt capacity.

  • Desalination

    Investors wait for Fujairah 1

    Ticker | 22 November 2017

    Fujairah 1 finished investor meetings on Tuesday but timing of the deal is unclear. A lead said the issuer is still entertaining the possibility of calls and the transaction is most likely to be next week’s business.

  • Spain Houses

    Colonial springs out of blocks with M&A refi

    Ticker | 21 November 2017

    Spain’s Inmobiliaria Colonial Socimi barely broke its stride in taking out a €1.2bn bridge loan as it launched an €800m dual-tranche bond offering.

  • View of the Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris

    Renault makes inroads into premium

    Ticker | 21 November 2017

    Renault (Baa3/BBB/BBB-) upsized an eight-year offering by €250m on Tuesday as the French automaker repeated a price move from earlier in the year with a 22bp cut from IPTs.

  • McDonald's logo

    McDonald's offers taste of euros

    Ticker | 21 November 2017

    McDonald’s Corp served up two slabs of fixed-rate euro bonds for investors on Tuesday, as it made its second foray into the currency this year.

  • The flag of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

    Nigeria starts from wide for dual-tranche

    Ticker | 20 November 2017

    Nigeria has begun marketing a US dollar dual-tranche bond offering at attractive levels.

  • Nigeria seeks love for long bond

    Emerging Markets | 17 November 2017

    Nigeria will test appetite for the first 30-year tranche by an African sovereign outside of South Africa.

  • Israel: Sovereign sends RFP for international bond

    Emerging Markets | 17 November 2017

    Israel has sent a request for proposal to banks, according to sources.

  • StanChart

    MOVES-Bes and Mourad take new roles at Standard Chartered

    Ticker | 16 November 2017

    Aurelia Bes has joined as director in Standard Chartered’s debt capital markets team, focusing on FIG and corporate clients in Turkey, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.

  • Petropavlovsk secures crucial funds

    Emerging Markets | 10 November 2017

    Russian gold miner Petropavlovsk secured crucial funds in the bond market last Tuesday, in a deal that could mark a turning point for the Single B company.

  • Diversity at a cost for Argentina

    Emerging Markets | 03 November 2017

    Euro funding proved an expensive alternative to the dollar market for Argentina on Thursday, but the sovereign was willing to bear the price as it made another play to raise money away from the greenback.

  • MOVES-Deutsche Bank bolsters debt syndicate

    Ticker | 02 November 2017

    Deutsche Bank has hired Sam Wareham to bolster its European debt syndicate desk, according to market sources.

  • Qatar flag

    Bankers steer Qatar towards open-door policy

    Top News | 27 October 2017

    Bankers are advising Qatar to invite a broad church of banks into any potential bond sale to smother fears of Doha drawing a dividing line over a regional diplomatic crisis.

  • Investors chug down ADCOP offering

    Emerging Markets | 27 October 2017

    The Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline drew on a well of demand as books hit double figures for its US$3bn debut transaction.

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