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Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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  • Huge AT&T deal turns eyes to private placement market

    Bonds | 10 August 2018

    AT&T stunned the European corporate bond market with a €2.25bn two-year floating-rate note sold in private placement format via a sole lead manager: Deutsche Bank.

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    BMC Software sets talk

    Ticker | 09 August 2018

    BMC Software has set talk on the bonds that back part of its buyout by KKR, which is due to price later in Thursday’s session.

  • An avid Volkswagen fan created the car from over 50,000 separate pieces of oak

    Volkswagen taps sterling after subsidiary's euro foray

    Ticker | 09 August 2018

    Volkswagen Financial Services is out with a sterling benchmark trade, just a day after its auto leasing subsidiary sold a jumbo triple-trancher in euros.

  • A Volkswagen logo is seen on the front of a Volkswagen vehicle at a dealership in Carlsbad, California

    Volkswagen jumps in before September

    Ticker | 08 August 2018

    Volkswagen is providing another case in point for investment-grade corporate bankers who have been insisting that August is a good funding window for well-known names ahead of a busy September.

  • Altice pays to push out maturities

    Bonds | 20 July 2018

    Attractive levels on Altice’s first European outing since its woes last winter helped the telecom company’s French operations push out its debt maturities, with analysts seeing the deal as the first step in broader refinancing efforts.

  • ContourGlobal tightens pricing

    ContourGlobal tightens pricing

    Ticker | 19 July 2018

    ContourGlobal is refinancing its bond debt and has managed to tighten terms on part of the deal despite a high-yield market that has seen Double B issuers struggle to push on pricing recently.

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    Techem to push HY market, again

    Ticker | 18 July 2018

    The bond backing Techem’s buyout by a consortium led by private equity firm Partners Group has aggressive covenants that investors have repeatedly rejected in recent LBO trades.

  • Logo of cable and telecommunications company Altice

    Altice France pays up for full 2022 refinancing

    Ticker | 17 July 2018

    Attractive levels on Altice’s first European high-yield bond outing since its woes last winter are helping the telecom company’s French operations push out its debt maturities.

  • ArcelorMittal steel workers wait outside the company's regional headquarters in Flemalle

    ArcelorMittal returns to investment-grade

    Ticker | 16 July 2018

    With Fitch finally upgrading ArcelorMittal, the steel and mining company now boasts investment-grade ratings across the board, while more upgrades out of the high-yield universe are awaited.

  • Double B 'have nots' have to pay up

    Bonds | 13 July 2018

    The gap between fallen angels and traditional Double B names is growing wider as “tourist” buyers that have previously propped up some of the demand in high-yield begin to leave the asset class.