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Jersey bond underscores financial centre status

Jersey bond underscores financial centre status

Jersey issued the first bond in its 800-year history to finance a renewal of its housing stock, and seized the opportunity to tell the crown dependency's story.

Stefan Nanu

Romania bond issue rides out Ukraine jitters

Despite anxieties in the market over events in Ukraine, a Romanian bond issue was so successful it helped reprice the sovereign yield curve and prompted ratings upgrades.

Frank McGlade

Just Eat delivers first high-growth listing

When Danish-founded online takeaway ordering firm Just Eat decided it was time for an initial public offering, the UK’s new equity market segment had the right flavour.

High-yield bond rings the changes for Israeli telco

High-yield bond rings the changes for Israeli telco

Despite an unusual structure as the holding company for a fixed-line monopoly, B Communications issued Israel's first dual-listed bond to considerable demand.

Roger Burge

Arqiva long bond sends the right signals

Privately owned communications infrastructure firm Arqiva successfully extended its maturity profile in early 2014, after a major round of refinancing a year earlier.

Oliver Whelan

Ireland makes confident start to post-rescue life

Ireland was the first sovereign to tap the syndicated bond market in 2014, cementing its return to normal financing after the country's exit from its rescue programme.

Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte makes a home market debut

Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte makes a home market debut

Unlisted white goods manufacturer Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte chose an unregulated Frankfurt market to launch its debut Eurobond issue targeting institutional investors only. Despite the unusual approach, the deal was more than twice oversubscribed.

UK government goes long to meet pension demand

Since raising its maximum maturity to 60 years in late 2012, the UK debt management office has issued three times beyond the 50-year mark.

Russia overcomes emerging market jitters

The Russian sovereign dispensed with a pre-deal roadshow for the first time to speed up the issuance process during heightened market uncertainty and still managed a heavily oversubscribed deal that included a debut euro tranche.

SocGen maps new capital landscape

Société Générale maps new capital landscape

France's Société Générale has responded to the long-awaited finalisation of European capital regulations with a new contingent convertible structure that could set a marker for the market.

Global Risk Regulator

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