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Abbey National rides again

Santander's UK operation successfully launched its euro unsecured bond at a time when other banks were looking at covered bonds.

Samuel Brew-Butler

A coming of age for African project finance: Ghana's KIPP development

Ghanaian independent power project sponsor Cenpower proved that African money can finance African private sector infrastructure initiatives by raising $900m in project finance to develop the Kpone Independent Power Plant.

BSkyB reaches its market through two channels

BSkyB reaches its market through two channels

BSkyB found strong demand for a multi-tranche deal across two currencies to fund a major acquisition strategy across Europe.

Good timing sees Talanx through choppy waters

German insurer Talanx closed its longest ever bond issue in a very narrow window of opportunity as market volatility intensified in July. Joanne Hart reports.

National Bank finds appetite for Greek assets

National Bank finds appetite for Greek assets

National Bank of Greece has completed a share offering and a highly successful bond placement in the space of two key months for the bank's turnaround.

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.

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