Davide Scigliuzzo

M&A bond binge fans debt worries

Jun 22 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - When Campbell Soup came to the investment-grade bond market in March with a $5.3 billion deal to finance its acquisition of Snyder's-Lance, investor response was lukewarm.

Tesla offers Fremont factory to boost liquidity -IFR News

May 08 2018

NEW YORK, May 8 Tesla Inc has changed the terms of its borrowing agreement with banks to allow it to pledge its Fremont auto plant as collateral - a move seen by some analysts as an effort to boost liquidity, Thomson Reuters IFR reported.

MarketAxess allows Pimco to trade by its own rules

May 04 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - MarketAxess has granted Pimco a special arrangement that allows the bond giant to limit the information it shares on the electronic trading platform and take advantage of any off-market prices, three sources with knowledge of the matter told IFR.

CFTC steps into debate on voluntary defaults

Apr 27 2018

MIAMI (IFR) - The top US regulator of the derivatives market has opened a new front in a battle over so-called intentional defaults that has dented confidence in the credit default swap market.

Senate strikes down guidance on discriminatory auto lending

Apr 18 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - The US Senate on Wednesday invalidated Obama-era guidance aimed at preventing auto lenders from charging borrowers higher rates based on factors such as race or national origin.

Bond investors lukewarm on call to delay data

Apr 12 2018

By Eleanor Duncan, Joy Wiltermuth, Davide Scigliuzzo and Shankar Ramakrishnan

Tesla bonds, stock plunge on probe and downgrade

Mar 27 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - Tesla saw its bonds and stocks fall sharply Tuesday on a double-dose of bad news: a downgrade from Moody's and word of an investigation into the fatal crash of one of its vehicles.

Uber hails loan investors directly

Mar 09 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - Uber is bringing its disruptive force to the leveraged loan market, approaching institutional investors directly on a new debt sale.

PDVSA bonds initially valued at 19.25 cents at CDS auction

Dec 13 2017

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (IFR) - Bonds of Venezuela's PDVSA were valued at 19.25 cents on the dollar in the first stage of an auction Wednesday to determine the payout on credit default swaps tied to the state-owned oil company.

Exclusive: U.S. regulators offer Congress olive branch on loans

Dec 07 2017

NEW YORK (LPC/IFR) - U.S. regulators said they are open to revising restrictions on leveraged lending, offering an olive branch to a GOP-controlled Congress keen to roll back banking regulations.

World News

Global COVID-19 death toll tops 2 million

The worldwide coronavirus death toll surpassed 2 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as nations around the world are trying to procure multiple vaccines and detect new COVID-19 variants.