LONDON, March 19 (IFR) - Italian telecoms company Wind saw
its payment-in-kind bonds soar on Wednesday after its Russian
owner Vimpelcom announced plans to refinance the debt, bringing
relief to investors who had feared interest payments would be
LONDON, March 19 (IFR) - Merseylink PLC has mandated HSBC as
sole arranger and Credit Agricole, HSBC and Lloyds Bank as joint
bookrunners to arrange a series of UK investor meetings,
starting March 21.
LONDON, March 18 (IFR) - Mizuho International's London
branch has put four syndicate and origination officials from its
debt capital market team at risk, all of whom had been working
at the bank for less than three and a half years, sources told
IFR on Tuesday.
LONDON, March 12 (IFR) - Mexico has priced £1bn of 100-year
bonds at a yield of 5.75%, a lead banker on the deal said on
LONDON, March 12 (IFR) - Order books on Mexico's 100-year
sterling bond have reached over GBP2bn, according to a source
close to the deal, enabling leads to revise guidance to 5.75%,
plus or minus an eighth, to price in range.
LONDON, March 12 (IFR) - Mexico has begun marketing a new
100-year benchmark bond denominated in sterling in the 6% area,
according to one of the lead managers.
LONDON, March 5 (IFR) - Banco Santander will print EUR1.5bn
of Additional Tier 1 bonds later on Wednesday at a yield of
6.25%, on a book of more than EUR17bn from over 820 accounts.
LONDON, Feb 25 (IFR) - The European Stability Mechanism,
rated Aa1/AAA by Moody's/Fitch, has set the spread on its
seven-year euro benchmark at mid-swaps plus 7bp, supported by
orders of more than EUR6.5bn, one banker involved said on
LONDON, Feb 17 (IFR) - A traditional mid-February issuance
lull is likely to continue this week with the corporate earnings
season and half term school holidays expected to put a dampener
on activity while the US is shut today for Presidents' Day.
LONDON, Jan 30 (IFR) - Time is ticking for Vodafone. The
company might be the world's third largest mobile
telecommunications company and a bellwether for the global
industry but it is not immune to the impact of rising interest
rates and has to act now if it wants to pocket cheap debt to
fund an expansionary shopping spree.