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Mariana Santibanez

Bankers clamour for jumbo Charter debt deal

May 15 2015

NEW YORK, May 15 (IFR/TRLPC) - Banks are lining up a debt package of at least US$25bn for cable company Charter Communications, hoping the company will resume its pursuit of Time Warner Cable.

Alcatel-Lucent bonds jump on Nokia merger talk

Apr 14 2015

NEW YORK (IFR) - High-yield dollar bonds of French telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rallied sharply Tuesday on prospects of a potential merger with Finnish mobile phone company Nokia.

Murray pays price for coal woes

Apr 10 2015

NEW YORK, April 10 (IFR) - Coal miner Murray Energy had to restructure its purchase of a stake in fellow coal company Foresight Energy this week - and it cost the company a whole lot more than it had bargained for.

Morgan Stanley's Fossati joins Sycamore

Apr 01 2015

NEW YORK, April 1 (IFR) - Private equity firm Sycamore Partners said this week that Paul Fossati has joined its firm as a director of capital markets.

Transparency the key for burgeoning Green bond market

Mar 30 2015

NEW YORK/LONDON/SINGAPORE, March 30 (IFR) - Green bond issuance could come close to tripling to US$100bn this year by one estimate, but growth in the market will depend on commonly agreed standards on what constitutes a Green bond and transparency as to how proceeds are used.

Green bond issuance could hit USD100bn in 2015

Mar 27 2015

LONDON, March 27 (IFR) - Green bond issuance could come close to tripling to USD100bn this year by one estimate, but growth in the market will depend on commonly agreed standards on what constitutes a Green bond and transparency over how proceeds are used.

Iron ore gloom chills Fortescue bond sale

Mar 19 2015

NEW YORK/MELBOURNE A treacherous snowstorm snarled flights the day Fortescue Metals Group's CFO touched down in New York on a mission to tap the loan market for $2.5 billion to help the world's no.4 iron ore miner ride out collapsing iron ore prices.

Iron ore miner Fortescue scraps $2.5 billion debt deal, shares drop

Mar 18 2015

SYDNEY/NEW YORK Australia's Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, the world's fourth-largest iron ore miner, pulled a $2.5 billion high-yield bond issue after investors rattled by tumbling ore prices balked at the offer, sending its shares to six-year lows.

Australia iron ore miner Fortescue pulls $2.5 bln bond - IFR

Mar 17 2015

NEW YORK/SYDNEY, March 18 Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, the world's fourth-largest iron ore miner, has pulled a $2.5 billion high-yield bond issue after a weak response from investors who were concerned about a sharp drop in iron ore prices.

Comstock boosts liquidity with secured bond

Mar 06 2015

NEW YORK, March 6 (IFR) - Texas-based E&P Comstock Resources secured liquidity through a US$700m senior bond this week as a preemptive measure ahead of an anticipated cut in its bank debt lines in April.

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