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Banks' ploys on Gulf bond deals draw attention

May 22 2018

LONDON (IFR) - The way in which lead banks put orders into Middle East bond deals is coming under the spotlight, with some bankers arguing the practice is misleading investors as it is not clear how real those bids are.

Ghana begins marketing dual-tranche US dollar bond

May 10 2018

LONDON, May 10 (IFR) - Ghana has opened books on a US dollar dual-tranche offering comprising amortising bonds with 10 and 30-year average lives, according to a lead.

Exclusive: Japan’s Mizuho loses Saudi bond role in ongoing Gulf rift

Apr 18 2018

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters/IFR) - Japan's Mizuho Securities has lost a bond mandate for Saudi Arabia, on top of another for Qatar, banking sources said, highlighting how international banks have been caught up in Qatar's ongoing dispute with its neighbors.

Saudi Arabia picks Citi, Goldman, HSBC, Morgan Stanley for new bond: sources

Mar 15 2018

DUBAI Saudi Arabia has selected Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Morgan Stanley as the main banks that will arrange its next U.S. dollar bond issue, sources familiar with the matter said.

Saudi Arabia debt management office meets investors in London - sources

Mar 01 2018

LONDON, March 1 (IFR) - The Saudi Arabia debt management office is meeting investors this week in London to provide updates on the sovereign's debt plans, according to investor sources.

Nigeria launches US$2.5bn dual-tranche bond

Feb 15 2018

LONDON, Feb 15 (IFR) - Nigeria has launched a US$2.5bn dual-tranche bond, according to a lead.

Greece hires banks for seven-year euro bond - IFR News

Feb 01 2018

ATHENS (IFR) - Greece has hired five banks for a euro bond that could come as early as next week, according to sources.

Exclusive: HSBC side-steps high-profile Qatar deals in Gulf gauntlet

Jan 26 2018

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters/IFR) - A boycott of Qatar by its neighbors has prompted HSBC to turn down a leading role on Doha's new dollar bond as the bank treads a political tightrope in the Gulf, four banking sources familiar with the decision told Reuters.

Kivinen joins Deutsche Bank EM team

Jan 08 2018

LONDON, Jan 8 (IFR) - Petri Kivinen has joined the emerging markets debt capital markets team at Deutsche Bank, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Romania sets price for tap at 128bp over mid-swaps

Oct 10 2017

LONDON, Oct 10 (IFR) - Romania has set the spread for a tap of its €1bn 2.375% April 2027 bonds at 128bp over mid-swaps, according to a lead.

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