Corporate Financing week

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Corporate Financing Analysis - EM Corporate Bond Binge Nearing Its Climax - 01 SEPT 2014

After a slow start to the year, activity in the emerging market (EM) bond arena has found its feet. After 15 consecutive years of y-o-y increases in debt sales, and with the last two years having recorded particularly impressive tallies (with deals totaling over USD1trn in both 2012 and 2013), this year was always going to have a lot to live up to. But it has not disappointed. According to data...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Increased Activity In ABS Issuance In Asia - 25 AUG 2014

Asian corporates are displaying a taste for asset-backed securitisation (ABS) deals in 2014. Indicative of a broader global trend which has seen the ABS market return from its nadir in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, ABS activity has already surpassed all previous full-year records so far in the 2014 y-t-d. According to data provider Dealogic, Asia (excluding Japan) ABS activity...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - No Need For Hedge Funds To Be Spooked By AIFMD Authorisation - 18 AUG 2014

While time can be the only true judge, BMI believes the implementation of the European Union's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will have a negligible impact on the global hedge fund industry. That said, due to the heightened costs of getting into line with the new regulation we expect the impact to be a net negative for the industry in the near-term, but owing to increase...

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