Corporate Financing week

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Corporate Financing Analysis - HJ Heinz Bond Paves Way For Bumper Kraft Takeover - 06 JULY 2015

June 23 2015 saw US food giant HJ Heinz return to public bond markets with its second bumper issue of the year, in a deal which brings ever-closer to completion its proposed USD46bn tie-up (representing the largest deal ever completed in the food sector) with domestic peer Kraft Foods Group, a deal which was first announced back in March.

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Corporate Financing Analysis - A New, Less Impressive Norm In Tech Sector Floats - 29 JUNE 2015

Historically, tech sector floats have been the rock stars in the US initial public offering (IPO) arena, raising eye-watering valuations and posting headline-grabbing returns in the aftermarket. While still broadly popular among equity capital market (ECM) investors in 2015 to-date, a new 'norm' of more moderate tech floats has entered the market - ones with less impressive returns, lower...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Mexico The Bright Spot In The Latin American Lending Landscape - 22 JUNE 2015

While corporate lending has largely been dragging its feet in Latin America in 2015, as weaker real GDP growth and tightening monetary policy have dampened both asset and loan growth across the region, BMI notes that the Mexican loan market has been bucking the downward trend thanks to the relative health of its commercial banking sector. Indeed, Dealogic data shows that Mexican borrowers...

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