Corporate Financing week

Weekly coverage of global M&A activity, IPOs, privatisations, equity, debt financing and financing trends

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Corporate Financing Analysis - DCM Demand For Fixed Income Returns To Favour IG Bonds In H216 - 18 JULY 2016

Our turn-of-the-year bullish expectations of investor interest in the investment grade (IG) bond space have been exceeded with deal activity hitting a record high in H116. Looking ahead, we expect the bullish momentum to keep building through the second half of the year as investors go in search of more reliable returns amidst the swirling headwinds on global macroeconomic growth and the market...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Panda Bonds No Threat to Dim Sum Debt Just Yet - 11 JULY 2016

The so-called panda bond market, whereby Chinese renminbi-denominated bonds are sold in Mainland China by a non-Chinese issuer, remains very much a story of long-term potential rather than swift progress in 2016 as the completion of just one deal in H216 serves to remind us. What is more at its current growth rate, we are not expecting the panda bond market to eat too much into that the dim sum...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Thy Sky Is The Limit For Tech M&A - 27 JUNE 2016

Computer giant Microsoft's USD28.1bn (equity value) all-cash bid for business-focused social network LinkedIn, announced on June 13, is proof that the technology sector is never out of the spotlight too long in the world of corporate finance. After two consecutive years of y-t-d growth following a trough in 2013, this year's market for tech takeovers had a lot to live up to - especially after...

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