Cambridge’s £350m sails through all UK issuers bar Network Rail

The University of Cambridge issued its first bond today to an exceptionally strong reception from bond investors in the UK and beyond. The university had been planning the transaction since 2007, but it was only today that the outcome became known – £350m of 40 year debt at 3.75%.

  • 10 Oct 2012
In the bond market, keen speculation had surrounded how Cambridge would be able to price, relative to the other strong credits in the sterling market. Network Rail, the UK’s only government-guaranteed agency issuer, trades at around 35bp over Gilts; the tightest housing association paper this year has been ...

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