Thyssen’s €1.25bn shows crossover appetite

ThyssenKrupp, the German steel and machinery maker, made a rare visit to the bond market on Tuesday, tapping into the surge of confidence in European credit since the new year to launch one of the largest crossover-rated bonds in euros.

  • 24 Feb 2012
The biggest demand in recent corporate bond sales has been for deals from Spain and Italy — out of favour for most of the second half of last year. ThyssenKrupp’s €1.25bn five year issue showed that investors’ new lust for the more exotic end of the investment grade ...

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