Sterling soars to new heights as GSK readies rare £750m-£1bn bond issue

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will next week launch the largest ever corporate bond in the sterling market, a £750m-£1bn transaction of 30 years or longer, via Credit Suisse First Boston and Schroder Salomon Smith Barney (SSSB).

  • 07 Dec 2001
Should the Aa2/AA pharmaceuticals company hit the £1bn mark, the bond will be the equal second largest single tranche sterling issue ever - highlighting the seismic shifts underway in the market. Taking advantage of investors' moves away from Gilts and equities into corporate bonds, heavy redemption flows this ...

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