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  • World Bank, Rentenbank open their 2013 A$ funding

    The World Bank and Rentenbank sold their first new Kangaroo lines of the year this week, with the World Bank opting for a five year deal and Rentenbank a 10 year. Both maturities have seen a great deal of activity in the opening weeks of the year, something that is not expected to change in the near future.

    • 18 Jan 2013
  • Ireland, Italy plot next stage of comeback in the dollar market

    Just days after Ireland and Italy staged a spectacular comeback with syndicated euro transactions, bankers are already discussing the possibility of the same issuers trying their hand in dollars. And while some believe it would be a step too far for Italy in the near term, the idea of an Irish dollar has struck a chord with bankers and investors.

    • 18 Jan 2013
  • Cades eyeing dollars after runaway success of daring BNG 10 year

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten’s splash in 10 year dollars this week and the more muted response to the expensive trio of development bank deals is creating opportunities for issuers that may not have considered printing dollars so early in the year. One such is Cades, which typically opens its funding programme with a euro benchmark, but this year may print dollars first.

    • 18 Jan 2013
  • Markets bullish for 2013 after US fiscal cliff deal

    The capital markets were in fine fettle for the first two trading days of the year, after US politicians hammered out a last minute reprieve for the country’s economy on New Year’s Day by agreeing a compromise on tax cuts.

    • 04 Jan 2013
  • Wheatcroft set for new syndicate head job

    Mark Wheatcroft, the former head of EMEA debt syndicate at UBS, will join Mizuho International in London in early February as head of debt syndicate, EuroWeek understands.

    • 02 Jan 2013