Humana defies unofficial year-end as tone holds strong

Humana came to the dollar market on Thursday to defy predictions by bankers that supply would dry up for 2017 following the latest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 14 Dec 2017

The healthcare insurance company was in the market with an $800m trade to redeem its 2018 notes in a sign that borrowers are continuing to pre-fund even at this late stage.

“We called Wednesday as the unofficial close to the market,” said one syndicate source, “but the ...

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