Oslo opens arms to European high yield

Nordic high yield bond bankers are making a play to attract more borrowers from elsewhere in Europe, promising them access to local investors familiar with mid-cap borrowers and small deal sizes. This week, SecureLink, a Belgian software security company, listed its first bond on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 23 Jan 2018

The €150m five year non-call two senior secured floating rate note was priced on Monday evening with a coupon of 550bp over Euribor. Pareto Securities, the Norwegian investment bank, was bookrunner.

SecureLink, which is unrated, will use the proceeds to refinance a club loan from Dutch and Swedish banks, ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 11,783.36 49 7.37%
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3 Deutsche Bank 9,213.50 34 5.77%
4 HSBC 8,442.65 35 5.28%
5 UniCredit 8,427.21 49 5.27%

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3 Deutsche Bank 3,153.00 28 6.28%
4 Credit Suisse 2,939.41 27 5.86%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,892.87 27 5.76%

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1 JPMorgan 13,575.71 111 9.62%
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3 Goldman Sachs 9,536.47 76 6.76%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,455.18 88 6.70%
5 Barclays 9,449.01 71 6.70%