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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3 Credit Suisse 1,240.24 4 6.75%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,035.28 3 5.63%
5 ING 1,017.89 3 5.54%

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4 Credit Suisse 577.70 7 5.99%
5 JPMorgan 572.76 6 5.93%

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5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,721.10 26 5.37%