Cote d'Ivoire lines up euros as market deepens for African issuers

The pipeline for euro-denominated African bonds is beginning to bulge, with Cote d’Ivoire announcing plans to follow Senegal to the market this week and Tunisia and Egypt preparing their own deals. But, as Virginia Furness reports, while large euro books show there is strong appetite for speculative grade supply, and is opening up a new funding channel for EM borrowers, the cost of funding in the currency versus dollars is unlikely to improve.

  • By Virginia Furness
  • 08 Mar 2018

Euro issuance from non-European emerging market borrowers remains a niche market with €35.4bn of bonds issued in the whole of 2017 (compared with $535.2bn in dollars last year), but extraordinarily low funding rates in euros have encouraged more speculative grade names from accessing that market. 

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