Investors continue to lap up hybrids with more supply and low rates expected

Italian energy company Enel received €3n of orders for €1.25bn of new hybrid bonds on Tuesday. This showed the insatiable appetite of investors for the product with the enhanced yield it offers and ratings agency Scope expects 2018 to record much more supply that the previous two years.

  • By Nigel Owen, Victor Jimenez
  • 16 May 2018

“It is definitely a product we like,” said an investment analyst at an investment management company in London. “The structures are becoming fairly generic now and we like the returns we can get from them compared to senior bonds.”

“When the coupons got below 2% in late ...

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