Spain’s €37bn corp maturity wall faces political wrecking ball

Spanish political risk is set to spike in 2019 as the country goes to the polls in local, regional, European and possibly national elections during the next six months. But Spanish companies may be ill prepared to work out more flexible funding plans to cope with this, investors and bankers warned this week. Victor Jimenez and Nigel Owen report.

  • By Nigel Owen, Victor Jimenez
  • 03 Jan 2019

The question for many investors in Spanish corporate debt is how much the country's fractious and combative politics will affect credit quality this year. That political risk will surge in the eurozone's fourth largest economy is now a point of consensus.

“It could prove to be a ...

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