Balearic Islands sells largest ever bond in market comeback

Investors backed the return of the Balearic Islands to the bond markets on Tuesday with the Spanish region selling its biggest ever single tranche bond. It was able to attract huge demand despite the threat of a snap general election in Spain — a prospect that looked increasingly likely as the week neared its end.

  • By Burhan Khadbai, Craig McGlashan
  • 14 Feb 2019
The Balearic Islands sold a €400m November 2028 Reg S bond with a spread of 27bp over the Spanish government bond curve, interpolated between the July 2028 and April 2029 Bonos. Leads Bankia, BBVA, CaixaBank and HSBC closed the book at €1.1bn (excluding lead manager interest). More than ...

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