Akbank out for dollars in 'opportunistic' trade

By Mariam Meskin
30 Jun 2020

Akbank, the top tier Turkish bank, approached investors for a dollar benchmark bond on Tuesday. The deal comes amid expectations that emerging market investors have finally opened up for corporate and financial institution issuance.

The RegS/144A senior unsecured long five year bond achieved initial price thoughts of low 7% area on Tuesday morning. Books are expected to close on Tuesday afternoon. 

According to one banker, the final deal is not expected to exceed benchmark size.

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