No 100 year euro plans for EDF

By Jon Hay
31 Jan 2014

After Electricité de France issued a 100 year dollar bond on Monday January 13 and the first ever 100 year sterling bond in a wildly successful £1.35bn sale on Friday January 17, Europe’s bond market has been thick with speculation about further century bond issues.

a1339Corporate debt capital markets bankers have been pounding the phones trying to find an issuer keen to follow EDF’s lead. Any realistic deal prospect is likely to be kept secret, but National Grid and Thames Water both told EuroWeek last week that they did not think the ...

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