PhilMo, Volvo, Stada, Iberdrola shrug off equity falls

28 May 2013

Four companies achieved successful bond sales today, despite a much weaker day for credit and equities than yesterday. The Markit iTraxx Europe index widened 6bp to 100bp, while European stocks fell 1.74%.

Philip Morris International exploited the growing bid for 20 year euro paper with a €500m issue that was priced close to its curve.

Volvo Treasury nipped into the market for another trendy structure, a €200m two year FRN, and priced through its curve.

The second bond issue for Stada Arzneimittel, ...

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