Daimler, GE make tour of niche currencies

Daimler dipped into several bond markets this week, while General Electric sold its third new bond of the year in Norwegian kroner, as these sophisticated issuers sought funding arbitrage.

  • 23 Nov 2012

CIBC and RBC Capital Markets priced C$125m of 2% November 2015 notes for Daimler at 68bp over mid-swaps on Wednesday; on Thursday, TD Securities placed A$100m of 4% December 2015 paper at 85bp over mid-swaps.

Helped by a quiet patch in Aussie dollars, Daimler shaved its funding cost. ...

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