BASF, Eandis, Nestlé win solid books as strong week starts

30 Nov 2012

BASF, the German speciality chemicals company, returned to the euro bond market on Monday, two months after its last deal, but far from putting investors off, this new supply of its credit was welcomed as investors fed their craving for investment grade credit.

The A1/A+ stably rated company is a favourite with investors, especially in Germany, and home demand was so keen that it dominated the book.

On September 24 the company had sold a €750m six year bond at 45bp over mid-swaps, with a book of nearly €2bn.

This time, there ...

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