US HY door closing on Europeans as Smiths pulls sale

While US high yield investors have slurped down a further $4bn-plus of new debt this week following last week’s whopping $7bn, European borrowers are set to miss out as the euro crisis turns the relentless demand increasingly domestic.

  • 18 May 2012

Already this week the UK’s triple-B Smiths Group has had to pull a planned $300m bond issue.

"It became clear that market conditions were not supportive" of the 10 year no-grow transaction, the Baa2/BBB+ machinery firm said. Citi and Deutsche Bank launched the offering on Wednesday with an ...

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