For Australia’s SPI, Swissie is pick of Europe’s currencies

SPI Electricity & Gas Australia Holding, the Australian power and gas networks company, priced its first Swiss franc bond for two years on Tuesday – a Sfr250m 1.5% five year note.

  • 24 Jan 2012

With swap economics not working for Australian issuers in the euro and sterling markets at the moment, the Swiss franc market lends itself to these borrowers, which seek arbitrage for non-benchmark deals.

SPI roadshowed across Europe with BNP Paribas, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS from January 9, ...

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