Daimler returns to Swiss francs, sustains niche trend

Daimler revisited the Swiss franc market after a three year absence this week with a Sfr200m ($238m) 2.9 year note — the first German corporate trade in the currency this year. This was also Daimler’s second niche currency trade in the last two weeks, after its debut Swedish krona deal — a Skr750m ($121m) 3.75% three year note — as the borrower looks to fund its operations around the world in their respective local markets.

  • 10 Jun 2011
Sole lead manager Deutsche Bank launched and priced the trade on Tuesday at Sfr200m, seen as an impressive size given the Swiss franc market’s grim basis swap and mid-swap rate environment this week (see separate story for details).Bankers away from the deal quickly suggested it was unlikely the ...

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