Bankers look ahead to May as Aegon postpones

With Aegon’s five year fixed rate deal temporarily off the table and Sydbank’s benchmark still in the planning phase, bankers expect the senior unsecured market to be subdued for the rest of April.

  • 19 Apr 2011

Worries over peripheral European debt, coupled with Standard & Poor’s changing its ratings outlook on the US to negative, have given the market a good excuse to take a breather, said bankers.

“Yesterday really scared the whole market,” said a FIG syndicate banker. “We saw some significant widening ...

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