Pernod and Terna keep up brisk corporate supply

08 Mar 2011

Europe’s corporate borrowers piled into the bond market for the second day running on Tuesday as Pernod Ricard and Terna launched deals worth a total of Eu2.25bn. UCB, meanwhile, priced a Eu300m unrated hybrid note.

French distiller Pernod, rated Ba1/BB+/BB+, was expected to print a Eu1bn six year deal in the afternoon at 193bp over mid-swaps, or a yield of about 5.1%.

Investors placed more than Eu3.5bn of orders for the bond, which followed a global investor call on Monday.

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