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.
Pernods in a deleveraging