BP’s £750m deal widens after quickfire eight year dollar bond

BP tapped the sterling market for the first time since 2009 on Monday, selling a £750m short eight-year bond.

  • 11 Mar 2011
The December 2018 deal, priced at 110bp over Gilts, broke about 3bp tighter. But it widened to 115bp by Wednesday morning, which bankers blamed on the company issuing a $3.7bn note on Tuesday (see page 16). "This was a very solid trade," said one close to the sterling ...

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