US corporate mart shaken but not stirred by sovereign panic

12 Feb 2010

Debt capital markets bankers in the US refused to panic this week after the Greek sovereign crisis continued to rock issuance, forcing deals to be repriced and some to be pulled.

"In 2009, pretty much any day was a good day to issue bonds," said Jim Turner, head of debt capital markets at BNP Paribas in New York. "That has not been the case so far in 2010."

Turner should know. BNP Paribas was one of the co-lead managers on ...

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