AT&T, McDonald's enjoy pre-ECB euro binge

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By Jon Hay
05 Jun 2014

Bankers had expected a good batch of investment grade corporate bond issuance in Europe before the hotly-anticipated European Central Bank press conference on Thursday — but several had predicted it would be frontloaded at the beginning of the week. The reality was the opposite.

No one moved on Monday; Tuesday brought British Telecom and RCI Banque, and on Wednesday the crowd arrived at the party.

AT&T and McDonald’s were the two US guests that made the biggest noise. It was hard to say which was the more eye-catching: the US telecoms leader’s ...

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