Structured Bonds - All Articles

  • THFC sells £186m tap of No 3 bond, its biggest yet

    The Housing Finance Corp, the conduit for UK housing association bond issuance, prevented there being a third day running without corporate bond issuance in Europe, by pricing a £186m tap of its THFC Funding No 3 bond on Friday.

    • 28 Jul 2017
  • Social housing Reit brings IPO despite worries on state support

    In the UK’s lively market for real estate investment trust (Reit) and other fund listings, yet another deal was launched on Thursday. Triple Point Social Housing Reit hopes to raise up to £200m, joining the niche of social housing Reits, which has been growing fast — even though experts are worried government budget cuts could hit the sector’s finances.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Central bank concerns send corp bond investors on yield hunt

    The direction of central bank policy is increasingly coming to govern Investment grade and high yield bond investors' hunt for yield, with many of the latter now looking to triple-C rated paper to better hedge against the risk of rate hikes.

    • 12 Jul 2017
  • Acquisition finance firm turns to securitization in rare deal

    A rare acquisition finance securitization was marketed to select European investors this month, a departure for a type of transaction usually financed by banks or dedicated funds.

    • 11 Jul 2017