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  • Sazka bets on euro market with tightly priced HY issue

    Czech gaming company Sazka, with lottery operations around Europe, debuted in the euro market on Tuesday with €300m of senior unsecured notes, priced at 4.125%.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • Ukraine corporate trio meets warm reception

    Investors had three Ukrainian corporate bonds to buy this week — the first time there has ever been such a choice, according to Dealogic data. The deals defied a tricky market and political turbulence to pull off strong results.

    • 07 Nov 2019
  • Serbia impresses with tight euro tap

    Serbia has returned to the euro market after only four months, tapping the line it opened in June this year and raising cash to refinance dollar obligations it faces in 2020.

    • 07 Nov 2019
  • Ukreximbank opens pricey tier two debut

    The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine is on screens for its first ever tier two bond, angling for a steep price.

    • 07 Nov 2019
  • Russia's Ilim in market to refinance $500m loan

    Russian pulp and paper producer Ilim Group has launched syndication to refinance a $500m loan, according to bankers. The loan is one of the last expected to be signed in Russia's international syndicated market this year.

    • 06 Nov 2019
  • Credit Bank of Moscow closes books on share sale

    Credit Bank of Moscow has finished a Rb14.7bn ($231m) primary share sale which will allow it to buy back debt to improve the composition of its regulatory capital.

    • 05 Nov 2019
  • PPF makes swift follow-on from debut

    Central European telecommunications provider PPF Arena 1 has come to market for its second bond issue, after debuting earlier this year.

    • 05 Nov 2019
  • Covered bonds fly — even without ECB

    Caffil issued the tightest French 10 year of 2019 amid a flurry of other well received covered bonds issued on Tuesday by DZ Hyp, mBank and Santander UK. While the European Central Bank’s return to the market helped deals go well, it was not needed amid an improvement in risk appetite.

    • 05 Nov 2019
  • Serbia back for more in 10 year euros

    Serbia has returned to the euro market after only four months, tapping the line it opened in June this year and raising cash to refinance dollar obligations it faces in 2020.

    • 05 Nov 2019
  • Globalworth lands unsecured facility in rare Romanian loan

    Globalworth, a Romania-headquartered real estate investment company, has secured a €200m revolving credit facility from a consortium of local and international lenders.

    • 04 Nov 2019
  • Naftogaz at head of Ukraine trio in debt market

    Three Ukrainian borrowers are set to come to market for hard currency paper, perhaps as early as this week. The deals are expected to go well, as investors generally believe there is good value in Ukrainian assets.

    • 04 Nov 2019
  • State-backed Russian banks close largest rouble deal in history of mortgage securitization

    VTB and DOM.RF have closed the largest mortgage securitization in the banks' history, selling a Rb95.7bn ($1.49bn) deal this week.

    • 01 Nov 2019