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  • Middle Eastern bank pair print rare MTNs

    Middle Eastern bank pair print rare MTNs

    Qatar National Bank returned to the euro market for the first time since March 2018 this week, while there was also an unusual outing in Saudi riyal as Emirates NBD made its debut in the currency — the first from a non-Saudi issuer since 2018.

  • Barclays puts senior MTN banker at risk

    Barclays puts senior MTN banker at risk

    Barclays put a senior medium term note banker at risk of redundancy on Friday. The bank will hand the reins of its MTN business to a more junior banker in its Paris office.

  • Turkish bank gets the green light

    Turkish bank gets the green light

    Turkish lender Yapi Kredi ventured into the green bond market for the first time on Friday with a rare dollar private placement, its first since January 2016, according to Dealogic data.

  • General Mills raises dough

    General Mills raises dough

    US food group General Mills sold €200m of short dated notes on Wednesday, in its first sole-led deal since 2017.

  • Formosa and FIG MTNs on course for big 2020

    Formosa and FIG MTNs on course for big 2020

    MTN bankers are tipping Formosa and senior non-preferred debt for big things in 2020. Both markets, along with MTNs as a whole, have had an underwhelming year as issuance failed to live up to the promise of a busy 2018.

  • RLOB prints CMS linker

    RLOB prints CMS linker

    Austrian bank Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberoesterreich has visited the MTN market to print a rare constant maturity swap (CMS) linked note - its first since 2018, according to Dealogic.

  • Rare Toyota Industries deal spices up MTN menu

    Rare Toyota Industries deal spices up MTN menu

    Infrequent issuer Toyota Industries Finance International revisited the MTN market at the end of last week to place its second euro floater of the year. Meanwhile, in dollars, a trio of emerging market banks have printed fixed and floating rate paper in the last week.

  • FRN bonanza sweeps MTN market

    FRN bonanza sweeps MTN market

    Corporate, FIG and SSA issuers placed floating rate notes this week, pegged to Euribor, Sonia and Libor. With so many issuers coming to market, bankers are interested to see which other borrowers 'take advantage of the liquidity'.

  • Metro mulls public and private MREL options as Fitch cuts debt rating

    Metro mulls public and private MREL options as Fitch cuts debt rating

    Fitch Ratings has downgraded Metro Bank a month after giving the UK lender its first rating. It expressed concern about Metro’s recent failure to raise debt for looming regulatory requirements, but the bank is insisting that it still has plenty of options on the table — including looking at solutions in the private market.

  • Westpac goes big as MTNs move into peripheral markets

    Westpac goes big as MTNs move into peripheral markets

    Westpac placed just under HK$13.4bn into the Hong Kong market across two MTNs last week — the pair of bonds are its largest ever in the currency, according to Dealogic. The notes came in a busy week for niche issuance, and bankers have posited that this move into the peripheral markets comes as a response to the global fall in yields.

  • MTNs slip through as public market resumes

    MTNs slip through as public market resumes

    Issuance is starting to resume after the summer break; however, this week a booming public market drew away investor and issuer attention from MTNs. Despite this, a range of established SSA, FIG and corporate borrowers have slipped in, with deals across core, niche and EM currencies.

  • Scandi taps flow after summer break

    Scandi taps flow after summer break

    Volumes are growing across the spectrum in the Scandinavian MTN markets, as issuers and bankers return from their summer holidays. Meanwhile, bankers are expecting Scandinavian investors to move further out along the credit curve in response to negative yields as dovish Nordic central bank tones could lead to a bullish Scandinavian market.

  • World Bank floats in Hong Kong dollars for the first time since 2009

    World Bank floats in Hong Kong dollars for the first time since 2009

    The World Bank placed its first Hong Kong dollar deal of its 2019/2020 funding year last week. The supranational chose to link the private placement to the Hibor benchmark, a now little seen structure that was likely the result of a "very specific enquiry", according to one MTN banker away from the deal.

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