Sovereigns

  • Belgium and Ireland print ultra-long MTNs

    Belgium and Ireland print ultra-long MTNs

    Belgium and Ireland both tapped the ultra-long end of the curve this week to continue a record breaking year for euro-denominated MTNs of 50 years or more, as insurers look for returns amid low rates.

  • Sovereigns expected to join social bond market boom

    Sovereigns expected to join social bond market boom

    The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a surge in the issuance of social-labelled debt and sovereigns could be the next set of issuers to join this fast growing asset class, according to panellists at the 2020 GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Virtual Forum on Wednesday.

  • New Zealand cuts borrowing programme by NZ$10bn

    New Zealand cuts borrowing programme by NZ$10bn

    The New Zealand Treasury reduced its 2020/21 funding programme by NZ$10bn ($6.75bn) to NZ$50bn on Wednesday as its economy shows signs of a quicker recovery than seemed likely after the coronavirus lockdown earlier this year.

  • Natixis names two coverage bosses

    Natixis names two coverage bosses

    Meriem Smida and Christine Coudray have been given new coverage jobs at Natixis, as global head of financial sponsors coverage and global head of banks and international public sector (BIPS) coverage respectively.

  • Spain rumoured for syndication as early as next week

    Spain rumoured for syndication as early as next week

    Spain is looking to follow hot on the heels of the soaring demand Italy attracted this week with its own syndicated bond which could come as soon as next week in what is likely to be a busy one for new issues ahead of the European Union’s re-entry as a jumbo borrower, according to SSA bankers.

  • People news in brief

    People news in brief

    Wartchow heads to Pemberton — Barclays names permanent equities heads — Bonilla joins Kartesia

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