Record August for US corporate investment grade issuance
August 29, 2016 By Darren Amelio $58.9bn: Largest August volume on record US marketed corporate IG issuance totals $58.9bn in August so far, the largest August volume on record, beating $44.9bn in August 2011 and more than double the $24.5bn in August 2015. Volume was led by Microsoft’s $19.75bn AAA-rated, 7-tranche deal, the third largest corporate IG bond […]
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Cheap financing and mergers propel investment grade debt
August 22, 2016 In a climate of cheap funding and jumbo M&A transactions, investment grade corporate debt has soared to record levels. We look at the industries and types of deals driving issuance.
Deals surge as US stocks rally
August 18, 2016 As sellers cashed in on the US stock rally last week, our head of Research, Christian Dresler, looks at the spike in bought deals and some of the companies that capitalized on the favorable market conditions.
Hong Kong continues to shine with Everbright listing, using Dealogic
On August 12, Everbright Securities successfully raised $1.1bn in what is the largest Hong Kong listing by a Chinese brokerage this year, and bolsters the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s position as the leading exchange for new listings globally. As a trusted financial platform partner, Dealogic helped the joint sponsors and the bookrunners seamlessly execute the transaction through […]
Jet fuels tech M&A bonanza
Following Walmart’s bid for Jet.com, our head of M&A Research, Chunshek Chan, looks at the recent wave of tech transactions and why this sector is bucking the M&A downturn this year.
Dealogic provides the buyside and sellside Connect-ion
Dealogic’s head of Product Incubation, Sam Spilfogel, talks to Markets Media about Connect, the only solution for a seamless electronic connection between buyside and sellside firms on primary market deals. With greater regulatory scrutiny of the market, coupled with best practice guidelines from the FIX Trading Community, see how Connect will help buyside firms increase […]
Hong Kong rides high on the back of cornerstones
With Hong Kong leading all exchanges for new listings globally, Romaine Jackson looks at how cornerstone investors are playing a role, and how M&A may be the bright spot for other regions.
Corporate sterling bonds fall to 11-year low
August 4, 2016 By Nandeep Roopray So far in 2016, a total of £74.2bn has been issued in Sterling denominated bonds. While this is down only slightly from the average issuance of £76.4bn over the last 3 YTD periods, the composition of issuance has changed significantly year-on-year: Corporate Sterling denominated bond issuance has halved year-on-year, with only […]
Microsoft taps the market with world's fifth largest corporate bond
August 2, 2016 By Edward Jones $19.75bn: Largest bond ever priced by Microsoft On August 1, Microsoft priced a $19.75bn investment grade (IG) corporate bond, the fifth largest corporate bond sale on record globally, and the third largest this year, behind Anheuser-Busch InBev’s $46.0bn IG deal in January and Dell’s $20.0bn IG deal in May. The deal follows […]