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  • High yield’s in-house challenges revealed

    03 April 2014

    In-house working within European high yield are wrestling with stretched resources, inexperienced issuers and conflicts over outside counsel

  • Australian Basel III-bonds come of age

    27 March 2014

    The country's Basel III-compliant bond market has an established framework for AT1 offerings. But more innovation is expected in Tier 2s.

  • Asia’s Basel III Tier 2 bond evolution continues

    18 March 2014

    Recent Tier 2 offerings prove that Asia’s regulatory capital market is growing, but the evolution of write-down features depends on local regulations

  • 2014: the year of AT1

    27 February 2014

    Bank capital investors and issuers should prepare for a busy 10 months, as some of Europe’s biggest market players tip 2014 as the year regulatory capital comes of age

  • POLL: the next offshore RMB hub

    24 February 2014

    After Hong Kong, which city has the most potential as an offshore RMB hub? Vote now

  • HY/EM debt convergence to open new market for EU issuers

    24 January 2014

    As record volumes in European debt capital markets continue into 2014, so too has the availability of funding options increased

  • Volcker Rule: the market reacts

    13 December 2013

    The final Volcker rule has been met with a sigh of relief by the financial sector. While the five regulators charged with agreeing the final version of the rule have not crafted a rule as strict as had been expected, there are still several negatives aspects

  • New margin bonds to fund Asia M&A

    04 December 2013

    The use of high-yield bonds to fund non-controlling buyouts is tipped to be a key development for the M&A market in 2014. The structure could be transformative for deals in Asia

  • What to expect from European HY structures

    15 November 2013

    New high-yield issuance in Europe has soared to a record €78 billion over the first 10 months of the year. The market's dramatic maturation has brought with it new capital structures, and there are more changes to come

  • IFLR awards 2014: research begins

    23 October 2013

    The research process for IFLR's Asia, Americas and European awards has commenced. Here are the full details on how to participate

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