Debthttp://www.iflr.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2374©2017 IFLR 201160DebtDEAL: Maldives’ $200m sovereign bond debutThe issuance relied on collective action clauses for New York law governed notes, a first in the APAC regionhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3724965/DEAL-Maldives-200m-sovereign-bond-debut.htmlTue, 13 Jun 2017 16:00:00 GMTCMU review hints at federal Europe futureThe midterm checkup envisages greater powers for Esma and places a greater focus on harmonisationhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3723801/CMU-review-hints-at-federal-Europe-future.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 12:15:00 GMTHK-China Bond Connect: expect uncertaintySome areas of the new scheme have not yet been looked at by regulators, which could delay foreign investmenthttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3723802/HK-China-Bond-Connect-expect-uncertainty.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 12:00:00 GMTDEAL: Italy’s €4.2 billion debt buybackThe member state’s latest exercise in public liability management by issuing treasury bonds with longer maturities could be replicated to other series of BTP Italias with upcoming termshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3723770/DEAL-Italys-42-billion-debt-buyback.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 10:00:00 GMTDEAL: Acwa Power’s collateralised bondThe $814 million deal combines elements of structured and project finance, allowing the issuer to utilise assets on handhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3723514/DEAL-Acwa-Powers-collateralised-bond.htmlWed, 07 Jun 2017 13:30:00 GMTDEAL: France’s first PPP refinancingFunding for the contract to manage the MoD's new Paris HQ now includes a securitisation and better terms for bank debthttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3722207/DEAL-Frances-first-PPP-refinancing.htmlFri, 02 Jun 2017 10:15:00 GMTCleary grabs top spot at the IFLR Americas AwardsAll the highlights from last week's ceremony in New Yorkhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3718560/Cleary-grabs-top-spot-at-the-IFLR-Americas-Awards.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 09:30:00 GMTPRC managers face low restrictions in offshore HY marketPrivate fund managers not regulated as qualified investors are buying low-rated debt - with risky consequences for the debt markethttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3716581/PRC-managers-face-low-restrictions-in-offshore-HY-market.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:45:00 GMTWhy Puerto Rico bankruptcy could mirror Greek strugglesThe US territory has debts of $120 billion, a host of large creditors, and some legal and financial challenges ahead if and when it restructureshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3716566/Why-Puerto-Rico-bankruptcy-could-mirror-Greek-struggles.htmlThu, 11 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTBenchmark Regulation confuses non-EU administratorsThe new framework is just around the corner, but some market participants outside of the EU are already falling at the first compliance hurdleshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3715061/Benchmark-Regulation-confuses-non-EU-administrators.htmlFri, 05 May 2017 09:30:00 GMTNDRC forces regulatory filing on red chips’ offshore issuesThe threat of PRC corporates defaulting on their offshore debt has Chinese regulators stepping up their oversighthttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3712497/NDRC-forces-regulatory-filing-on-red-chips-offshore-issues.htmlWed, 26 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMTDEAL: Middle East’s first green bondNational Bank of Abu Dhabi hopes to open a new market in the region with its $587 million dealhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3711492/DEAL-Middle-Easts-first-green-bond.htmlSun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMTIFLR European Capital Markets Forum 2017: key takeawaysAll the key discussion points from the March 30 event in Londonhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3711204/IFLR-European-Capital-Markets-Forum-2017-key-takeaways.htmlFri, 21 Apr 2017 11:00:00 GMTDEAL: Lenovo’s $850 million preferred notesThe Chinese technology giant's hybrid securities issuance is a new feature in the Asian institutional investor markethttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3709550/DEAL-Lenovos-850-million-preferred-notes.htmlThu, 13 Apr 2017 08:30:00 GMTDEAL: world’s first sustainable tier two bondThe $300 million deal is unlikely to spark a new trend as it combines two fairly niche asset classeshttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3709199/DEAL-worlds-first-sustainable-tier-two-bond.htmlWed, 12 Apr 2017 10:30:00 GMTRestricted write-off defines Malaysia’s Basel III AT1 sukukThe country's financial institutions have been increasing capital adequacy ratios in anticipation but remain constrained by a recent tightening of shariah compliancehttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3707420/Restricted-write-off-defines-Malaysias-Basel-III-AT1-sukuk.htmlThu, 06 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMTDEAL: first UK care sector retail bondThe notes carry a bullet maturity and are unsecured. Both features provide more flexibility to the care home issuerhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3689051/DEAL-first-UK-care-sector-retail-bond.htmlThu, 06 Apr 2017 10:45:00 GMTDEAL: First corporate green hybrid bondPart-debt, part-equity, the hybrid instrument could help attract more issuers to the sustainable investment markethttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3673743/DEAL-First-corporate-green-hybrid-bond.htmlThu, 30 Mar 2017 11:30:00 GMTDEAL: Kuwait’s first sovereign bondThe GCC country is a late arrival to the party with its inaugural $8 billion deal and the establishment of a global medium-term note programmehttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3673398/DEAL-Kuwaits-first-sovereign-bond.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 10:15:00 GMTDEAL: KrisEnergy’s triple capital restructuringThe Singapore energy company's debt refinancing deal featured the market's first oil-price linked couponhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3673393/DEAL-KrisEnergys-triple-capital-restructuring.htmlWed, 29 Mar 2017 09:30:00 GMTDEAL: Europe’s first TLAC bondBank of America’s €4 billion deal has revealed a transatlantic divergence over global regulationhttp://www.iflr.com/Article/3672726/DEAL-Europes-first-TLAC-bond.htmlMon, 27 Mar 2017 12:15:00 GMT