Debt©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 region, 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 harmonisation, 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 investment, 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 terms, 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 hand, 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 debt, 02 Jun 2017 10:15:00 GMTCleary grabs top spot at the IFLR Americas AwardsAll the highlights from last week's ceremony in New York, 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 market, 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 restructures, 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 hurdles, 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 oversight, 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 deal, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMTIFLR European Capital Markets Forum 2017: key takeawaysAll the key discussion points from the March 30 event in London, 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 market, 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 classes, 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 compliance, 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 issuer, 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 market, 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 programme, 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 coupon, 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 regulation, 27 Mar 2017 12:15:00 GMT