Deals analysis

  • Australia climate bond first explained

    15 December 2014

    National Australia Bank’s A$300 million certified climate bond is the first green bond from an Australian financial institution. It is also the world’s first bank bond to be certified as a climate bond

News analysis

  • Chinese bonds: credit enhancement evolves

    10 December 2014

    Chinese companies can now use onshore assets to guarantee bonds if proceeds are used offshore. But credit enhancement structures will develop as long as issuers plan to remit cash onshore

  • RBI limits overseas debt structures

    03 December 2014

    The country's regulator has limited structures available to Indian high-yield issuers, causing uncertainty among recent issuances

  • Detroit’s bankruptcy saga comes to end

    02 December 2014

    The biggest US city to declare insolvency will officially exit bankruptcy on December 8. Its use of Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code made the deal similar to both a sovereign and corporate restructure