Vale Overseas, a special purpose vehicle set up and owned by Brazilian mining giant Vale, raised USD1.5bn in the international capital markets this week.
8 Jul 2020
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan raised USD1.75bn through the sale of five and 10-year notes in international markets this week.
1 Jul 2020
South African state-owned utility Eskom may look to issue sukuk in a bid to raise funding in the local market, according to a tender document.
30 Jun 2020
Coronavirus presented global businesses with several challenges – from enhanced safety protocols to supply chain disruptions and everything in between. However, while many market stakeholders predicted issues with attracting new funding, investment-grade companies have managed to largely overcome them.
30 Jun 2020
Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) took to the markets this week to raise USD500mn in social bonds, with the proceeds targeted at funding COVID-19 response measures.
16 Jun 2020
Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) and a consortium led by the Metito Group reached financial close this week on a USD245mn independent sewage water treatment plant (ISTP), the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia.
5 Jun 2020
Mexico-based Cemex plans to sell USD1bn in senior secured notes to international investors this week, the company said.
3 Jun 2020
The IMF has approved a USD11bn flexible credit line with the Peru to help the Latin American nation cushion the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its economy.
29 May 2020
South Africa should explore the possibility of issuing a social bond to help finance programmes aimed at countering the impact of COVID-19, according to a recent paper published by a group of economists.
28 May 2020
Nigeria’s debt management office (DMO) has opened the book on a NGN150bn (approx. USD385mn) sukuk, part of the government’s wider efforts to shift back to domestic markets for funding in a bid to help relieve pressure on foreign currency reserves.
22 May 2020
The emirate of Abu Dhabi raised USD3bn from global investors this week in a retap of three bonds issued just one month ago.
20 May 2020
Turkey’s export credit agency secured a USD678mn syndicated loan from a group of domestic and international lenders, according to a social media post published by the country’s Trade Minister.
19 May 2020
In spite of the turmoil seen in credit and oil markets in recent months, Lukoil, one of the largest publicly traded oil & gas companies in the world with operations in over 30 countries, was able to issue a competitively-priced USD1.5bn benchmark Regs/144a bond.
15 May 2020
A fresh wave of bond deals out of the GCC has buoyed investor sentiment around a region hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
13 May 2020