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22 May 2017   Daily Roundup

Emerging Market Credit Daily Roundup

Central Bank of Egypt surprises with rate hike – QIB prices RegS deal – Saudi Arabia to resume local debt sales – South African meets with rating agency – Ghana Central Bank continues record cuts – Province of BA cancels benchmark bond sale due to volatility – Temer refuses to step aside – Indonesia’s debt rallies on rating upgrade – Malaysia’s Matrix Concepts Holdings plans fresh issuance – Russia’s Tinkoff Bank to issue fresh Eurobonds

CASE STUDY: Ezdan Draws Out Tenors with US$460mn Syndication

Ezdan Holding Group, Qatar’s largest privately-owned real estate developer, raised US$460mn through a competitively priced syndication in a bid to help refinance existing maturities and extend the tenor of existing debt.

In Peru, Infrastructure and Capital Markets are Joined at the Bip

Following GFC Media Group's Project Finance and Capital Markets Peru briefing day, we explore key themes discussed at the event, including the roadblocks that stand in the way of significant infrastructure development the country badly needs, and key reforms hovering on the horizon.

Emerging Market Credit Daily Roundup

Saudi Arabia buys up US Treasuries ahead of Trump visit – BADEA provides US$20mn loans to Côte d'Ivoire and Niger – Sibanye Gold taps shareholders for a US$1bn rights issue at 60% discount – Ghana looks to cut rates – Trump pushes ahead with NAFTA renegotiation – Brazil assets and bonds drop amid political turmoil – Indonesia gets investment grade boost from S&P – Uralkali sets coupon at 8.95%-9.20% for RUB10-15bn note

China's Corporates Are Getting a Taste for Dollar Bonds

A weak dollar and stifling policies at home are making the Chinese corporate sector look increasingly towards dollar funding in 2017.

CASE STUDY: Petrobras Reopens Latin American Credit Markets with US$4bn Trade

After a challenging year for Brazilian credit markets and a broader lull in the Latin American markets following the US election, Petrobras found a narrow window to launch a US$4bn dual-tranche bond as part of a liability management exercise that was oversubscribed by 5x.

Emerging Market Credit Daily Roundup

Oman to issue sukuk – ADB issued bonds – Taiwanese banks to issue maiden green bonds - The cost of insuring Brazil's sovereign debt against default skyrockets- Zambia’s economy to grow 4% – Russia plans to sell part of state shipping firm Sovcomflot - Eni SpA and Rosneft signed an agreement of cooperation

Private Placements: an Emerging Latam Trend

Latin American corporates are reaping the benefits of private placements, as yield-starved investors are drawn to region's shores.

Russian Central Bank Shift Away from Transparency Irks Investors

While the move could raise some suspicions about the real health of Russia’s banking sector, the relative stability of Russia’s top tier lenders keeps investors at ease – for now.

Emerging Market Credit Daily Roundup

QIB issues US$750mn 5-year bond – Garanti Bank issues US$750mn 10-year international bond – Nedbank closed a US$450mn 3-year senior unsecured term loan facility - The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) to invest up to US$500mn in Gambia - Kenya selling two T-bonds worth US$398mn - Senegal’s US$1.1bn Eurobond more than eight times oversubscribed – Mexico investigating 7 foreign banks accused of bond price manipulations - Slovenia completes EUR2bn dual-tranche bond tap


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