CEE & Turkey
B&N and Otkrite to merge – Sberbank to withdraw from some European countries – Sibur issued a USD500mn bond – Armenia holds rates – Slovenia places a EUR700mn bond – Turkey to issue gold-backed instruments – Yields on Spain’s bonds spike after referendum
A fortnightly review of Russia's debt capital markets, covering the latest loan, sukuk and bond deals, rating actions, policy and credit market developments... B&N becomes another Russian bank to be nationalised – Sistema appeals against court decision in Rosneft lawsuit – Russia to resolve tax dispute with Exxon over Sakhalin-1 – Ukraine issues first Eurobond since Crimea annexation – Turkey’s Yapi Kredi closes USD151mn dual-currency syndicated term loan – Tajikistan sees strong demand on inaugural Eurobond – Tensions between Poland and the EU escalate
UNEC to raise AED1bn – Bahrain to issue a sukuk – Nigeria pre-launched its sukuk sale – Afreximbank to boost capital for lending – CABEI gets upgraded – ADB tapped the international markets – Russia to resolve dispute with Exxon Mobile
Sistema runs a technical default – Otkritie bank to be bailout – Tajikistan is preparing benchmark offering – Moldova lowers its interest rate – Bank of Georgia sings a USD75mn trade finance club deal – Halk Bankasi to issue up to TRY12bn – Ukraine to issue Eurobond
Rosneft cuts Venezuela’s credit– Eurochem is arranging a US$325mn pre-export facility – Sistema to pay US$2.3bn to Rosneft– Azerbaijan gets downgraded – Akbank signed a dual-tranche syndicated loan – Turkey sells US$971mn worth of T-bills
CBR keeps rates steady, readies sale of OBR bonds – Nickel production in Russia to remain flat this year – Naftogaz increases compensation demand from Russia by US$5bn – Engie may pull out of Nordstream 2 – Albaraka Turk readies US$400mn issuance – Bank lending in Turkey to rise in 2018
Gazprom tapped the international markets – Alfa Bank issued a RUB10bn Eurobond – AFK Sistema declared technical default on bonds –– Halyk Bank acquires Kazkommertsbank – IBA plans to restructured approved by shareholders – Greece returned to the capital markets – Halbank to issue a US$2bn bond in the international markets
A US$3bn issuance could offer the world’s oldest democracy an escape route from the vicious debt cycle it has found itself in, but expectations will need to be managed and a continued push for reforms is integral to this mission.
Russian Eurobonds see strong demand despite additional US sanctions looming – Russia’s VTB agrees new loan to Croatia’s struggling food producer Agrokor – Gazprom issues US$500mn Eurobond – Russia’s Yugra bank is latest to go into administration – Ukraine expects delays on latest IMF tranche – State-owned Ukrainian Railways to issue UAH2bn bond - Azerbaijan's FX reserves rose by US$3bn - Turkey's Is Bankasi issues US$500mn bond
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11 Apr 2018