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High-yield debt issues unlikely to come cheap

The two latest high-yield bond issues with links to the mainland are drawing strong demand from investors eager to capture supreme returns, suggesting they will not come cheap, fund managers say.

Wednesday, 9 March, 2005, 12:00am

High-yield debt issues unlikely to come cheap

The two latest high-yield bond issues with links to the mainland are drawing strong demand from investors eager to capture supreme returns, suggesting they will not come cheap, fund managers say.

9 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

CLP plans invite close credit scrutiny

Major agencies threaten to lower the power utility's rating if it proceeds with a substantial investment package in Australia

Electricity supplier CLP Holdings' imminent business transformation in Australia has triggered scrutiny for a possible downgrade of its credit ratings.

5 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Noble taps markets with US$500m issue

The Noble Group has joined the recent spate of high-yield Asian issuers trying to tap the international bond market before interest rates rise too much.

3 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Titan prepares US$400m issue

Titan Petrochemicals Group is planning to raise US$400 million through a high-yield bond issue to help fund the acquisition of more ships as well as investment in oil storage facilities in China.

2 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

China Merchants raises offer

China Merchants Holdings (International) has raised its first international bond offering to US$500 million amid strong demand from investors.

The state-backed port operator had planned to raise US$350 million in a 10-year fixed-rate bond but the issue had attracted funds of US$1.9 billion, market sources said.

26 Feb 2005 - 12:00am