Tag Archive: EZRA 4.875% 04/2018

Singapore Corporate Bonds 2017 : No Rain, No Rainbow

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2016 has been a great hunting year for some investors, taking advantage of one of the darkest periods in Singapore bond market history to pick up obscene bargains while others footed the price.… Continue reading

SGD New Issue Review : Ezion 7+% Perpetual

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NEW ISSUE: EZION HOLDINGS LIMITED SGD SUBORDINATED PERP-NC-4Y Issuer: Ezion Holdings Limited Issue:  SGD Subordinated Perpetual Securities Ratings: Unrated Format:  Registered form, Regulation S only and S274/275 of                              SFA, issuance off S$1.5 billion… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Missing the Forest For the Trees

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How did we miss the forest for the trees ? The best performing asset in the world this week would be Bitcoins which are up 50%. The talk is that China has just… Continue reading

SGD New Issue : MICLYN EXPRESS 3Y >8%

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Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) — Person familiar with the matter says. • Issuer: Manta 2 Holdings Limited to be amalgamated with Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) • Guarantors: Unconditional and irrevocable guarantee from each material… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Sorry America And Thank You.

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What does one expect to gain by saying this ? “I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Rejoice, Revel & Reap The ShutDown

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Caveat emptor : Non Americans only The shut down has been good for the rest of the world. Equities and credit markets are holding more than steady. Bonds are outperforming, even high yields… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Fed With A Heart For How Long ?

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“America’s companies, from Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Verizon Communications Inc., are saving about $700 billion in interest payments with the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented stimulus.” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-17/bernanke-saves-companies-700-billion-as-apple-to-verizon-borrow.html We have not counted what the rest of… Continue reading

Shippers Strike Back But Their Bonds Still Adrift : Ezra 5% 09/2015

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Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) — Shipping rates extended gains to the highest since 2011 as Chinese steel mills replenish iron ore stockpiles amid record output. The Baltic Dry Index, a benchmark for costs to… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Survival of The Fittest

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Largest Bond Deal Ever In History Verizon (Baa1/BBB+/A-) Sells $49b in 8-Part Offering, Largest Bond Deal Ever Verizon’s deal tops Apple’s 6-part, $17b offering. $4.25b 3Y fixed sold at+165bps $2.25 3Y FRN sold… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : When It Rains, It Floods

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I have floods on my mind though I have not mustered the courage to step foot outside yet for the entire day. The 10Y US treasury note suffered a nasty tumble yesterday, led… Continue reading