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    Municipal Market Weekly Video 4/16

    Please click here to watch our weekly Municipal Market weekly video wrap up.


    Leveraged Finance Q1 Supplement

    After last year’s record-setting pace of U.S. bond and loan issuance, activity has slowed in the biggest leveraged finance market, partly because of diminished need to refinance. Click here to read the entire supplement.


    Investors Took More Risk For Less Reward in Q1

    After last year’s record-setting pace of U.S. bond and loan issuance, activity has slowed in the biggest leveraged finance market, partly because of diminished need to refinance. In Europe, funding costs hit an all-time low, though borrowing was also less than in 2013. In both markets, funding costs remained near all-time lows while riskier structures – like second lien – and looser [...]


    Deluxe to Use Revolver, Cash for Bond Maturity

    Deluxe Corp. plans to repay $253.5 million of bonds due Oct. 1 with cash and its revolving credit line, CFO Terry Peterson said. Click HERE for more.


    Bloomberg Brief Municipal Market Weekly Video

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    Municipal Market Weekly Video

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    Best of Municipal Market March 2014 – Free Download

    Click below to download our free ‘best of’ Municipal Market, March 2014 – sponsored by Build America Mutual. View here. 


    EXCLUSIVE: Freescale Evaluates Term Loan Repricing

    Freescale Semiconductor will evaluate whether to reprice a term loan when the cost of doing so drops in September and may refinance bonds next year as it seeks to further cut interest costs, said Treasurer Steve Goel. Click HERE for more.


    China’s Fragile Financial System

    China’s bloated financial sector has become a major risk for the global economy. A surge in credit, running almost unchecked from 2009 through 2013, has left banks overextended. Compounding the problem, a thinly capitalized and lightly regulated shadow banking industry accounts for a growing share of lending. China’s leaders Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang face [...]


    Investors Shun Inflation Notes as Prices Stall

    Global sales of structured notes linked to inflation fell to the lowest in 12 years as sluggish price growth in the world’s biggest economies deterred investors. Banks sold $72 million of the securities in the first quarter, 66 percent less than the previous period and 10 percent of the total issued in the first three [...]


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