by Sam Fazeli, Director Bloomberg Industries, Europe The diabetes market is rapidly growing in China, leading to a significant opportunity for companies with complete diabetes portfolios like Novo Nordisk and Sanofi. In addition to urbanization and obesity rates, diabetes prevalence has been fueled by the region’s aging population. The prevalence of the disease increased at [...]
Our front page this week: Low volatility of the S&P 500 is depressing issuance of notes linked to the benchmark. Inside: Sales of notes that mirror the bets made by the “London Whale” are increasing; uridashi note issuance in Japan is climbing because of early redemptions caused by rising stocks; Thomas Layton of Raymond James [...]
Banks face further scrutiny from global regulators into their risk models amid concerns lenders are underestimating the amount of capital they need to cope with losses. Click here to continue reading.
The introduction of new FDIC regulations has slowed the tightening of spreads on Triple A rated tranches of U.S. CLOs backed by widely syndicated loans. Once investors digest the changes and recent supply is absorbed, the market may tighten to its lowest since 2008. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
The Bank of Japan’s strategy to end almost two decades of stagnation through unprecedented monetary stimulus may set off a ticking time-bomb for financial markets if it’s not followed by extensive structural reforms. Such reforms, critical to the success of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic program — dubbed Abenomics — have historically proved difficult to implement. The combination of a [...]
Central banks in many developed economies have responded to the global financial crisis and subsequent economic downturn in similar fashion, enacting aggressive policies to address the initial liquidity crisis, followed later by unorthodox polices to spur growth and bring down unemployment. Click here to continue reading.
The combined carrying capacity of oil tankers leaving Iranian ports last month was 1.17 million barrels a day, 14 percent higher than in February, vessel-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg show. To continue reading click here
By Sabrina Willmer KRG Capital Partners has pulled its latest buyout vehicle from the fundraising market as three of its original five managing directors will not take part in any future funds, according to two people familiar with the situation. Charles Hamilton, 64 years old, Christopher Lane, who is 51, and co-founder Charles Gwirtsman, 59, [...]
Big private equity firms are working to make their products more accessible to non-accredited investors, with 401(k) plans seen as the holy grail. Here, we explore the stumbling blocks and potential solutions. Click the image below to open. Please note this is a sample report – access to the full report is for subscribers only. Call us on +1 212 [...]
Rotech Healthcare Inc., a provider of home respiratory products, filed for bankruptcy saying its plan to cut debt by about half and reorganize is supported by a majority of its noteholders. Click here to continue reading. _____________________________________________________________ Bloomberg Brief Bankruptcy & Restructuring To take a risk free 30 day trial click here. Ready to subscribe? Save 35% today off [...]