Australasia

Australia sees demand for new 30-year bond

The steepness of its curve lures offshore investors to the Australian Office of Financial Management’s fourth benchmark issue since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
August 04, 2020

Why virtual roadshows are here to stay

The Covid-19 pandemic has kept bankers off planes, but even when distancing measures ease, roadshows are likely to remain virtual for many issuers.
April 28, 2020

Are Virgin Australia’s bonds headed for a crash landing?

The government has committed millions to helping save both Qantas and Virgin Australia, although the CEO of the former has publicly stated the later doesn’t deserve it. How much Virgin ends up receiving could have a significant impact on its corporate bond holders.
April 01, 2020

Will an airline company ever be able to IPO again?

Amid an unprecedented level of flight reductions, a plummet in demand, and desperate capital raising exercises, expect airline IPO’s to remain grounded as the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the industry. We review how many are finding ways just to stay alive.
March 30, 2020