Mar 5, 2014 – Traditional private placements of debt totalled $51.3 billion in 2013, falling short of the $54.2 billion completed in 2012, according to Thomson Reuters.
Mar 3, 2014 – Bank of America Merrill Lynch held the top spot for traditional private placement league tables in 2014 for the 16th year running; JP Morgan held on to the number two spot, but Barclays moved up two spots to third.
Feb 26, 2014 – Ireland’s DCC plc has returned to the private placement market with a $200 million deal co-agented by Barclays and JPMorgan Securities.
Feb 18, 2014 – Repeat issuer The Dräxlmaier Group is looking to once again raise funds in the private placement market for the first time in four years, according to several industry sources.
Feb 12, 2014 – The closed-end investment company's offering was upsized from $75 million on the cover.
Feb 7, 2014 – New issues seem to be trickling out of the pipeline for February, quite a contrast to activity seen in recent months, but market players remain optimistic that 2014 will be a robust year for private placement deals.
Jan 30, 2014 – Utility company NorthWestern Corp. raised $100 million in the private placement market at the end of 2013 via a two-tranche deal, industry sources told IMMP.
Jan 28, 2014 – Europe's Loan Market Association plans to develop a template for documents that could be used for private placements of either loans or notes.
Jan 23, 2014 – Proceeds from Investa's private placement will be used to refinance existing debt and for general corporate purposes.
Jan 8, 2014 – The French food services and facilities management company is seeking maturities of five to 15 years.
Jan 8, 2014 – The issuer, which is rated ‘BBB+’ by Standard & Poor’s, is looking for maturities between 10 and 15 years.
Dec 19, 2013 – The offering consisted of a $260 million 10-year bullet and a $165 million 12-year bullet.
Dec 19, 2013 – The Australian winemake will use proceeds to refinance U.S. dollar-denominated debt maturing in Arpil 2014.
Dec 12, 2013 – Gregory V. Johnson, a 23-year veteran of Bank of America, joined Global Capital Advisors at the beginning of December.
Dec 11, 2013 – Proceeds from the nine-year note will fund the acquisition of a portfolio 34 properties leased to the U.K. government.