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Strategy & Outlook

Fitch: U.S. Insurers Increase Allocations to Private Placements

U.S. life insurers continue to modestly shift allocations into less liquid asset classes such as private placement corporate bonds as interest rates remain at historically low levels, according to Fitch Ratings.

France's Albioma Priced €80M PP in June

The bonds, which mature in December 2020, were placed with European institutional investors.

Trade Groups Join Forces on Euro PP Standards

Two leading trade groups have joined forces to establish a guide to best practices in Europe’s small but growing private placement market.

EC Plans Study of Europe's PP Markets

The European Commission is planning to conduct study comparing practices in the region's local private placement markets with practices in other regions, such as the U.S., analyze their strengths and develop policy recommendations for replicating this success more widely.

BAML Hangs on to Top Slot

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.


PPL Deal Log

Most Recent US private placements

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust


Upper Peninsula Power


Peoples Gas


Fonterra Dairy


Grainger plc


Midcoast Energy Partners


Mullen Group Ltd.


Auckland Int'l Airport


Jersey Electricity


River Fuel Trust






South Jersey Industries


Shurgard Europe


Allianz Trust


Meridian Energy


Port of Brisbane


Arthur J. Gallagher


Wood Group


SA Power Networks





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Firm: Incapital

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