Brexit cited as top macroeconomic factor likely to fuel European restructurings in 2019
Brexit is the main macroeconomic factor likely to drive a European restructuring wave in 2019, according to Debtwire’s 15th European Distressed Debt Market Outlook.
Investing in Italy amidst political turmoil, structural challenges and improving stakeholder dynamics – Conference Coverage
Italy, the political situation, its widening spread and the increasingly tense relationship with the EU are as topical as Brexit, these days.
We were joined by some of the leading voices in the industry at the annual Mid-Market forum, here's what they had to say.
Report launch: Themes to watch in European restructuring in 2018
Debtwire launched the 14th edition of the European Distressed Debt Market Outlook today (14 February), produced in association with Greenhill and Orrick.
AFME attendees expect 2018 volume boom
UK retailers report positive results despite predicted post-Brexit collapse
- European retail sector has fared well compared to other sectors in spite of uncertainty
- Matalan and House of Fraser have reported positive results amid post-Brexit challenges
- However dark clouds still remain on the horizon as consumers get ever more stretched
European debt markets set for record year of issuance
- EUR 209bn has already been deployed this year across leveraged loans and high yield bonds
- Leveraged loans experienced a record year during the first half of 2017
- Refinanced capital took 61% of transactions during first three quarters of 2017
Carillion plc- after stock and bond nosedive, what next?
On 7 September, Debtwire held an online discussion on Carillion plc focusing on the UK domiciled construction services company’s financial position, the challenges it faces as it deals with a changing strategy and ballooning impairments, and potential restructuring options it could use to ease its debt burden and weak earnings.
A Changing Europe: What Does This Mean For US Investors?
With political populism, negative interest rates, scarcity of liquidity, mounting regulation and the ties that bind the European Union seemingly beginning to unravel, many are on guard and wondering where the next shock will come from.
Tie-ups may be part of the future, but how can banks and funds really work together?
Emma Roche of Debtwire chaired a head-to-head debate between HSBC and Ares Management to level some of the views held by banks and direct lenders about each other.
Video: The Primary Plight and Bondholder Rights
Watch the full panel discussion from Debtwire's European High Yield Forum. My Debtwire Events account holders can watch the full video recording. Login or sign-up for a free account to watch.
Cross-border and cross asset-class convergence rumbles on in the European high yield bond and leveraged loan markets.
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