This week we talk about high yield and emerging market bonds with Amy Xie Patrick, Head of Income Strategies at Pendal Group. We take a deep dive into these sectors, why they are attractive to investors, the risks associated with them and favoured emerging market countries. Also discussed are...
IAM Capital Markets has been mandated by ZEN Energy Pty Ltd in a joint lead manager capacity to raise up to AUD $150M across two pari passu ranking loan tranches in Q1 FY24. The fixed rate notes have a three-year maturity and pay quarterly fixed rate interest in the...
Boutique manager Apostle Funds Management has launched an ethically screened high-yield credit fund. It's accessible to wholesale investors and adds to Apostle's stable of ethical and impact strategies, following the launch of its Apostle People and Planet Diversified Fund in April. Apostle has designed the portfolio the be an all-weather fund...
Australian Bond Exchange (ABE) has launched a new high yield Australian dollar denominated note linked to a shipping and trade finance fund from TradeFlow Capital Management in conjunction with investment manager Ferguson Hyams Investment Management. TradeFlow is a fintech-powered commodity investment business which enables physical commodity trading for small and...
Citi Australia has moved to expand its access to fixed income products and services that will deliver a higher yield for clients while offering some protection from market shocks. Citi will begin offering high yield bonds, hybrids and capital notes to its wholesale client base. It will also provide access...
This week Australian Bond Exchange (ABE) launched a new high yield bond issue on behalf of Pallas Capital. ABE is lead manager of the transaction and will make the bond available through the digital IRESS platform, meaning there will be real time prices and data on the security, a first. Hoping...
As published in The Australian on Saturday 25 April 2020 Australia’s fledgling retail corporate bond market hit a speed bump this week as one of the best known companies in that space, Virgin Australia, went into administration. Unlike share investing, bond investing is all about the solvency of the bond issuer....

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