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Spacs prove resilient in shaky markets

Spacs prove resilient in shaky markets

May 21, 2020
By HELEN AVERY

Appetite for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies is growing as investors find comfort in their new structure. Market participants expect more to come this year along thematic lines, with the first ESG Spac launched in May.

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Loans: Crunch time for credit

Loans: Crunch time for credit

May 20, 2020
By LOUISE BOWMAN

Central bank intervention has delayed the deluge of insolvency that Covid-19 lockdowns will cause, but it can only plug the dike for so long.

Chinese bonds: buyer beware

Chinese bonds: buyer beware

May 19, 2020
By ELLIOT WILSON

Foreign capital is flooding into Chinese bonds, but investors would be wise to scrutinize the myriad ways by which issuers can wriggle out of meeting their obligations.

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